GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

April 23, 2017

… the service industry did not provide it. He received coverage through Medicaid when Obamacare expanded the program by offering to pick up almost all of the costs for states that lowered their eligibility thresholds. You can watch their full exchange at the 37-minute mark in the video above. The womans reference to essential benefits alludes to the fact that House Republican leaders at one point tried to win over hardline conservatives by removing federal regulations requiring insurance …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… of the best ways to bring people together Barker says: “Music is probably the number one way to touch someone. It’s nostalgic, it speaks to both the past and the future. The sounds resonate with in ways that are special.” 5. Humor is a powerful way to disarm people and help them see your point Barker says: “[Humor] is probably one of the most powerful tools we have. One of the most important things in life is having a giggle. We don’t do it often enough. Having a …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… for that emergency fund or savings plan. 23. Assuming theres a quick fix When you start saving you first look at reducing your spending. Chances are that reducing your trips to Starbucks or changing your cell phone plan arent enough to add up to $250 in savings each month. After that, you make another cut, then another, and then another until you’ve reached your goal. The point is when it comes to saving, there aren’t just one or two quick fixes. Its a process that takes time. 24. …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube. The ad’s storyline pushes the issue of transgender rights within the country and reveals the human side of the issue in just three and a half minutes. Released online on March 31, the commercial by medicine company Vicks tells the true story of Gayatri, a young Indian orphan who was adopted by Gauri Sawant, a 37-year-old Mumbai-based transgender woman …

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Virgin Money chief: Dealing with depression made me stronger – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… when I read the Harry Potter books and saw the Dementors, that is how depression felt to me – that sort of a thing that comes into your life and sucks all of your energy out of it – and I just felt hopeless. “I didn’t know where to go, I didn’t know what to do do, who to talk to and at that point, everybody expects you to be happy and thrilled.” Healthier balance After many months of suffering – at one point, Ms Gadhia was convinced her baby daughter was …

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Housing problems causing mental illness, says charity – BBC News

April 19, 2017

Her daughter, Helen, and granddaughter, Lily Mae, were living with her so she feared her whole family might become homeless. “You blame yourself and you feel a sense of total helplessness. “I remember not wanting to go on and wondering if I should end it.” ‘Breaking point’ The polling company ComRes carried out online interviews for the report in February this year with a representative sample of 3,509 adults from across England. Of these, about 30% or 1,050 …

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Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health – BBC News

April 19, 2017

‘Tipping point’ Prince William’s comments came in an interview – alongside Prince Harry – with a magazine produced by the charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm), which is dedicated to preventing male suicide. The future king and his brother are using the intense interest they generate to focus attention on a cause they are increasingly passionate about, BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt says. Prince William talked about his “tipping …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… of winning a deep-red congressional race. It was a 20-point swing. Im just praying he wins. To win outright on Tuesday, Ossoff will need to do more than that. Im not keeping up on the polls because I dont believe them anymore, Miller said. Sign up here to get updates on the GA special election and get Ryan Grims newsletter, Bad News, in your inbox. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsContinuous Engagement Plugin Webinar JEO Attendance Rocket Booster Webinar JEO complete …

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DNC Announces Members Of Unity Reform Commission

April 18, 2017

… partisans accuse the DNC of skewing the presidential nomination process against Sanders and other outsiders. Super-delegates, or party insiders and elected officials free to support a primary candidate regardless of whom their states voters backed, are a particular sticking point. Hundreds of super-delegates endorsed Clinton before Sanders even entered the race. One area of compromise might be the role of caucuses, the in-person meetings that some states use to elect their nominees. The …

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20 cherry blossom items to indulge in if you’re ready for spring

April 18, 2017

… lights. Because fairy lights shouldn’t ever be restricted to just the holidays. Price: $19.77 2. Watercolor Image: ColorWatercolor/etsy Twinkle lights aren’t for everyone, but this exquisite watercolor of cherry blossoms would look good on any wall in any home. Price: $25+ 3. Room perfume Image: bath & Body works If you want to completely envelope yourself in cherry blossoms, to the point where decorations won’t even cut it, why not just make your entire room …

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How ‘Fixer Upper’ star Joanna Gaines is keeping up with Kim Kardashian

April 17, 2017

… point, too. #Yeezy2020, anyone? They love buying and selling homes Kimye purchased their first home together, an $11 million mansion in Bel Air, in 2013, but opted to spend years renovating the place instead of actually living in it and eventually put it on the market for $20 million. How very Chip and Jo! Kim and Kanye used the $20 million to purchase a different mansion closer to Kris Jenner that they promptly began renovating to suit their tastes. The couple also owns an apartment in New York …

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Ted Lieu, Congressman and Twitter King, is beating Trump at his own dumb game

April 17, 2017

… you angry. https://t.co/eS74wiReXL Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) April 12, 2017 All signs point to the Congressman having a pretty depressing outlook for the next four years. Trump is on the “road to authoritarianism,” Lieu says. Democratic power is at an all time low, and divided. A major of travel ban supporters think the Bowling Green Massacre is real. Still, Lieu remains confident. The former US Air Force officer was born in Taiwan and spent his first few years of his life living in a …

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It pays to get bumped now that Delta offers almost $10,000

April 15, 2017

… “I think its very much about giving our front line the tools and the flexibility to empower them at the first point of contact, and thats what well continue to do.” No word on when Delta’s increased compensation packages go into effect, but at those prices I’m ready to get bumped, especially if it guarantees no forced removal from the plane. Video credit: Tyler Bridges via Storyful WATCH: Here’s United Airlines’ adjusted 2017 pre-flight safety speech More …

