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Obama Quietly Signs The ‘Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act’ Into Law

Zero Hedge, Just like that, the US Ministry of Truth is officially born. Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes $611 billion for the military in 2017. In

Senate Quietly Passes The “Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act”

Tyler Durden, While we wait to see if and when the Senate will pass (and president will sign) Bill  “H.R. 6393, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017″, which was passed by the House at the end of November with an overwhelming majority and which seeks to crack down on websites suspected of conducting Russian

Ken Blackwell: Stopping America’s Drug Epidemic

Ken Blackwell, This 2016 presidential race was a hard fought campaign. President-elect Donald J. Trump campaigned on a bold and conservative platform of making our cities safe again. After decades of neglect, urban communities across America are in desperate need of repair. With so many partisan political issues, there remain a select few issues that

Trump’s Cabinet Picks May Not Get Rubber-Stamped by Rand Paul

Donald Trump sits atop Republicans in Washington, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the Senate will rubber-stamp everyone he picks for his Cabinet. While he can expect the Republican Senate to confirm the vast majority of his choices, the party’s narrow 52-48 edge and early infighting could slow or doom controversial ones. Senator Rand Paul of

Dems odds of Congress takeover still a longshot

Democrats still face long odds in taking full control of Congress next month, despite buoyed optimism from Donald Trump’s embattled presidential campaign and the rift it has created within his Republican Party. While Democrats for years have targeted 2016 as the ideal time to retake control of the Senate, they had been far less optimistic

State Department sent taxpayer money to group that attempted to oust Israel’s Netanyahu

The U.S. State Department sent nearly $350,000 to an advocacy group that worked to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a Senate report released Tuesday. OneVoice Movement, a group that supported peace negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian factions, received grants from the State Department during a 14-month period ending in November 2014, according

Very positive step toward unification,” Ryan and Trump said in a joint statement

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump went on a charm offensive on Thursday to try to win the party establishment’s support for his insurgent candidacy, but top Republican Paul Ryan stopped short of endorsing him. Trump was on his best behavior on a day of meetings with Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill. He listened patiently