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How much border wall does $5 bil. get you?

It appears somebody went out there and figured it all out: As Congress battles over President Trump’s demand for $5 billion in border-wall funding, Homeland Security officials explained Friday what that money could actually buy. According to DHS officials, the funding would cover the construction…

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My government shut down, and I barely noticed.

If I hadn’t checked in with the drivebys this morning, I would have had no idea we were in the midst of a government shutdown. Of course, the drivebys want you to believe the country is paralyzed AND the GOP is to blame.   Never…

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#ncpol: McHenry, Tillis vote to FUND Planned Parenthood, amnesty

Mitch McConnell and John Boehner have been fretting about a “government shutdown.” Even though there has been no evidence whatsoever of past government shutdowns hurting the GOP at the ballot box, our Republican “leaders” caved in to the minority Democrats and Barry Obama on funding…

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Hey, media: Don’t serve us B.S. and tell us it’s filet mignon.

McClatchy and the other surviving cartels in the dwindling, money-bleeding mainstream media are working overtime to try to sell us on the “fact” that the average American is furious with the GOP over a 17 percent freeze in federal spending during the first two weeks…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Economy Media NCGOP Politics

Put that white flag AWAY !!!!

We’ve got a 17 percent federal spending freeze.  But to hear the media tell it, we are experiencing THE END OF DAYS. CNN is running a countdown clock.  We’re being that this 17 percent spending freeze is starving babies, hurting seniors, endangering national security, and…

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Memo to media chicken littles:The sky is NOT falling.

If you’ve been paying any attention to the blathering of the mainstream media lately, you’ve seen horror stories — packed in between Beyonce fashion stories and the latest on Kim and Kanye — about the government shutdown complete with countdown clocks and weeping Department of…