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Pat Metheny and Anna Marie Jopek -- Are You Going With Me?.
oops! Blitzer to tornado survivor: “I guess, you gotta thank the Lord, right?”
The number of Wisconsin children who are from low-income families has climbed for the ninth straight year, according to a new report from the state’s Department of Public Instruction.
According to statistics released by the US Department of Agriculture earlier this month, 31 percent of the managed honeybee colonies died in the winter. Since fruiting is dependent on fertilization, a result of pollination, honeybee decline can impact agriculture. We can directly link honeybees to one out of every three bites of food that we put on our table.
A Florida family man who not only made his mortgage payments on time but made payments early faces foreclosure by Wells Fargo. The explanation for initiating the foreclosure proceedings by Wells Fargo is nothing short of amazing and offers a sad commentary on how little has changed despite the 2008 financial crisis and supposed reforms like Dodd-Frank.
Ahead of a major speech on counterterrorism policies tomorrow, the administration of President Barack Obama has officially declassified information related to drone strikes against four American citizens and also acknowledged for the first time that they were killed by the United States.
I’m really sick of how “the economy” is the stock market. It. Is. NOT. I also know that the constituents of unemployed and underemployed aren’t out there putting pressure on congress or the President.
Institutional investors manage your retirement money. They just love sleazy bankers who deliver to the bottom line.
In case you weren't aware of it, Captain Super Muslim XXX (in his guise as mild-mannered President No Drama Obama) took time out from his busy past few weeks having the IRS audit-murder reporters in Benghazi in order to take control of the world's weather systems and send a killer tornado to Oklahoma yesterday. Oh, here let Rand Paul's BFF Alex Jones explain it to you.
In the wake of the hate-motivated murder last week of Mark Carson in New York City's Greenwich Village -- just one in a string of anti-transgender and anti-gay hate crimes plaguing the city, LGBT rights activist Scott Wooledge challenged LGBT rights opponents to repudiate the violence:
While most of the media has focused on scandals and tornadoes, the Senate has taken the unusual step of actually getting some real work down using regular order. Late yesterday the Senate Judiciary Committee finished mark up on the immigration reform bill and approved it in a vote of 13 to 5.
It appears one of the surprise losers during the implementation of the Affordable Care Act maybe some of the labor unions that most strongly supported the law. From the Hill:
Lois Lerner, the head of the Exempt Organizations division of the IRS, just took the fifth amendment at the House Government Oversight Committee refusing to testify on the grounds that she might incriminate herself.
From Immigration Equality: Following months of threats and pressure by some Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced today he is withholding amendments to the immigration bill that would end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) immigrant families. Show More Summary
Now that individuals like David Vitter and Mark Sanford have proven there is simply no sex based scandal that a heterosexual male politician can recover from, it has encouraged Anthony Weiner to get back into politics. Just two year after resigning from Congress because of sending sexual pictures to random women, Weiner is launching a new campaign.
The Associated Press were not the only ones to have their phone records seized by the government as it was revealed Tuesday that Fox News had their phone records seized as part of the Obama Administration's war on whistleblowers. After being labeled a "co-conspirator" Fox News reporter James Rosen was targeted for doing basic journalism.
Originally posted at In These Times. While rain pattered gently on the concrete steps of Manhattan’s Union Square last Saturday, a group of workers were giving the assembled crowd a tour of the sun-scorched fields of Florida’s tomato farms. Show More Summary
It is certainly possible that the Cincinnati Office of the IRS looked more dubiously into tax exemption claims from various “Tea Party” groups than others. But there are a few logical reasons this should probably have occurred. There are two things true about “Tea Party” groups — They HATE government and they REALLY HATE paying [...]
Hadouken! - Levitate.
This weekend brings brings two great America traditions to a head: Barbecue and Liberace. Steven Soderbergh's (possibly) final film, Behind the Candelabra airs on Sunday night, the eve of Monday's eruption of charring ecstasy. My grandmother loved Liberace and watched him weekly; I thought he was fascinatingly creepy, a vibe was only heightened by his appearance on Batman.