Bernie Sanders v the Democratic establishment: what the battle is really about | Zaid Jilani

Sanders is sparking a debate within the Democratic party about whether courting big dollars is the only way to stay competitive In a crowded Democratic presidential primary field, there is one candidate who has drawn sustained opposition from party elites: Vermonts Senator Bernie Sanders. The New York Times maintained high national favorability ratings, and is was once punched or shoved, depending on whose story you believe, by the then Hillary Clinton aide Neera Tanden during a dispute in 2008. Tanden is a known longtime critic of Sanders and the president of the Center for American Progress (Cap), a liberal thinktank make up its donor rolls frequently pressured it to adopt certain stances. As one example, I reported for the Intercept …

Father Posts A Pic Showing How His Kid Sleeps On Him, 30 Dads Join The Hilarious Thread

“Fathers, we should start a thread of pics showing how our kids sleep on us,” he Scroll down below to check them out for yourself and feel free to share your own in the comments! “The thread started because I’m fairly new in fatherhood, I have a year in the game,” Trajuan told Buzzfeed News. “A lot of my friends are fathers so throughout the process no one ever told me about the crazy sleeping positions, it was never discussed.” “So before bed, me and Isaiah watch Elmo on my phone and he just knocks out on my neck. As I’m laying there it hits me, take a pic because this is hilarious and send it to the bros. Then …

Flooding begins in Mozambique in wake of Cyclone Kenneth

Heavy rain is falling in the region’s main city of Pemba, which has lost power. Aerial photos Saturday showed several coastal communities flattened by the storm in northernmost Cabo Delgado province. Rain is forecast over the next several days. Nearly 700,000 people could be at risk, many left exposed and hungry as waters rise. Kenneth arrived just six weeks after Cyclone Idai ripped into central Mozambique and killed more than 600 people. Trending in World Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Key Takeaways From William Barr’s Senate Hearing On Mueller Report

Attorney General Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Barr faced questioning from lawmakers, especially Democrats, who took issue with his handling of the Mueller report and accused him of spinning the special counsel investigation’s findings in Trump’s favor. The attorney general spent his testimony defending his actions and criticizing the media’s portrayal of the findings. Here are eight key takeaways from the Senate hearing:  sent a March 27 letter Barr repeatedly claimed Mueller was more concerned about media reports  2. The committee’s GOP members threw softball questions. Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee chose lines of questioning that had Committee Chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, who said he had not read the full Mueller report, falsely …

Fans Uncover All The Hidden Hints That Led To THAT Arya Twist

Image credits: MinaMehrdad5 And midway through the final season viewers were hit by Valyrian steel with another one mhysaofdragons The Night King was slain and it was nonother than Araya Stark who defeated him hbo Turns out we hadn’t been  tricked but the producers were setting up this plot reveal for some time hbo Fans and castmates were shocked when they discovered who would be the one to take down the dreaded Night King but the producers revealed the plot had been in motion for several seasons. “For, god, I think it’s three years now we’ve known that it was gonna be Arya who delivers that fatal blow [to the Night King],” said executive producer and writer David during a post-show …

Federal judge writes that new abortion rule ‘recklessly disregards’ women’s health

Washington (CNN)A federal judge in Oregon issued a written opinion Monday saying the Trump administration’s abortion clinic-referral restriction “recklessly disregards the health outcomes of women, families, and communities.” McShane said last week that he would issue a preliminary injunction against the federal restrictions, according to The Oregonian, and then later in the week the federal judge inWashington state did just that. “At the heart of this rule is the arrogant assumption that government is better suited to direct the health care of women than their medical providers,” McShane writes. “At a time in our history where government is assessing how we can improve and lower the costs of medical care to all Americans, the Final Rule would create a class …

Indians ace Corey Kluber breaks forearm after being hit by line drive

The struggling Indians star pitcher broke his right forearm when he was hit by a comebacker during a 4-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night Corey Kluber got hit hard again, and the last line drive really hurt. The struggling Cleveland Indians right-hander broke his right forearm when Two-time American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber left Wednesdays game with a fractured forearm. The two-time American League Cy Young Award winner allowed eight hits and three runs in 4 2/3 innings, which left his ERA at 5.80. The Indians were already without starter Mike Clevinger, who is sidelined until at least June by a back injury. Caleb Smith struck out eight in seven innings to help Miami …

Bernie Sanders booed as Democratic hopefuls try to woo women of color

Seven leading Democratic 2020 contenders spoke at the inaugural She the People event focusing on female voters of color White House candidate Bernie Sanders got a rocky reception when he gave a halting performance at an event this week focusing on female voters of color, while Kamala Harris was given a standing ovation but was vigorously challenged in the popularity stakes by rivals Elizabeth Warren and Beto ORourke. Women from 28 states descended on Houston, Texas, on Wednesday to hear from the eight leading Democratic 2020 contenders at an inaugural event called She the People presidential forum a day before Joe Biden jumped into the race. Women of color are such a powerful voting bloc in America that they are …

This woman is brutally honest about what it looks like to lose 100-plus pounds. Twice.

