Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’ A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
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Will the Democratic Nominee for 2016 Take on the Moneyed Interests? - Huffington Post Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on the moneyed interests? - Baltimore Sun 03/3/2015 - 7:14 am | View Link
The Millionaires Who Pay the Highest Tax Rate But nationally, the tax code is still broadly progressive. The more your make, the more taxes you pay as a percentage of your income. According to new data from the IRS, people who make $1 million or more had an average tax rate of 20.4 percent in 2010. 11/23/2012 - 3:07 am | View Link
Romney's pledge: No tax cut for the rich Romney did try to answer one unequivocally: He said he will not cut taxes for the rich. "I will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals," Romney said. A few breaths later: "All right? I will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income Americans." 10/4/2012 - 11:31 am | View Link
Video: Mitt Romney Promised Tax Cut for Wealthy, Then Denied He Supports It ... said that he would “absolutely not” support a plan that cuts taxes on the wealthy, reports ThinkProgress.org. Romney said: "I will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. … I will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income Americans." 10/3/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Watch: Romney Will Not Reduce Taxes Paid By Wealthy Americans DailyFinance brings together some of the industry's top experts on finance, business news and analysis. We have come together with one common goal - to provide you the information you need, when you need it, to help you live a better life financially. 10/3/2012 - 11:04 am | View Link
Romney: Taxes on the Wealthy Are So High I Paid Extra Mitt Romney says that tax rates are too high—so high that he wants to cut them. So why did he deliberately avoid deducting charitable contributions in his 2011 tax return in order to pay a higher effective tax rate? Yet Romney just opted to shovel more ... 09/21/2012 - 7:50 am | View Link
Investigation: Mitt Romney’s Offshore Accounts, Tax ... A person who worked for Mitt Romney at the consulting firm Bain and Co. in 1977 remembers him with mixed feelings. “Mitt was … a really wonderful boss,” the ... 04/1/2015 - 1:19 pm | View Website
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Mitt Romney Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the ... 03/30/2015 - 6:36 pm | View Website
Transcript And Audio: Obama-Romney 2nd Presidential Debate ... Transcript and audio of the second debate between President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney. 03/30/2015 - 8:21 am | View Website
Full title: Atlanta cheating scandal teachers go to cells in hand-cuffs: Eleven educators face up to 20 years in prison for inflating their students' test scores to get bonus money for their schools . . . and for themselves The 11 teachers, testing coordinators and other administrators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering after a five-year investigation Evidence of cheating was found in 44 schools across the Atlanta school system, with nearly 180 educators involved A racketeering charge could carry up to 20 years in prison and most of the defendants will be sentenced on April 8 The cheating came to
In recent days, weve heard from you, our guests. Youve asked us for Targets thoughts about what it means to have an inclusive culture. Youve asked us if, given the current conversations taking place across our country, we were taking a stand. And while most of those have been one-on-one conversations as you have called or emailed us, we wanted to take time to share our thoughts more broadly.
GOOD ENEMIES PART I CAN BE READ HERE: GOOD ENEMIES PART II CAN BE READ HERE: GOOD ENEMIES PART III CAN BE READ HERE: DAILY UPDATES ON CURRENT ISLAMIC EVENTS CAN BE READ ON THE ENEMY IN THE GATES THREAD: CHAPTER 4 IDEOLOGYIf you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. -Joseph Goebbels The religious context of international affairs has never been well-understood by Americans at all levels.
Pakistan government has approved the purchase of eight submarines from China, as per an in principle decision conveyed during a hearing of the Pakistan National Assemblys Standing Committee on Defence. Pakistan has been negotiating the purchase of six submarines now increased to eight from China since 2011. Pakistan Navy currently operates five French submarines: three Agosta 90B submarines purchased in the 1990s and two Agosta 70 submarines of late 1970s vintage.
Konstantin Sivkov has previously spoken about expecting to see American society "decay" and has elaborate plans for how that could happen. What would happen if the Russians tried to launch nuclear bombs onto American soil, aiming to trigger a giant tsunami or the eruption of a supervolcano? That was precisely the plan one Russian military analyst laid out to combat the West, and it's fit for a Superman comic book or an Eisnehower-era James Bond caper.