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Crushing Democracy, Justice, & Cat Videos In One Swoop! Absurdity Today with Julianna Forlano, Ep. 49.

Did Verizon v. The FCC just end democracy, justice, AND cat videos in one swoop? Absurdity Today uses its trademark humor to expose the sordid backstory behind the fall of net neutrality.     Repost This Article Now read this:More Potential Legal Woes For Chris Christie (Apr 18, 2014) Republican Mayor Sends Cops To Home […]

January 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Congress And Tea Party At Historical Ratings Low

Congress and the Tea Party are less popular than ever, plummeting to historic lows as a government shutdown looms. The stink extends to both parties and the Tea Party, too. And a CNN/ORC International poll indicates that it’s not just Congress and its top leaders that are making history for all the wrong reasons, but […]

September 30, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Direct Flights Possible Soon Between Iran And U.S.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is exploring the possibility of direct flights between his country and the United States. This would be the first time in three decades there would be direct fights between the two countries. Hassan Rouhani’s request reflects Iranian efforts to possibly build on the groundbreaking exchanges with Washington that included a telephone […]

September 30, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Bill Clinton: Republicans ‘Spiteful…Begging America To Fail’

Former President Bill Clinton, on ABC’s This Week, addressed the looming government shutdown by speaking from his own experience. Recalling his own experience with the right-wing, he opined, “There are times when you have to call people’s bluff.” Clinton would not negotiate, he said. “The current price of stopping it is higher than the price […]

September 29, 2013 / More... ( comments)

16 Myths About Obamacare

16 Myths About Obamacare

If you listen to the Palins, Bachmanns, conservative talk radio hosts, and Obama haters of the world you’d believe that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, AKA Obamacare, is the beginning of the end times. PoltiFact blows holes in the top myths circulating about the law. 1. The health care law rations care, like […]

September 29, 2013 / More... ( comments)

House Extortion: Votes To Delay Obamacare To Keep Government Open

Playing  game of extortion, the Republican-led House voted early Sunday morning to delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act for a  year in return for funding the government so it could keep operating. The votes, just past midnight, followed an often-angry debate, with members shouting one another down on the House floor. Democrats insisted that […]

September 29, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Elvis Impersonator Sues Terrorist Suspect

Back in April, you may remember a news story concerning an Elvis impersonator who had been accused of planning a terrorist attack using the lethal toxin ricin — and his subsequent exoneration when another suspect was arrested and charges. We’re surprised this didn’t happen sooner: An Elvis impersonator who was ultimately cleared of charges that […]

September 27, 2013 / More... ( comments)

California Raises Minimum Wage To $10/Hour

by Stuart Shapiro Big news from the west coast about how California will raise the minimum wage, although gradually between now and 2016. Hopefully other states will follow suit. In fact, this should be national law. California has become the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $10 per […]

September 25, 2013 / More... ( comments)

Obamacare Starts Next Week — No Matter What

I’m one who believes that the government will shut down next week.  However, ironically one part that won’t shut down is the start up of Obamacare. This largely has to do with how the big pieces of Obamacare are funded. The law uses mandatory funds for its really big programs. That includes the new online […]

September 24, 2013 / More... ( comments)

All Emmy Acceptance Speeches Should Be Like This

This should be the new model for all future Emmy acceptance speeches. Merritt Wever didn’t think she had a chance, given that she was up against better-known actresses. So, she spoke from the heart, and then left the stage. Wever won the award for her role as Zoey Barkow in the Showtime dark comedy Nurse […]

September 22, 2013 / More... ( comments)

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