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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul offered his first balanced budget in 2011. Now, over a decade later he continues to offer legislation to get Washington’s spending under control. He recently introduced his “Six Penny Plan” federal budget that will balance within five years. “Five years ago, we could balance our budgetContinue Reading

The number of abortions performed in the United States increased between 2017 and 2020, reversing a 30-year trend, according to figures released today. The Guttamcher Institute, a research group that advocates for abortion rights, said its data showed 930,160 abortions were performed in 2020, an 8% increase from the 862,320 performedContinue Reading

Rio de Janeiro

The Municipal Health Department of Rio de Janeiro (SMS-Rio) confirmed today the first case of monkeypox in the city. The victim is a 38-year-old Brazilian who lives in London, England. He arrived in Brazil on Saturday (June 11) and, the following day, sought medical attention at the National Institute of InfectiousContinue Reading

An argument that started Friday afternoon at the Club Vape kiosk at the Westfield Brandon mall led to one person getting shot outside the mall. Now, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) announced the arrest of the suspect Saturday night. Quran Deandre Johnson, 19, was arrested while operating a stolenContinue Reading

The Florida Department Agriculture and Consumer Services reported on a Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) case in a 4-year-old pony from Columbia County in northern Florida. The unvaccinated horse presented with signs of apprehension, depression, fever, muscle twitch, incoordination, inability to stand, and head pressing, and listlessness earlier this month. TheContinue Reading

President Biden created more outrage Tuesday with statements defending abortion in the wake of the leaked SCOTUS opinion draft which indicated the court’s intention to overturn Roe v. Wade. “Roe says what all basic mainstream religions have historically concluded, that the existence of a human life and being is a question.Continue Reading

The Endurance, the ship of British explorer and World War I veteran Ernest Shackleton, was found off the coast of Antarctica in the Weddell Sea, preserved by the icy waters Over 100 years after it went missing, crashing in 1915, the Endurance was located by a team of marine archeologists andContinue Reading