With the cumulative U.S. death toll seeming to have peaked at “one” — or “zero” if you count only cases contracted here . . . and with the Obama Administration being blamed 24/7 for this state of affairs . . . Kyle Franks writes:
“The Ebola patient who died in Texas was a poor black man [...]
Jim Burt: “I saw the following in Doris Kearns Goodwin’s No Ordinary Time, about FDR and Eleanor, and was reminded of current events. The paragraph describes a syndicated column Mrs. Roosevelt wrote recounting the reaction of congressional Republicans to FDR’s famous ‘Four Freedoms’ speech, in which he articulated the principles for [...]
This video shows how far along driverless cars were even three years ago. And with benefits I hadn’t thought of.
First, you save thousands [...]
With the nationwide Ebola death toll already up to one and possibly headed even higher, it’s no surprise most other news has been overshadowed.
Even so, it’s worth noting that:
1. What many have long sought to portray as our greatest domestic threat — the deficit — has been averted. (See below.) THIS IS HUGE.
You likely know that the Supreme Court — by choosing not to hear several appeals last week — added 11 more states to the marriage equality roster (bringing the number to 30).
Brent Childers has run North Carolina-based Faith In America since 2007. “For much of his adult life as an evangelical Christian,” reads his bio, “he aligned himself with the anti-gay religious [...]
MITT PROMISED TO GET IT DOWN TO 6% IN FOUR YEARS
Here: “I can’t possibly predict precisely what the unemployment rate would be at the end of one year. I can tell you that over a period of four years, by virtue of the policies that we put in place, we get the unemployment rate [...]
IN A NUTSHELL
Domestically we all know what to do — but Congressional Republicans won’t let us do it.
Overseas, with ISIL, no one knows what to do — and many Republicans demand we do it.
(Right? Domestically, we should shift the economy into high gear: by revitalizing our infrastructure . . . by raising the minimum wage [...]
Sunday, September 28, 2014
I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per [...]
An appendix in the only investment guide you’ll ever need (ever) explains how buying wine by the case — if that gets you a 10% discount and you drink one bottle a week — works out to an internal rate of return on your investment of 177%. (Your investment is the extra cash required to buy a whole case.) If this [...]
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