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

April 23, 2017

… said, eliciting loud groans from the audience. Im sorry, health care is much different than a cell phone and Im tired of people using cell phone analogies with health care, the woman responded, before walking away from the microphone. Bill Clark/Getty Images Davidsons metaphor resembled remarks by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who suggested in March that people should not buy iPhones if they wanted the money to pay for health insurance. Consumers do not have the same power to command …

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

April 22, 2017

… will be able to send you personalized investment recommendations so that you can get the most bang for your buck. 17. Not harnessing the power of Fintech Speaking of Fintech, financial institutions are using this technology so that you can also automate investing and savings by adjusting your budget and notifying you of any changes in your accounts. You can receive customized financial advice through chatbots to make more informed financial decisions. 18. Avoiding cash Theres a belief that if …

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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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DNC Announces Members Of Unity Reform Commission

April 18, 2017

… dont see us making the other changes that we need to win in 18 and 2020. Brian Ertz, an Idaho environmental lawyer and Sanders appointee to the convention Rules and Bylaws Committee expressed skepticism. The question is whether the DNC will adopt reforms that necessarily diminish and dilute the power of individual members. And I just dont see that happening. Im hoping Ill be wrong, but Im not counting on it, Ertz said,referring to the fact that all voting DNC members are super-delegates, …

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Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

… that back-to-basics means back to promoting polluters over public health. Clean power Plan, a policy limiting greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The order also took measures to further protect the coal industry, namely by instructing the Department of the Interior to lift a temporary ban on coal leasing on federal lands that the Obama administration …

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Trump: Flip, flop or flexibility?

April 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)One of Donald Trump’s many memorable lines on the campaign trail was about ISIS. “I would bomb the s**t out of ’em. I would just bomb those suckers,” he said. Given that, launching the so-called “mother of all bombs” against an ISIS target makes a lot of sense. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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Penn Jillette: Don Rickles was the kindest man on earth

April 7, 2017

(CNN)I first saw Don Rickles live in 1975 at the Latin Casino outside of Philadelphia. I was a punk. I cared about The Ramones and Iggy Pop, but I worked in comedy, so I was going to see a Vegas comic: Rickles. I expected to see a kind of cynical, laid back, phone-it-in, old pro performance. What I saw was more energy and power than I would see a few years later from the Sex Pistols. I was sitting way off to one side of the audience so I could see Don go into the wings. And he was …

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Americans Persecuted By Egypt Regime Watch As Trump Embraces It

April 6, 2017

… of repression since he seized power in a 2013 military coup. They share the prisons with an estimated The Trump team has embraced el-Sissiclassifying eople dont know… that tax dollars are going to an authoritarian regime holding our American citizens, Soltan said. Working with fellow activists, he arranged for 2,500 posters to be plastered around the capital and created a display van that would advertise statements from groups like Human Rights Watch. Other Americans with imprisoned …

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