The Iranian navy frigate IS Alvand passes through the Suez canal at Ismailia, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb.22, 2011. The frigate, accompanied by the replenishment ship IS Kharg, entered the Suez Canal on Tuesday enroute to Syria, officials said, the first time in three decades that Tehran has sent military ships through the strategic waterway.(AP Photo)

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U.S. Sends Battleships to Persian Gulf, Iran Responds

Following reports that the Iranian-backed Huthi rebels attacked Saudi settlements at the border with Yemen, the waters Persian Gulf are seeing increased movements both of U.S. and Iranian warships. News broke earlier this week that an Iranian warship had ‘harassed’ a U.S.-flagged supply ship and later boarded another ship. Those events culminated in the Pentagon
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IRS Investigation GAO: Former IRS Agents Can Access Taxpayer Information

The federal government’s own watchdog established by Congress, the General Accountability Office (GAO), released a bombshell report this week which comes at a most inconvenient time for the embattled Internal Revenue Service. Amid the ongoing scandal concerning the Justice Department’s obstruction of the investigation into the targeting of conservative political groups, the GAO’s report lends
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The Next Marco Rubio?

Live on Hannity, Republican Congressman Connie Mack recently announced his challenge to Democratic Senator Bill Nelson in Florida: While Mack isn’t the first Florida Republican to join the race, he brings a much praised record as a limited government advocate and statewide name recognition. This popularity translated into a four point lead over Senator Nelson
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911cross NTPA Alert: Save The 9/11 Memorial Cross

Save The 9/11 Memorial Cross Religious symbols have marked burial grounds in all cultures for thousands of years. They’re also often used to mark memorial sites and places where survivors wish to commemorate those who have been lost. Religious symbols are a demonstration of faith, strength in the face of tragedy, courage and determination. The
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Politics

Image #: 17415675    Friends Wayne Laraway, left, and Bob Scheffler, both of Long Valley, N.J., talk while holding their "No Obambacare" signs outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 while the court listens to oral arguments on the personal mandate part of Obamacare. Scheffler, who has had a bout with cancer, said that he doesn't want the government to make medical decisions for him, so he felt strongly about coming to D.C. to represent himself and his part of the country.      The Washington Times /Landov Can Republicans Replace Obamacare?

A decision by the Supreme Court on the suit that challenges the legitimacy of the federal insurance subsidies is pending, and Republicans in Congress appear to be split on how best to avoid the so-called ‘death spiral’. Attorneys for the federal government argued in hopes of convincing court justices that, regardless of the legality of
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Foreign Policy

The Iranian navy frigate IS Alvand passes through the Suez canal at Ismailia, Egypt, Tuesday, Feb.22, 2011. The frigate, accompanied by the replenishment ship IS Kharg, entered the Suez Canal on Tuesday enroute to Syria, officials said, the first time in three decades that Tehran has sent military ships through the strategic waterway.(AP Photo) U.S. Sends Battleships to Persian Gulf, Iran Responds

Following reports that the Iranian-backed Huthi rebels attacked Saudi settlements at the border with Yemen, the waters Persian Gulf are seeing increased movements both of U.S. and Iranian warships. News broke earlier this week that an Iranian warship had ‘harassed’ a U.S.-flagged supply ship and later boarded another ship. Those events culminated in the Pentagon
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Debt and Taxes

IRS Investigation IRS Drops 60% of Calls As Tax Day Looms

It’s official: Tax Freedom Day, 2015, comes later than usual on April 24th. It is the day after which Americans are no longer working to pay the sum total of their taxes, whether to local, state or federal governments. With 43 days allotted alone for paying income taxes, the day comes as salt in the
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National Security

emiailhack Russia Hacks Obama’s Email

Last month’s revelation that Russian hackers had gained access to sensitive information both in the White House and at the State Department has gained new life this week. Contrary to earlier reports that indicated the breach was limited and that no top secret information was revealed, the new details allege that the hackers gained access
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