The most commonly charged crime in Washington shouldn't be a crime at all, the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union argues in a new report. Taxpayers spend more … Click to Continue »
by Ana Sofia Knauf Aneelah Afzali, far right. Jack Storms In just four days, President Donald Trump will give his first State of the Union address in Washington, DC. During his first month in office, Trump has expedited the Dakota Access...Show More Summary
Wednesday was the 37th anniversary of the United States’ famous upset of the Soviet Union at the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey tournament, and to celebrate the occasion, Rich Eisen invited Al Michaels onto his radio show to reminisce on his call of the game. Show More Summary
Rhode Island has settled with the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union after the organization sued the state over the troubled rollout of a new public benefits system. … Click to Continue »
Illinois' largest public-employee union is set to announce the result of a strike-authorization vote. The state council of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees scheduled a news … Click to Continue »
A quarter of a century after a bitter political fight for control of California’s largest public employee pension fund, a new effort by Republicans in the state Capitol seeks to again dilute the influence of public employee unions by reshaping the agency’s board of directors. The bill, introduced...
Joining 11 other states in the Union, today the New Hampshire Governor signed a bill into law allowing for the concealed carry of weapons without a permit. Known as ‘Constitutional Carry’ the law allows both residents and non-residents to carry unless otherwise prohibited by law. Show More Summary
Apple Pay is now available from over 40 more banks and credit unions around the United States as part of the latest expansion wave. Apple’s mobile payment service launched just over two years ago with hundreds of additional regional banks and credit unions added every few weeks. You can find the latest banks added below. more… Filed under: Apple
Some states are taking aim at the last vestiges of defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman after the national legalization of gay marriage while others … Click to Continue »
Excerpted from John Hussman's Weekly Market Comment, “No Congress of the United States ever assembled, on surveying the State of the Union, has met with a more pleasant prospect than that which appears at the present time.”- Calvin Coolidge,...Show More Summary
Presidents have long liked to play the blame game. In his early State of the Union addresses, Ronald Reagan blamed the economy he inherited from Jimmy Carter. Barack Obama, who frequently spoke of the economic crisis unfolding as he took office, was called the “blamer in chief” by conservative media; in mid-2009, the New York Times suggested that […]
Anytime a Republican president elected, there’s discussion about the idea of California seceding from the Union, an idea that has currently been dubbed as “Calexit,” in a similar manner to the equally-terribly-named “Brexit.” Thanks to a near-future, alternate reality comic from Black Mask Studios, California will… Read more...
DES MOINES, Iowa – Lawmakers in Iowa have voted to dismantle the state’s 40-year-old collective bargaining law, dramatically weakening the power of public sector labor unions and leaving some 185,000 public workers unable to bargain over benefits, healthcare, vacations, retirement, and nearly all workplace issues outside of wages. Iowa is a right-to-work state, and the new […]
A panel of House lawmakers has approved a bill that would prevent Iowa judicial courts from applying foreign law to state cases. The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa says … Click to Continue »
Democrats, low-income workers and union representatives say lawmakers should raise state minimum wages to match Nevada's economic growth. They made the argument Monday in support of a bill to raise … Click to Continue »
I’m talking at Arizona State in Tempe, Memorial Union, Room 230 on Tuesday. Subject: “An ‘Enemy of the People’ Looks at the Trump Administration.” Image credit: Wikimedia
Iowa's largest state employees union has filed a lawsuit challenging a new law that eliminates most collective bargaining rights for public workers. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal … Click to Continue »
Rick Santorum has never been known for his reticence to share his opinion. And this occasion was no different. He appeared on CNN’s State of the Union this past Sunday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Any U.S. attempt to divide Europeans is doomed to fail as Washington lacks the capacity to offset the benefits the European Union offers its members, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in an interview with newspaper Journal du Dimanche on Sunday.
My fellow geeks, nerds, nerfherders, and dweebs: I stand before you today afraid of tomorrow. As it’s only been a few weeks since Donald J. Larfleeze took the oath of office of these United States. Each day seemingly brings us closer to eminent destruction. With that in mind, I figured it would behoove me to […]