1. HayJenn

    Trump's DOJ says the ACA is unconstitutional

    The Justice Department will not defend the Affordable Care Act in court, and says it believes the law's individual mandate — the provision the Supreme Court upheld in 2012 — has become unconstitutional. Why it matters: The Justice Department almost always defends federal laws when they're...
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    U.S.-led strikes pound Islamic State in Iraq, kill 250 fighters

    U.S.-led coalition aircraft waged a series of deadly strikes against Islamic State around the city of Falluja on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, with one citing a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed and at least 40 vehicles destroyed. If the figures are...
  3. GordonGecko

    Trump celebrating Brexit- Pound going down good for my golf course-

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/06/24/in-scotland-trump-celebrates-brexit-vote/ I'm sure Brits....and GOP donors back here....are going to be thrilled knowing there's a guy running for President of the United States who thinks a currency collapse of our strongest...
  4. bajisima

    Pound drops as polls show "leave the EU" in the lead

    The pound dropped after a new poll showed a jump in support for the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union, spooking some investors who had thought that the result was a foregone conclusion. Sterling fell against all of its 16 major peers as ICM opinion polls released Tuesday by the...
  5. BoiseBo

    Massive 500,000 pound rock breaking loose in Arizona

    These dudes attempting to bolt it in place got balls of steel. PAGE, AZ (AP) - A massive piece of rock is at risk of crashing down from a canyon wall to the base of an Arizona dam, prompting the government to send in a crew of rappelers to keep the slab in place. The 500,000-pound slab -...
  6. Railunder

    GOP demands a pound of flesh in tax deal

    "The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities published a fairly detailed, albeit understated, analysis of the tax deal, calling it "a significant step backward on several key issues facing the nation: long-term budget deficits, high levels of poverty (especially among children), and widening...
  7. BoiseBo

    Meet Dreadnoughtus the 130,000 pound Argentine dinosaur

    And this one was an adolescent! :truce: Newest discovery: Dreadnoughtus - News - Santa Fe New Mexican Femur bone:
  8. Babba

    Penny Wise and Pound Foolish

    The chart shows private and public sector employment. Private sector employment is up considerably. Had the public sector grown at a normal rate unemployment would probably be below 6%. But no, we're saving a few pennies in government and costing the economy lots in pounds. This is austerity...
  9. meridian5455

    Russia tells Obama to go pound sand

    Russia rejects US demand for Snowden's extradition MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister bluntly rejected U.S. demands to extradite National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, saying Tuesday that Snowden hasn't crossed the Russian border. Sergey Lavrov insisted that Russia has nothing to...
  10. bajisima

    Airline now charging by the pound

    Samoa Air has just announced they will be charging by the pound for air travelers. Even though this is a very small airline, is it a good idea or would it even be legal? Samoa Air prices tickets based on passengers? weight
  11. Zaragunudgeyon

    30,000 pound bomb ready

    Tax dollars at work.. Pentagon¿s 30,000lb ¿super bomb¿ is now ready for use ¿ ideal for destroying the sort of deep bunkers housing Iran¿s nuclear programme | Mail Online
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    New airstrikes pound Libya's capital

    Another night of NATO airstrikes on the Libyan capital began late Thursday, with a tribal site near central Tripoli the target of the latest attacks, a Libyan official said. More...
  13. S

    Carrie Prejean keeps her title. You lib haters can go pound sand !

    So she keeps her title and common sense prevails. Way to go Trump. So all of you haters that wanted her life ruined because she stuck to her guns can go pound sand. Your agenda has been marginalized...again. Carrie Prejean Keeps Title As Miss California USA | AHN | May 12, 2009
  14. Z

    14 Pound Baby Born In US

    HOLY SHIT that baby is FAT! Yet another manifestiation of our weight problem in this country. BBC NEWS | Americas | Baby, 14 pounds, born in US
  15. R

    Ezra Pound and Political Philosophy: Personal Reflections

    Mary Gibson emphasizes in her study of Ezra Pound’s epic entitled Epic Reinvented: Ezra Pound and the Victorians that one question was at the centre of The Cantos. It was the "question of how beauty and power, passion and order can cohere." This question was one of many that concerned Pound in...
  16. N

    Hezbollah rockets pound Israel

    Hezbollah pounded northern Israel with rockets Sunday after rejecting a U.S.-French truce proposal, killing at least 15 people.</p><br clear="all" /> Read more...