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Vet Groups Hit Pentagon for Bid to Limit Veterans Preference Benefit

Senate lawmakers and even the Defense Department have picked a fight with a group they usually go out of their way not to offend: the nation’s veterans. 43 more words

Benefits

gun (out of) control

Cain killed his brother…The Lord said to Cain… “Now you are cursed…You will be a fugitive and a wanderer on the earth.” Cain answered, “My punishment is greater than I can bear…(A)nyone who meets me may kill me.” The Lord said, “Not so! 377 more words

A Personal Reflection

Senate To Vote On Defense Bill As White House Warns Of Veto

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate is set to vote on a $602 billion defense policy bill that the White House says President Barack Obama will veto. 125 more words

News

The Best (or worst) that the US Senate has to Offer

Can anyone find the inconsistencies and inaccuracies in this Speech given by Senator Orrin Hatch at the US Senate Podium two days ago? hmmm

June 8, 2016… 2,383 more words

Politics

Minimizing the States: The 17th Amendment's Side Effect

The 17th Amendment’s purpose was to give US citizens a greater voice in the federal government by granting them a direct and the sole say in deciding the senators that would represent their states in Washington. 610 more words

State Issues

Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on Eric Fanning's Confirmation as Secretary of the Army

“I want to congratulate Eric Fanning on his confirmation as Secretary of the Army by the U.S. Senate.  Eric is one of our country’s most knowledgeable, dedicated, and experienced defense officials and I am confident he will make an exceptional Secretary. 38 more words

Department Of Defense