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Mosquitos are effective at distributing diseases and they don’t care if you are a Democrat or a Republican. The current Senate delay in approving funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus is frustrating, unnecessary, and dangerous. Now is not the time to be playing politics with the health of the American people.
America needs to rethink how we distribute our foreign aid around the world. I came to Congress on the promise of cutting wasteful government spending. There are plenty of examples of the government playing loose with taxpayer money, but none more so than how we spend our foreign aid dollars.
Government has two roles. Pretend to make the lives of Americans better - while actually making them worse. The first is a necessary facade - to allow them to execute the second.
Is this crass and cynical? Yes, it is. But it is also accurate. Here’s some more crass accuracy.
Some say there are two front lines in war — those on the battlefield and those who medically treat the wounded, diseased and mentally afflicted soldiers who serve in battle.
Alvina Bowen, 91, wearing the same brown uniform she wore 72 years ago when she served as what was then called a US Army Technical Sergeant during WWII, said she agrees.
Washington, D.C. – Today the House Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), passed two measures addressing state sponsors of terrorism and a bill to promote the role of women in resolving conflict. A summary of the committee action, including adopted amendments, is available HERE.
Florida congressman and member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs weighs in on why this president would rather take on Republicans than extremists. He reacts to President Obama's comments about radical Islam and Paul Ryan's comments about the U.S. being at war with radical Islam — and not Islam in general. Fred Fleitz, former CIA analyst and former Col.
A Florida congressman is ripping into President Obama in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend, saying Mr. Obama has failed to call out radical Islamic terrorism for what it is.
“We’re hearing the wrong signal out of this administration. President Obama owns this,” GOP Rep. Ted Yoho said this week on “Tim Constantine’s Capitol Hill Show.”
This week, the U.S. House passed the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act” (PROMESA) with the Florida delegation splitting on odd lines. The bill from U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisc., would let Puerto Rico restructure its $72 billion debt in return for more federal oversight of local affairs.
The Military Museum of North Florida and Reynolds Industrial Park on SR 16 in Green Cove Springs celebrated its 4th Annual Armed Forces Day Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, 2016. The gates opened around 8:00 AM, two hours earlier than last year, and remained opened throughout the afternoon.
American flags speckled the Forest Meadows cemetery among bouquets of lilies and roses Monday as 400 people honored veterans at the funeral home’s Memorial Day ceremony.
The crowd quietly joined Dorene Webster in singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” and applauded as members of Milton Lewis Young Marines folded the flag.