With only days left before midterm elections, Alison Lundergan Grimes and Sen. Mitch McConnell are hauling out their most powerful weapons. For Ms. Grimes, that’s Hillary Rodham Clinton. For Senator McConnell, it’s bloodhounds.
This post first appeared at ProPublica. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, right, who has made eliminating “liberal” justices one of his central campaign promises, appointed Caleb Stegall, left, to the Kansas Supreme Court in August 2014.
21st Century Fox chairman says industry is on the same page about need to come up with serious competitor to streaming video giants The media industry needs its own competitor to online streaming giants Amazon and Netflix, Rupert Murdoch told a...
Monica S Mcfeeters's insight:
Murdoch likes the "Old Idea" of let's rich corporations get together and beat our competition down so we can own the block.
Just to remind people that he is in fact a hippie greenie liberal who likes to stimulate the economy whether the economy is in the mood or not, Barack Obama is moving forward with a program to train 50,000 veterans for solar energy jobs.
On Feb 27 1970, LIFE magazine featured an article on the subject of abortion. What's interesting about the article is that it gives us a snapshot of what life was like for women before abortion became legal.
Earlier this year, when Keith Alexander resigned as head of the National Security Agency, he began trying to cash in on expertise he'd gained while in government, pitching himself as a security consultant who could protect Wall Street banks and...
A couple days ago, we brought you the story of a completely fabricated wingnut outrage over a Latino man supposedly “caught” on video as he “stuffed a ballot box” in Arizona’s August primary. Except he wasn’t frauding anything at all.
Both sides are spending big....But who is investing and what are they expecting? How much did you invest and what do you think you will get for your investment? Nothing for nothing? Please Vote! Voting is a wise investment and can take on the biggest spenders without spending a dime. Just look past the big money ads and do your own homework. These big spenders aren't paying to have these people work for you and most of the biggest money is coming from a small group of very extremely wealthy individuals that intend to continue to redistribute everyone's resources and wealth into their pockets and control.
That spending, as they note, does not include nonprofit 501(c)(4) groups like the Koch brothers-aligned Americans for Prosperity, which have spent heavily on the election. "Overall, it’s likely that at least $100 million in spending is not being counted, and that money leans distinctly to the right, records filed with the Federal Communications Commission indicate. If that’s an accurate estimate, any advantage the liberal outside spending groups have over conservative ones will be washed away by Election Day," reads the memo.
Companies would be forced to disclose their ultimate owners on a public European Union-wide register under plans being pushed by European Parliament lawmakers to tackle money laundering, tax evasion and terrorism.
Via Marc Van den Broeck
The only one in America to die that was sent home with meds when he became sick and the only Black guy to come back with the disease was accused of deliberately spreading the disease and threatened with arrest had he lived.....But he was not this man.add your insight...