Gwyneth Paltrow had accepted the challenge to live on the food budget of the average person on food stamps, and after four days could not continue it, The Washington Post reported. The challenge was to live on the $29 per week that is the amount the average recipient of food stamps receives per week. Show More Summary
Carly Fiorina Boston Globe: "19 potential GOP candidates stream into New Hampshire" Washington Post: "Huckabee says he’ll announce his presidential plans May 5" Time: "How Hillary Clinton is trying to win over liberal critics" Real Clear Politics: "Fiorina says she'd neutralize Clinton's gender arguments" New York Times: "Republicans in quandary over vote on Loretta Lynch"
Vijaya Gadde, Twitter's general counsel, took to The Washington Post this week to expand on the social media giant's shift towards protecting its users from harassment and abuse.
By Cezary Podkul, ProPublica, and Allan Sloan, The Washington Post N.J. governor closed budget gaps by borrowing, shifting money from trust funds and paring back tax credits
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was hit hard by a Jonas Valanciunas screen, but remained in the game despite holding his shoulder for a while on the ground. We'll keep you posted on his status, but he made a jumper on the very next possession, so... maybe it wasn't so bad? Your lame wheelchair joke goes here.
A Kansas mom is in danger of losing custody of her son after the preteen spoke up in favor of medical marijuana during a school anti-drug education program, The Washington Post is reporting. The events took place on March 24, but are only now gaining attention in the national media. Show More Summary
Chris Edwards (Cato Institute), IRS Budget Cuts and Tax Filing: For taxpayers needing IRS help, this year’s filing season could be a nightmare. The Washington Post today reports on the long lines at IRS offices. The newspaper suggests that five years of Republican budget cuts are to blame, even though...
Guest post by Michael Strickland Troy X. Kelley, Washington state Auditor, has been indicted on 10 counts of tax fraud, and is being prosecuted by the United States Department Of Justice. From a press release put out by the DOJ: … Continue reading ?
A veterinarian in Brenham, Texas lost her job and has allegedly received death threats after posting a picture online of herself with a cat she killed with a bow and arrow, KBTX-TV reported on Friday. Officials at the Washington Animal Clinic terminated Kristen Lindsey’s employment after the...
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will be announcing his decision on a presidential run on May 5th. Chris Matthews is joined by the Washington Post’s...
Today, the day American taxpayers wonder if the federal government is really worth all the money and hassle, I have an article at the Washington Post on how to give taxpayers more control. Why shouldn’t taxpayers make direct decisions...Show More Summary
Jim Tankersley of the Washington Post believes he has discovered “The Big Issue With Hillary Clinton Running Against Inequality”: “Inequality got worse under Bill Clinton, not better. That’s true if you look at the share of American incomes going to the 1 percent, per economists Emmanuel Saez and Thomas Piketty. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, the Washington Post ran a front-page story on the rarity of prosecutions of police officers for on duty shootings. They teamed up with researchers at Bowling Green State University to look at the few cases in which charges were brought against officers. Show More Summary
A homeless man is being honored for heroically stopping the rape of a woman in Washington, D.C. The post #63: Homeless Man Saves Woman from Rape appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The New York Times poaches Washington Post assistant business editor Ryan McCarthy to work on the paper’s audience development team. At WaPo, he edited Wonkblog and oversaw the creation of Storyline… The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard go through layoffs, with a total of 10 staffers losing out. Show More Summary
A Washington County, Texas, veterinarian is at the center of a social media firestorm, and could face charges, after bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow. Kristen Lindsey posted a picture on her Facebook page of her holding an arrow that is sticking through the head of a dead cat. Show More Summary
This story was co-published with The Washington Post. TRENTON, N.J. - In his "tell-it-like-it-is" tour of New Hampshire this week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said the country needs a president who isn't afraid to be honest about the tough fiscal choices needed to overhaul entitlement programs and keep deficits from ravaging the Treasury. Show More Summary
The 674-foot semi-submersible heavy lift ship Blue Marlin arrived Friday to its anchorage in Port Angeles Bay, Washington with Shell's arctic-bound oil rig Polar Pioneer. The post Shell Rig Arrives in Washington Sans Greenpeace Activists appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Following up on my previous posts (links below): Washington Post, Catholic University Turns to Buyouts and Layoffs to Cut Spending: Catholic University, a school with direct ties to the Vatican, is trimming staff through layoffs and buyouts because of financial pressures. It is the third private university in the nation’s...
The swastika — known to many as a symbol of peace, and many more as a symbol of Nazi fascism — will be hotly debated at George Washington University. The post Should the swastika be banned, or reclaimed? appeared first on Lion's Roa...