In a growing trend, Tennessee looks like it will be the next Republican-led state to move toward expanding Medicaid under Obamacare.
The Tennessean reported that Gov. Bill Haslam (R) said Thursday that Tennessee would aim to submit a Medicaid expansion plan to the Department of Health and Human Services "some time this fall." The program would cover more than 150,000 low-income residents in the state.
Conservative TV host J.D. Hayworth hurried to cut off a guest on Thursday who was debunking the conservative argument that Central American immigrants are bringing infectious diseases into the U.S., Right Wing Watch reported.
In audio of his June remarks at a secret Koch Brothers event, obtained by The Nation, McConnell vowed that the Senate will not waste time on things like increasing the minimum wage for people making only about $15,000 annually if he becomes majority leader.
Both the excess of military equipment no longer being used for combat, and the move toward a “War” on drugs over the last several decades have resulted in small police departments with destructive and combative tools at their disposal.
The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) are demanding action from Fox News after a host linked all Muslims to terrorists and advocated for violence against practitioners of the faith.
So, let me get this straight. A United States Congressman, someone who's supposed to be acting in the best interests of the American people, didn't speak out against the government shutdown - because he thought "party unity" was more important? Wow.
In a recent interview with Dan Arel at Alternet, astrophysicist and host of TV’s Cosmos, Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed a wide range of subjects from why he doesn’t do debates to calling creationist Ken Ham’s views “crazy.”