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Nolte: America Went to the Moon and then Went Shopping

I’m no space nut. I was not one of those kids who built model rockets. But I do understand what the space program did for this country, not just for our national pride (which is important), but how the relentless push to achieve Kennedy’s radical challenge dramatically improved life here on Earth.

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Religious Freedom Scorecard: Marco Rubio Earns Highest Rating in Senate for 3rd Year

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) earned the highest score in the Senate again this week, which was bestowed by the latest International Religious Freedom (IRF) Congressional Scorecard, a non-governmental organization (NGO) assessment that recognizes lawmakers’ devotion to advancing religious liberties via their voting record, caucus work, and sponsoring of bills, among other efforts.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Policy Conference at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel June 27, 2019 in Washington, DC. Created as a bridge between conservative Tea Party movement and evangelical voters, the Faith and Freedom Coalition was founded by Christian conservative activist …

Pinkerton: ‘One Giant Leap’ — the Apollo Project and the American Way

The space program was not just about the guts and grit of astronauts with “the right stuff,” nor about the brilliance of the engineers who designed the spacecraft.  It was also about the financial and organizational ability of government leaders, corporate executives, and white- and blue-collar workers—all teaming up to get the job done. 

DC, UNITED STATES: This 20 July 1969 file photo released by NASA shows astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. saluting the US flag on the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 11 lunar mission. The 20th July 1999 marks the 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and man's …

GOP Rep. Aderholt: Trump’s Tweets ‘Part of His Personality,’ ‘Why So Many People Across the Country Rally Behind Him’

Although President Donald Trump’s Twitter account has been the focal point of controversy, especially now as he has taken on “The Squad,” a foursome of so-called progressive congressional Democrats that include Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL) cautions his fellow Republicans on being too down on Trump’s tweets.

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