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Trump: ‘Pride and Patriotism’ Must Be Taught in U.S. Schools

U.S. students should be taught respect for the U.S. flag in a “new American future” that includes instilling “pride and patriotism” in the nation’s schools, its immigration process and military, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Thursday morning. “It’s time to create a new American future for you, for your children, and all American children

Windshield Wash Breeds Germs Causing Deadly Legionnaires

 Windshield washer fluid, sprayed by drivers to help see out of their car windows, may be a breeding ground for bacteria that causes the deadly pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease. Previous studies have tied riding in automobiles to the illness, though researchers didn’t know how or why it happened. An investigation into fluid dispersed by

More than talk needed to rescue trapped vets

Betsy McCaughey Leave it to President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress to enact what they billed as “comprehensive” health reform and overlook the plight of 8.5 million veterans. That’s what they did in 2010 when they passed Obamacare. It provides coverage for convicts and even for newcomers to this country with no waiting period,

Obama’s America? Veteran Care About To Get Even Worse

Lee Covino  Recently, the National Commander of the American Legion called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and other Under Secretaries in his agency to resign. It was the first time since 1941 that the veterans’ organization called for such a presidential appointee to step down. The American Legion Commander cited poor oversight and failed