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That Time Michael Lewis Complained About Dating A Hot Woman

April 14, 2017

… Getty Images The women are beside the point. They are shiny objects. Back in 1994, Lewis wife, Bohner, already had an impressive resume: an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, a few years as an investment banker at the prestigious Lazard firm. She also had a masters in journalism from Columbia. Kate Bohner (center) with Candice Bushnell and Kim Cattrall at a party years after the Lewis column. Lewis mentions nothing about Bohners degrees or jobs. His article …

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United Airlines just lost a lot of value

April 13, 2017

Image: BeautyLine/shutterstock Please buckle up, there’s some turbulence ahead. United Continental stock had a bumpy ride on Tuesday, at one point losing about $800 million in total value the day after a video of a man being dragged off a flight became a major news story. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop for a major company like United. By late afternoon, United shares had recovered to be down about 1.5 percent, putting its hit …

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Why do University Challenge contestants go viral? – BBC News

April 10, 2017

… questions on her own, winning more points than all three of her teammates combined. Her performances quickly caught the attention of viewers, with many suggesting she was the smartest-ever contestant. She was particularly popular with a certain genre of men’s magazines, who at one point asked whether she would ever consider a career change. “My brother received a Facebook message from Nuts, saying ‘Can we have your sister’s email address, we want her to do a tasteful …

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When Heroin Almost Took My Life, My Phone Saved It

April 10, 2017

… our community. It was also the beginning of my recovery advocacy. After the convention, and the 2016 election, I realized the tremendous influence that social media could have on how people talked, thought, acted, and even voted. I saw a way for us to transform the recovery movement into a campaign one so big that it couldnt be ignored or silenced. So I started a Facebook page, then added Twitterand Instagram. Up front, I decided these accounts would never be about me. The point was always to …

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The Galaxy S8’s not even out yet and YouTubers are already torture-testing it

April 8, 2017

… knife and hammer to the S8’s face: Image: Youtube/techrax (Update: It should go without saying that you should not try any of these unscientific tests at home, and the phones shown in the videos may not accurately reflect the durability of final retail models. We don’t condone attempts to damage or destroy the Galaxy S8 or any phone to the point where its battery could explode.) More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsCarvly Agency Lite Create visuals and videos, …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… headscarves and impose Islamic law. Given his enemy, then, Assad is justified in whatever he does. He is, after all, a secular man, with no beard and no wife in hijab. Radu Sigheti / Reuters The second favored talking point is related to the first. For those who like the idea of Assad as a secular option, the alternative must look irredeemably religious violently so, and driven to that violence by religious dogma. Gabbard for years has argued that the armed opposition to Assad is dominated …

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House Republicans Were Handed A Historic Opportunity. They’re Blowing It.

April 7, 2017

… things from happening. Ive been here for eight years. And for the Republican Party, we need to start passing bills that are positive, rather than just being an opposition or stopping things from happening.” Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) One member who spoke on the condition he not be identified said that, although there were conservatives and other members who werenot happy with Ryan, no one seemed to be talking about a coup. When Hice was asked at what point Republicans would start …

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What we know about Syria’s chemical weapons

April 6, 2017

… airstrike on a “terrorist” ammunition depot. It’s not yet confirmed what chemical agent was involved in the suspected attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib province. But early indicators point to the release of a nerve agent like Sarin. Victims gassed as they slept What we know about Syria’s weapons How a chemical attack unfolded Man says 25 relatives lost in strike Photos show no hiding from the horror Watch: Attack survivor’s plea to Trump Trump: …

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 5, 2017

… ad agency R/GA and is being promoted through a partnership between The Muse (a career site), Ladies Get Paid (a professional community for women), Reply.ai (a company that builds chatbots), and, PayScale (a firm that tracks salary information). Facebook users can find the bot by searching Facebook for “Ask Cindy Gallop” or by using this direct Messenger link. The bot wastes no time getting to the point. She asks for your employer’s zip code, your job title, and the number of …

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Should exercise be compulsory at work? – BBC News

April 5, 2017

… employers to make workplaces healthier places. They have lots of tips for employers on how to make businesses more healthy and point out that classes like pilates and boxercise can be popular in the workplace if organised to fit around the working day, and delivered on-site or in a facility nearby. But if employers can’t go that far, the foundation says bosses should encourage staff to take a short active break during the day as shown in their 10 minute workout video. Mandatory exercises …

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Trump’s Secretary of Everything: Jared Kushner

April 4, 2017

… State Department. It’s quite, in fact, the opposite. He’s continuing to work with them and facilitate an outcome. But he brings a perspective to this, and began doing that during the transition. But again, it’s not a binary choice where he’s doing this at the expense of somebody else.” During last year’s presidential campaign, and later during the transition, Kushner was identified by Trump’s team as the principal point of contact for foreign governments …

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The enduring appeal of Adrian Mole, aged 50 – BBC News

April 2, 2017

… “It’s written from the point of view of a 13-year-old boy, but it’s also there’s the story of [his separating] parents. It’s a very clever trick, because through his lack of awareness you learn so much about marriage, parenting and life. “Sue was very engaged politically and socially tuned in to what was going on, and Adrian was her way in to discuss that,” Mangan adds. “She deals with big cultural phenomena through the books and with …

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