One of the most prevailing misconceptions about the Affordable Care Act (i.e., "Obamacare") is that it doesn't really impact "small" businesses. While it is true that the dominant provisions of the Affordable Care Act (particularly,Show More Summary
John Travolta has had many lives in America culture. First as a teen idol on TV, then as a teen idol in the movies. Then as a declining movie star. Then as a movie star making a big comeback. And now as a…name mangler whose own name is becoming an adjective. It all started at [...]
A woman named Nicole Peterson Speelman in Capetown, South Africa recorded this two minute video clip yesterday and posted it to her Facebook page. A man is pulled out of his car, stripped naked, and then for no apparent reason, kicked and beaten by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
For his opening jokes of NBC’s Thursday broadcast of “The Tonight Show,” host Jimmy Fallon took a couple of jabs at the Conservative Political Action Conference underway at National Harbor outside of Washington, D.C. “Well here’s what everyone’s talking about – a big day for Republicans,” Fallon said. Show More Summary
Common-sense North Carolinians of all parties should be paying attention to the May 2014 primary race for one of the seats on the NC Supreme Court. NC's most astute sitting Supreme Court member, Justice Robin Hudson, is being challenged by two corporatist opponents. Show More Summary
At this point you have to strongly suspect the Arizona-style attempts to "protect" bigots by allowing them to discriminate against gay Americans are harming the pro-discrimination side more than helping it. State Sen. Steve Gallardo,...Show More Summary
(Credit: Wikipedia) Donald Trump just said "the late, great Jimmy Carter." Did I miss some major news this morning? — Patrick Caldwell (@patcaldwell) March 6, 2014 [h/t TalkingPointsMemo] Yeah, Donald Trump said this about Jimmy Carter,...Show More Summary
Looks like someone is about ready to throw in the towel on that whole replace Obamacare thing that has proven so difficult for House Republicans. Boehner just now -- GOP is against #ACA fixes, only for repeal: "The truth is you can't...Show More Summary
A new poll of firms with less than 100 employees finds major support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10. The post Six In Ten Small Business Owners Want A $10.10 Minimum Wage appeared first on ThinkProgress.
NO MORE QUESTIONS: A McAuliffe spokesman called one reporter’s questions on his Medicaid expansion savings figures “ridiculous” and “nit-picky.” By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Reporters ask the tough questions and try to get answers. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal trotted out well-worn myths, many provided by the conservative lobbying group the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, to complain about the latest attack on class action lawsuits currently in front of the Supreme Court. On March 5, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Halliburton v. Show More Summary
Martin Gilens, a political scientist at Princeton University, studied decades of polling data and media reports to gain a better understanding of why we tend to hold welfare in disdain.
A Chinese commercial flight with 200 passengers on board came within minutes of being hit by North Korean missiles. The China Southern Airlines flight flew through an area of airspace just five minutes after North Korea launched the rockets into the same area, the Daily Star reports. Show More Summary
The Winklevoss twins said Wednesday they used bitcoins to buy their tickets for a voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture. Virgin Galactic sells rides on its six-passenger, two-pilot SpaceShipTwo for $250,000. Show More Summary
Fox News correspondent Catherine Herridge was a no-show at a Benghazi discussion panel Thursday co-hosted by Breitbart News, despite having been listed as a participant. Moderated by newly-minted Breitbart News columnist and Center for...Show More Summary
Fox News Host Alisyn Camerota: "You've heard some of our leaders liken this exchange to a chess game. You are a world-class chess master. How...
Hillary Rodham Clinton continued to condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin a day after she compared his actions to those of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.
Congressman Elijah Cummings said he was actually trying to help Darrell Issa get information when Issa cut his mic off during Wednesday’s hearing with Lois Lerner. Cummings (D-MD) explained on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that when he asked a procedural question after Issa adjourned the hearing, he was simply trying to get former IRS official Lois […]
Remember, the patients who bought this are entitled to vote: EDMOND, Oklahoma - An Edmond doctor is under fire for allegedly injecting patients across Oklahoma with a mysterious formula called the "Jesus shot." Dr. John Michael Lonergan is a former federal prison inmate who was convicted of tax evasion, mail fraud and healthcare fraud in Ohio. Show More Summary