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NOT A JOKE: House Democrats Now Plan to Give All Members of Congress A Pay Increase (Details)

Because they work so hard or…?

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$174,000 a year (plus perks-galore) is pretty awesome as it is, but it’s not good enough.

Even though most members of Congress are well-off financially before taking office, House Democrats are now proposing a pay increase.

Here’s the scoop…

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House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.

Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend automatic cost-of-living increases while heading into the 2010 election year.

Freshman Democrat Rep. Katie Porter. Heard of her?

She recently admitted that getting elected to Congress really, really, really helped erase her medical bills.

Must be nice, huh?

From Free Beacon:

Congresswoman Katie Porter (D, Calif.,) revealed in a subcommittee meeting that a tangled mess of health care bills she was facing was cleared up when a patient advocate told the insurance company Porter had been recently elected to the House of Representatives.

In a Tuesday hearing titled “Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills,” the freshman representative told her personal story of needing an emergency appendectomy last August. She said she was shocked to get a bill for $3,000 because one of the surgeons was out of her provider network.

Porter noted, “As I continued to fight my insurance company, I kept receiving bills from the surgeon. Eventually, nearly five months after I was hospitalized, the surgeon was forced to simply request payment.

She said, “Finally, the patient advocate, invoking the fact that I had just been elected to Congress, was able to get the insurance company to agree to pay my surgeon’s bill.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxiPebVep8Y&feature=youtu.be&t=1009

Have you heard those stories of radical lefties assaulting conservatives overseas with milkshakes?

Well, it’s now happening in the states.

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) can attest.

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President Trump says what’s on his mind 24/7.

He does not have a filter and that’s what so many millions of Americans love about him.

While speaking before reporters at the White House on Thursday, POTUS let the nation know that Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is a “mess” and that Congress can’t get anything done because of obstructionist Democrats.

Trump noted, “She’s a mess, let’s face it. It’s a do nothing congress. She’s lost it.

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Good News: Number Of Abortions Plummets To New All-Time Low Since Roe v. Wade

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The true Civil Rights issue of the day is not anything to do with color or sexual orientation, but that of the most basic, fundamental right of all: life. Ever since the decision in Roe v. Wade was made, millions of children have died before they even had a chance to experience the joys of life, a crime not only against humanity, but a heinous act of idolatry that has surely brought some of God’s judgment down on our nation. Well, it seems the pro-life crowd finally has some news to celebrate about as a new report indicates that the rate of abortions being performed has dropped significantly since 2011, hitting its lowest since Roe v. Wade in 1973. Here’s more from TheBlaze: According to the liberal Guttmacher Institute, the abortion rate has dropped from more than 1 million in 2011 to 926,000 in 2014 and 862,000 in 2017 — a 20 percent decrease during this seven-year time period. Although pro-life changes on a state level are certainly a step in the right direction, Guttmacher said it believed these new laws were not the driving force behind the drop in abortions. In their words: With the available evidence, it is impossible to pinpoint exactly which factors drove recent declines, and to what degree. However, previous Guttmacher analyses have documented that abortion restrictions, while incredibly harmful at an individual level, were not the main driver of national declines in the abortion rate in the 2008–2011 or 2011–2014 time periods. Much the same appears to hold true for the 2011–2017 timeframe….Rather, the decline in abortions appears to be part of a broader decline in pregnancies, as evidenced by fewer births over the same period. But, while the number of births overall may be dropping, the report also said that the ratio of…

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Trump Lays The Smack Down On Iran, Orders New Sanctions In Light Of Saudi Oil Attacks

This is what true leadership looks like.

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President Trump is once again proving he’s a strong leader when it comes to America’s presence on the geopolitical stage, having ordered the Treasury Department to “substantially increase” sanctions on the Middle East country of Iran in the wake of drone attacks on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. This, ladies and gentlemen, was the kind of leadership that was sorely lacking during the Obama years. If he were still president, he’d probably ship them some more cash flow and beg for their forgiveness for some fake imaginary slight he thinks we committed to facilitate such action. via The Daily Wire: “I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!” Trump wrote on Twitter. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1174305447513186304 It was not immediately clear exactly what he instructed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to do. The U.S. has long had punitive sanctions in place against Iran. Trump’s move comes after drone strikes on Saturday that severely damaged a crude-processing plant and oil field in Saudi Arabia, which is the largest in the world. The U.S. and the Saudis have accused Iran of perpetrating the attacks. The drone strikes prompted an immediate spike in crude prices, which experts said could soon raise the price of gas by 20 cents or more in the U.S. After Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, oil prices fell. Iran is once again looking to stir the pot and get some attention, though the reason why is unknown at this point. There’s no doubt the America hating nation would love to have some sort of armed conflict with our country, as they are major supporters of radical Islamic terrorism and believe that a third world war, which includes America, must happen to usher in the end times. Whether or not that’s truly their intent,…

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