Why You Shouldn't Be Impressed by the Budget Deal After forcing a government shutdown, the Republican Party may briefly abandon its ideology of obstinacy to approve an $85 billion deal. Lacking leadership in the White House, Democrats may have finally found a willing and able bargainer: Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, who struck the deal with conservative House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan. With voter disillusionment ... 12/12/2013 - 9:55 am | View Link
Washington Dysfunction Unchanged by Deal After forcing a government shutdown, the Republican Party may briefly abandon its ideology of obstinacy to approve an $85 billion deal. Lacking leadership in the White House, Democrats may have finally found a willing and able bargainer: Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, who struck the deal with conservative House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan. With voter disillusionment ... 12/12/2013 - 4:40 am | View Link
China Lectures Obama as Shutdown Enters Week Two With No End in Sight But House Speaker John Boehner vowed not to raise the U.S. debt ceiling without ... Agreement in the Senate would send the tangle of issues back into the House, where the Republican caucus has adopted a hard line on both Obamacare and the debt ceiling. 10/7/2013 - 5:17 am | View Link
Obama: GOP Plan to Tax the Rich Shows Unwillingness to Compromise Boehner's plan to increase taxes on taxable income above $1 ... that "millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share," Obama urged Republicans to "not tangle themselves up in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make much sense." 12/18/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama Holds Press Conference to Brag About Boehner's Confession He's got Boehner's confession. That's what this is about ... The country deserves folks to be willing to compromise on behalf of the greater good and not tangle themselves up, uh, in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make much sense. 12/18/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama and Boehner holding firm on tax increases, but some in Congress call for compromise WASHINGTON—While President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner negotiate a deal to avoid a series of automatic tax increases and spending cuts set to begin next year, both camps continue to publicly tangle over whether to increase taxes on the ... 12/6/2012 - 10:42 pm | View Link
Obama and Boehner tangle over debt President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner split over the contentious issue of lifting the nation’s debt limit during a private White House meeting Wednesday that illustrates the rough road ahead in dealing with the nation’s festering fiscal ... 05/16/2012 - 10:24 am | View Link
About half of the raw chicken breasts in a nationwide sampling carried antibiotic-resistant superbug bacteria, a U. S. consumer group said on Thursday, calling for stricter limits on use of the medicines on livestock. It could be more difficult to treat people if they became ill after eating chicken with the antibiotic-resistant bacteria, said Consumer Reports, which describes itself as the worlds largest independent product-testing organization.
So the question is, could a State make calling someone 'Homophobic' a Hate Crime? (Like using the 'N' word). I just read that Scotty person use that word in an article. It offends me. Could a State make the 'H' word equivalent to the 'N' word ??? Lawyers welcome to respond
2013 is coming to a close, and unfortunately it appears the debates and controversies will continue into 2014. One thing I'm thankful for is that politicians and personalities love to talk. I present to you some of the more memorable quotations from 2013. As a reminder, memorable does not necessarily mean prolific, inspirational or historical.
Cracker Barrel said it pulled some Duck Dynasty merchandise from its stores over concerns it might offend guests, a move that infuriated thousands of customers and confused many others. "We removed selected products which we were concerned might offend some of our guests while we evaluate the situation," Cracker Barrel said in a statement posted on its Facebook page.
School Omits 'Christ' from 'Silent Night,' Upsetting Parents By Beth Greenfield, Dec 20, 2013 Christ has officially been removed from Christmas. At least that was the case at one middle school on Long Island, New York, where its holiday-concert chorus sang a version of "Silent Night" that had all references to "the savior" and "holy infant" removed by school administrators.
JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, told customers Saturday that they would be limited to $100 in cash withdrawals and $300 in total purchases per day if they used Chase debit cards at Target during a recent security breach. The limit applies to about 2 million customer accounts, Kristin Lemkau, a Chase spokeswoman, told NBC News.