Aiana Omipi suffered from a food addiction that caused her to weigh 277 pounds at the age of 19. So she went on a strict diet of keto and low carbs and dropped 149 pounds in just 11 months. Soon after, she returned to her old eating habits until she hit 299 in 2018. “My portion sizes were large portion and I’d constantly feel hungry so go back for seconds, thirds or sometimes even just make another meal,” she told The Daily Mail. In March 2018, I will be undergoing bariatric (weight loss) surgery via gastric sleeve! I wanted to share this with all… Posted by Ariana Omipi on Sunday, February 25, 2018 Omipi wanted to lose the weight again, but …

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Are Reportedly Embarking On An Africa Tour WITH Their Baby – Perez Hilton

With Meghan Markle‘s due date looming, it seems she and Prince Harry are beginning to firm up a schedule for their baby’s first few months! According to a report in The Sunday Times on April 21, the parents-to-be are planning a two-week tour to take place when their little one is around six months old, which would focus on youth empowerment, education, and conservation. A palace insider shared with the newspaper: “They hope to take the baby with them but will make a decision nearer the time. Potentially, Meghan and the baby could do some, if not all, of the trip.” Let’s not forget that Africa has played a MAJORLY important role in the Duke and Duchess’ relationship! After just two …

Opioid crisis helps explain rise in cocaine deaths: report

TWO-THIRDS OF AMERICANS BLAME DRUG COMPANIES FOR OPIOID CRISIS, NEW POLL FINDS But deaths involving cocaine alone also increased, said the CDC’s Lawrence Scholl, one of the study’s authors. The researchers did not look at why cocaine deaths have been increasing. The new report goes through 2017, the last year for which complete statistics are available. After several years of decline, overdose deaths involving cocaine began rising around 2012. They jumped by more than a third between 2016 and 2017. Ohio was the state with highest cocaine death rate, but the largest relative increases were seen in Wisconsin and Maryland. The increase in cocaine deaths at least partly reflects trends in deaths from heroin, fentanyl and other opioids. Many overdose …

People are slamming famous punk rocker for complaining about the homeless. But he’s got a good reason.

Homeless people  in Venice Beach by Malingering / Flickr Los Angeles is experiencing a homelessness epidemic with the number of unhoused people rising 75% over the past six years. About 54,000 of the city’s four million residents are currently experiencing homelessness and the root cause is the city’s lack of affordable housing. According to LAist, since 2000, renter incomes have decreased by 3% while rents have gone up 32%. The city recently created a quarter-cent increase in its sales tax to fund programs to help house these residents, but encampments are still popping up throughout the city. Venice Beach, a swanky West L.A. neighborhood famous for its eccentric residents, has seen one of the largest increases in unhoused people. Shell …

Canadians Try To Roast Americans Over Caution Hot Signs On Coffee Cups, Get Burned With Comebacks

The verdict for the lawsuit was delivered in 1994, but people still find ways to mercilessly mock the ordeal. One Canadian coffee shop even used it for marketing on their cups. Fed-up with people not knowing all the details there are many people who have responded to these jokes with the real facts of the case – delivering some burns of their own. A coffee shop in Canada joined in on the numerous jokes that have been made about the McDonald’s ‘hot coffee case’ over the years JOE MARQUETTE/AP It all began in 1992 in a McDonald’s parking lot. Liebeck was sitting in the passengers’ seat of a car and had the cup held between her knees while she was …

Michelle Branch posted a breastfeeding photo from her wedding day, because brides multitask.

Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Samsung Remember when Facebook wouldn’t allow users to post breastfeeding photos because they violated the site’s nudity policy? Just five years ago, posting a breastfeeding photo was an act of defiance. Because of those acts of defiance, breastfeeding photos are no longer a big deal. In fact, it can be quite beautiful. Now, Facebook welcomes mothers to share their experiences – experiences which can include feeding your baby on your wedding day. Michelle Branch got married to the Black Key’s Patrick Carney in New Orleans, and now the singer-songwriter’s wedding album is going to include an ode to motherhood. Branch posted a photo of herself breastfeeding her son, Rhys, while clad in her wedding …

Stop wondering whats for dinner use the Keto Meal Plans I use

Hungry? Thinking about dinner? But yet, when you get home and open the fridge, there’s nothing Keto to eat. If you’re like me, you might open and reopen your fridge a few times in the vague hopes that you missed something! And all of a sudden, all of your hard work sticking to Keto, cutting out carbs and sugars go out of the window. You break down and boil some pasta or order a pizza for delivery. I know how easy it is when you’re tired and hungry to give in and go for the easy high-carb options. After all, that’s what our food industry wants you to do. But the fact is, there is a really simple solution… Meal …

Heres How To Watch Mays Eta Aquarids, One Of The Largest Meteor Showers In 2019

One of the year’s most anticipated meteor showers is set to peak at the beginning of May, bringing with it as many as 30 visible meteors each hour in parts of the Northern Hemisphere – and even more in the Southern. The Eta Aquarids meteor shower arrived on April 19 and is visible until May 28, with a peak viewing window visible between May 4 and during the predawn hours of May 6. Paired with a new moon phase on May 4, the dark skies make for a perfect skygazing tableau. Meteors associated with this shower are known for their speed and blast into Earth’s atmosphere at around 66 kilometers (41 miles) per second. The swift meteors produce a high number …