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Congress Thinks The Pentagon Is Not Taking UFO Reports Seriously After Latest Briefings

Lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence and Armed Services Committees are unimpressed with the classified progress reports on UFOs they received in a briefing Monday, according to Politico.Though the office is not expected to be fully operational until June, members of the committees have said that national security agencies aren’t taking reports of highly advanced aircraft…

ANALYSIS: Redistricting Maps Are God’s Gift To GOP

The latest redistricting maps heading into the November 2022 midterms show Republicans are poised to gain control of both chambers of Congress, allowing the party to block President Joe Biden’s radical agenda.Control of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives is officially in play for Republicans as the 2022 midterms loom over the…

WILFORD: Tired of Rising Inflation? There’s One Old Law That Deserves Some Blame

As inflation continues to climb, Americans facing ever-higher prices at the pump and just about everywhere else are understandably looking for the culprit.A big reason for that is Congress spending trillions of dollars it didn’t have for two straight years as if deficits didn’t matter, but the other part is supply chains. And while the…

When Pigs Fly: Congress Inserts Over 4,000 Pork Earmarks In Spending Bill

Authored by Jonathan Turley,For years, Congress has dispensed with the pretense of informed legislative process when it comes to major bills and appropriations. The new $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill, however, took the notion of blind legislating to a disgraceful degree. Democratic leadership dumped the almost 3,000 page bill on the members (and the public)…

Texas Republican Rep. Calls on Biden to ‘Show Up to the Border’

DEL RIO, Texas — A group of 14 members of Congress led by Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-TX) visited the West Texas border region to discuss border security issues with federal officials in Del Rio, Texas. Gonzales told a field of reporters President Biden talked about border security in his State of the Union Address but…

Jon Stewart Says Considering ‘The Sh*theads’ Who Are In Office, He’s Definitely Thought About...

Jon Stewart said considering “the shitheads” who are currently in office, he’s definitely thought about throwing his hat in the political ring.During the 59-year-old comedian’s interview on Thursday’s episode of The New York Times’ “Sway” podcast, host Kara Swisher asked the TV host if he’s ever thought about running for public office to promote issues…

Rubio, Manchin Introduce Bill To Block Feds From Supplying Crack Pipes

February 12, 2022 3:12 PM ET Republican Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin introduced bipartisan legislation Friday called the Preventing Illicit Paraphernalia for Exchange Systems (PIPES) Act, which would prohibit federal tax dollars from going toward “crack pipes” and other drug related paraphernalia, according to The Hill.“Every American and West…

Report: Democrats Avoid Campaigning on Biden’s Floundering Build Back Better Agenda

Democrat Congressional candidates running in GOP House districts are noticeably avoiding talking about President Joe Biden’s floundering Build Back Better agenda, the Daily Beast observed on Tuesday. According to the report: …At least seven other Democrats who are running in the most competitive GOP-held House districts—from New York to Iowa to Maryland—have said nothing or…

FACT CHECK: Is A Group Of Baboons Called A ‘Congress’?

An image shared on Facebook claims a group of baboons is called a “congress.” Verdict: False A group of baboons is called a “troop,” not a “congress.” Fact Check: The viral image features a picture of several dozen baboons sitting in the snow. “Did you know that a large group of baboons is called a congress?”…

Members Of Congress Spend Thanksgiving Serving Food To US Troops In South Korea, Then...

A bipartisan group of five members of Congress served food to U.S. troops stationed in South Korea on Thanksgiving and then headed to Taiwan, defying orders from China.Members on the House Veterans Affairs Committee, including Chairman and Democratic California Rep. Mark Takano, Democratic Texas Rep. Colin Allred, Republican South Carolina Rep. Nancy Mace, Democratic California…

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