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Toomey helps shrink the Ex-Im Bank and no one notices

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The only thing harder to roll back than big government is big government wrapped up with big business, and few outfits in Washington have been as impervious to reform as the Export-Import Bank. But the forces of light have been prevailing over the crony capitalists for a brief moment, if GOP reformers in Congress can […]

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Equality Act, amending Civil Rights Act of 1964

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HR5 (David Cicilline, D- RI), known also as the Equality Act, seeks to “prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation and for other purposes.”  Simply stated, HR5 would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act by adding sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes throughout the federal code.  This change […]

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A Few Words on HR8 from FOAC President, Kim Stolfer

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Are your fellow gun owners asleep at the switch and oblivious to what is REALLY going on?? Remember, they can’t TAKE our Freedom BUT we can give it away through Apathy and Inaction! In keeping with the theme above, you have probably heard, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on two gun control bills last […]

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Response from Senator Toomey on the caravan

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Senator Toomey Official Portrait

October 25, 2018 Dear Mr. Napoli, Thank you for contacting me about the security of our nation’s southern border. I appreciate hearing from you. America has long benefited from immigration and the contributions of those who have come to this country willing to work hard and seek a better life. Nearly every American has some […]

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Trump Tweets and Pennsylvania Doctor thwart attack in Syria

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Dr. Rim Albezem, a Syrian-born cardiologist who lives in Newtown, Penn., personally urged President Trump last month to stop the Syrian regime from launching an all-out attack on the country’s last major rebel stronghold. Photo: Matthew Hall/Philadelphia Inquirer By Dion Nissenbaum WASHINGTON—President Trump usesTwitteras a bully pulpit for everything from the economy to CNN’s ratings. […]

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Visas Halted for Foreign Officials’ Same-Sex Partners

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By Jessica Donati of the Wall Street Journal Oct. 2, 2018 8:04 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has ordered the State Department to stop issuing visas to unmarried same-sex partners of foreign officials working in the U.S., officials said Tuesday. U.S. officials said the new rule was introduced in July to match the State Department’s […]

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Congress, Take Your War Powers Back

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War is a heavy responsibility. But many of America’s foreign conflicts are now started, executed and largely overseen by one man: the president. Congress has ceded its war-making authority to the executive branch. War and peace are no longer an expression of the will of the people. Syria is a clear example. U.S. military operations […]

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What is the Magnitsky Act?

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The average American probably hadn’t heard of the Magnitsky Act until the term was thrust into the headlines in July 2017 when Donald Trump Jr. took a brief meeting with Russian lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, who purportedly wanted to speak about “the adoption of Russian children and the Magnitsky Act.”   More recently,  members of Congress […]