AUSTIN, Texas — A pro-campus carry group is considering paying students to help them file complaints against University of Texas at Austin professors who want to ban guns in their offices. “(Students for Concealed Carry) is already working on a variety of plans to document incidents of wrongful exclusion on the UT-Austin campus,” the group’s […]
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Paul Ryan is not working for his constituents, and neither are many of his cohorts in Congress. They are working to increase the profit margins of health insurance companies, period. Speaker Ryan wants to remove the provision of the president’s signature health care legislation that prevents insurance companies from denying care to those with pre-existing […]
I have no doubt there is a very sad story behind this.
In an interview a few weeks ago with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, actress and activist Susan Sarandon ruffled more than a few feathers by asserting that “some people feel that Donald Trump will bring the revolution immediately, if he gets in. Then things will really, you know, explode.” Sarandon said later that the ensuing media frenzy […]
Puerto Rico is in dire financial straits. They are facing a monumental $70 billion debt. BILLION. John Oliver explained in the below clip from Sunday’s Last Week Tonight that Puerto Rico can’t file for bankruptcy due to an unexplainable, tiny provision in a 1984 law. Oliver said: “We need to stop treating Puerto Rico like […]
This is someone I know, a former co-worker I greatly respect, who’s running for state rep here in Philadelphia. Just out there asking for votes, talking to a potential voter and this happens: An investigation is reportedly underway into the shooting death of a man who was speaking to a candidate running for the Pennsylvania […]
There have been rumors for months of a power struggle on Team Sanders between strategist Tad Devine and campaign manager Jeff Weaver. One noticeable change has been the tone of the campaign from positive and substantive to bitter, paranoid, and downright nasty. The candidate himself has gone from eschewing personal attacks to sounding like a […]
Oh yes, I remember this. I remember thinking I would never file a rape complaint, because who ever believes women? I still remember the night Nicole Simpson was killed, and telling my editor we should save a spot on the front page, because the AP wire said the cops wanted to talk to OJ. He […]
And yet, the people who stump for him keep repeating it: "Too many people have died for the right to vote, and too many people have died because of who is currently running." ~ @rosariodawson — aaron bowersock (@abowersock) April 14, 2016 Here’s what he told Charlie Rose: “She did it first! Nanny nanny boo […]
In a hospital, no less: