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The Thin Blue Furry Line

With all of the stumbles we’ve heard involving the U.S. Secret Service and breaches of security at the White House in recent months, it was especially big news when Hurricane and Jordan, two K-9 Secret Service dogs, helped distract and...       ...Show More Summary

UPS Finally Admits the Obvious – Letting Pregnant Workers Work is Good for Business

We recently reported that the fight to let pregnant workers come to work has finally reached the Supreme Court. On December 3, the court will hear the case of Peggy Young, a United Postal Service (UPS) package driver who was forced off the job while she was pregnant, when she requested a temporary light-duty position. Show More Summary

Actor-writer Bob Odenkirk puts his '50s home up for sale

Bob Odenkirk of “Fargo” has listed his home in the Hollywood Hills at $2.499 million.

FTC sues AT&T over throttling

Barely a month after AT&T was slapped with a $105 million fine for its ‘cramming’ scheme it comes under fire again for throttling customer’s ‘unlimited’ plans. Mobile AT&T FTC throttling wireless

UN Continues to Push Radical Abortion Agenda

The new UN report on women makes for grim reading, if you can decipher it. The reason that you may have trouble doing so is that the report, called the World Survey on the Role of Women in Development 2014: Gender Equality and Sustainable Development, is written in a kind of code. Words and expressions […]

Pro-life blog buzz 10-28-14

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli At ProLife365, Kevin Kukla responds to those who complain pro-lifers are “single issue voters,” as if that’s somehow a bad thing when it comes to the most basic human right. He points to an illustration from Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life: […] The post Pro-life blog buzz 10-28-14 appeared first on Jill Stanek.

Mother daughter love in Dia de los Muertos short film

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is fast upon us, and this short film from KQED has me teary-eyed over what a beautiful time of the year this is. I love having this moment to reflect on those who paved the way for me in this life, a chance to eat great food, surround [...]

On Jian Ghomeshi and "Sex Scandals"

[Content note: Sexual harassment, physical abuse, sexual abuse, BDSM, misogynistic tropes.]If you have been following the news over the weekend and you give a damn about CBC Radio, you may have learned that Jian Ghomeshi, host of the very popular programme "Q," is no longer with the CBC. Show More Summary

5 things that are still broken 2 years after Superstorm Sandy

The disastrous hurricane hit two years ago this week. But red tape has made rebuilding painfully slow.

A Hidden Camera Reveals How Women Are Constantly Harassed on the Street

Whenever I bring up the topic of street harassment with men, they tell me they just don’t see it. Literally: When they’re walking down the street with a woman, other men don’t make a noise. Enter Hollaback!, an anti-street harassment...Show More Summary

The craziest things Republican candidates have said about climate change in one video

Can the GOP's 2014 candidates give a straight answer on climate change? It appears not.

Oil Companies Spending Big To Defeat Community-Led Anti-Fracking Initiatives At The Ballot Box

Election day is fast approaching and, in a pattern becoming all too familiar, oil companies are spending big to defeat citizen-led initiatives to halt fracking in California. By last August, oil industry front group Californians forShow More Summary

Why the 2016 Republican Primaries Will Be a Messy Venn Diagram

The 2016 Democratic presidential primaries are promising to be rather boring—although anything can happen, at the moment it looks like Hillary Clinton won't have much competition, and if she does it will come from the less-than-electrifying likes of Martin O'Malley. Show More Summary

Usher, You’re Doing It Wrong

When considering the alternatives, the question I would pose to Usher and anyone else is, "How can you afford not to be vegan?" The post Usher, You’re Doing It Wrong appeared first on Your Daily Vegan.

Amazon Scout searching for aspiring authors

Amazon has launched a new publishing program called Amazon Scout that lets readers decide which new authors will get published. Web Amazon Amazon Scout e-books publishing

Why Is Kim Kardashian At A Tech Conference? “Because she is co-creator of one of the most popular apps of 2014. Because she is poised to make $200 million in cold hard cash from a mobile app this year. Because at $700K a day in earnings just from the app,

Why Is Kim Kardashian At A Tech Conference? “Because she is co-creator of one of the most popular apps of 2014. Because she is poised to make $200 million in cold hard cash from a mobile app this year. Because at $700K a day in earnings...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Oh hello. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

The EV Revolution (VIDEO)

A new video on climate solutions from the wonderful videographer Peter Sinclair highlights the EV revolution. Furthermore, what it really highlights is what I’ve been emphasizing as much as possible for the past year or so: the #1 thing...Show More Summary

TONIGHT: March for Life trip planner webinar!

As March for Life organizers wrote, “It’s hard to believe that it is less than 100 days to the March for Life on January 22, 2015!” I agree!  Tonight, March for Life is hosting a live online video Google Chat to discuss planning your trip to D.C. Show More Summary

Actor Robert De Niro Pressured Lover to Have Abortion of Baby He Thought Was His Daughter

Hollywood is replete with stories over the years who either had abortions or who wanted their partners to get abortions when they became pregnant. A new book indicates actor Robert De Niro is no exception. According to the book, De Niro, during his partying days in the 1980s, wanted his lover to get an abortion […]

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