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
Romney running mate search enters audition phase WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's vice presidential search has entered a new phase: auditions. As his campaign evaluates potential running mates, Republicans with a possible shot at the No. 2 spot on the presidential ticket are starting to engage in unofficial ... 05/27/2012 - 2:01 pm | View Link
Mitt Romney running-mate search enters audition phase Mitt Romney's vice presidential search has entered a new phase: auditions. As his campaign evaluates potential running mates, Republicans with a possible shot at the No. 2 spot on the presidential ticket are starting to engage in unofficial public tryouts ... 05/24/2012 - 3:00 pm | View Link
Romney running mate search enters audition phase WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney's vice presidential search has entered a new phase: auditions. As his campaign evaluates potential running mates, Republicans with a possible shot at the No. 2 spot on the presidential ticket are starting to engage in ... 05/24/2012 - 6:03 am | View Link
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One of the tens of thousands of foreclosed houses in Detroit that you can read about here.
At The Atlantic, Rose Hackman writes One-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes—Many families could stay put for just a few hundred dollars, if only they knew how to work the system:
As Detroit seeks to leave bankruptcy behind and get back on its feet—ramping up development with construction of a light rail and a new hockey arena that will cost the city hundreds of millions of dollars—it is simultaneously bearing witness to a process that could evict up to 142,000 of its residents, many of whom are too poor to pay their property taxes.
Detroit is 83 percent African-American, and 38 percent of its population lives below the poverty line.
These guys have been doing pretty well and they're in the middle of a tour that's taking them from the U. S. to Europe. Good to see some indie talent getting noticed these days. On top of that, their music video was animated by the very talented Felix Colgrave, an artist whose works became well known on the webste, Newgrounds.com.
Wingnut Rep. Louie Gohmert appeared on right-wing "Christian" radio this Tuesday and went off on a bizarre rant about allowing gays to serve in the military while discussing President Obama's decision to send troops to West Africa to assist with controlling the Ebola outbreak.
From Right Wing Watch: Louie Gohmert: Gays Shouldn't Serve In The Military Because Massages Will Make Them Vulnerable To Terrorism:
Somehow that discussion eventually prompted him to launch into criticism of the repeal of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy in the most perfectly Gohmert-esque fashion imaginable.
"I've had people say, 'Hey, you know, there's nothing wrong with gays in the military.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who got elected four years ago after spending more than $70 million of his own money, is being forced to dip into his own wallet in the final days of his re-election campaign. …
Five of 39 guns "forgotten" by their owners and found by TSA agents at airports across the country, Oct. 10-16. A total of 268 guns were discovered since the last GunFAIL list was published in mid-September.
Okay, it's time to get out of the summer doldrums, already. It's October, and time to get caught up and back to the weekly posting schedule.