1. bajisima

    Trump admin rolling back plans to raise fuel economy standards

    The Trump administration on Thursday revealed its long-anticipated plan to roll back Obama-era standards meant to cut planet-warming emissions from tailpipes and boost fuel efficiency in cars and trucks sold in the United States in the coming years. At the same time, the administration...
  2. DemoWhip

    FCC doubles down on its decision to raise broadband prices on American Indians

    FCC doubles down on its decision to raise broadband prices on American Indians By Walter Einenkel ==================================================== Talk about Republican insensitivity and discrimination against Native Americans! The First Americans are now being targeted in this...
  3. DemoWhip

    They Wanted to Raise $1,500 for Immigrant Families at the Border. They Got Over $10 M

    They Wanted to Raise $1,500 for Immigrant Families at the Border. They Got Over $10 Million. By Julia Jacobs ################################################################################ That HAS to be God moving in that little girl's life as well as the rest of the immigrant...
  4. L

    Did Donald Trump sign the first military pay raise in 10 years?

    By Louis Jacobson on Thursday, May 10th, 2018 at 1:43 p.m. President Donald Trump opened up the White House for a celebration of military mothers and spouses. At the May 9 gathering, Trump signed an executive order to increase federal-agency hiring of military spouses. However, Trump...
  5. HayJenn

    Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1 trillion by 2019

    WASHINGTON — A new budget analysis says the combined effects of President Donald Trump's tax cuts and last month's budget-busting spending bill will send the government's budget deficit toward the $1 trillion mark. That's the word from the Congressional Budget Office, which said in a report...
  6. bajisima

    More than a third of Americans would give up voting for a raise

    What’s worth more: a raise or your rights? More than a third of surveyed American workers (34.98%) say they would give up their right to vote in all elections for life in exchange for an immediate pay increase, according to a new LendEDU survey released Tuesday. This backs a recent Credible...
  7. jacobfitcher

    Walmart to raise age limit on gun purchases

    Walmart is set to raise the minimum age for gun purchases and ammunition, according to a statement from the company. The nation’s largest retailer announced Wednesday it will hike the minimum age for firearms purchases to 21 years old. “We take seriously our obligation to be a responsible...
  8. T

    Kushner’s overseas contacts raise concerns as foreign officials seek leverage

    In over his head. Does not seem particularly bright. Bad businessman in dire financial trouble. Those seem to be the perfect qualities foreign governments are willing to exploit, and all embodied by the president's son in law,the man tasked with everything form Middle East peace to conquering...
  9. Friday13

    Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles

    Raising the age-to-buy for a weapon that should never be in civilian hands is not enough. Arming teachers is too much, too dangerous to all concerned. How long until he changes his "mind" or claims that he never said this? Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles NRA opposes new...
  10. the watchman

    Nunes memo furor helps one of his Democratic challengers raise $65,000 in one week

    thing is, they really love them some Trump in that district. We can count on him traveling down to ole Fresno to campaign for his boy. That's if it's even necessary. Nunes won his last election by 35 points. This, even though he hasn't held a town hall since disco was the rave. Nunes memo furor...
  11. RNG

    The GOP's largess

    Although this is in fact more sad than funny: And the story behind it: Social media users slam Ryan for tweet on $1.50 pay hike | TheHill
  12. bajisima

    Walmart uses tax cuts to raise minimum wage

    Walmart Stores Inc will raise entry-level wages for U.S. hourly employees to $11 an hour in February as it benefits from last month’s major overhaul of the U.S. tax code, the company said on Thursday. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and private employer, said it would also offer a...
  13. bajisima

    Four Pinocchios on dem claim that GOP tax plan will raise taxes for working class

    “On average, middle class families earning less than $86,000 would see a tax increase under the Republican ‘tax reform’ plan.” We traced the talking point to a document put out by the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, essentially the communications arm of Senate Democrats. That...
  14. MaryAnne

    Presidents Raise 31 Million.

    For disaster relief. Trump is going to pay $432,000 in legal fees for his employees. Campaign from former presidents raises $31M for disaster relief | TheHill
  15. DemoWhip

    Trump sides with Democrats to raise debt limit and fund government for 3 months

    It looks good for a change to see Trump sitting comfortably with Democrats. Of course it has some Republicans fuming but so be it as they can't always win. This just goes to show the power of the Democrats in matters that matter where Trump is seeking their suggestions and to buddy-up with them...
  16. bajisima

    Federal Reserve set to raise rates for the third time

    Hope nobody needs a house or new car or has student loans as rates are going up again. Investors this week won't have to deal with the former FBI director calling the president a liar or a landmark election in the UK that was almost destined to defy expectations. For that, we can be...
  17. Rasselas

    Kansas Republicans Raise Taxes

    After several years with the grand experiment championed by their governor, Kansas GOP lawmakers overrode his veto of their plan to raise taxes back to near pre-Brownback levels. They thought lowering taxes would spur investment--enough to make up for the shortfall. Instead, they had to close...
  18. bajisima

    Diet sodas raise risk of dementia and stroke

    People who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who drink one less than once a week, researchers reported Thursday. It's yet another piece of evidence that diet drinks are not a healthy alternative to sugary drinks, and suggests that...
  19. T

    Melania Trump Nudges Donald Trump to Raise His Hand for the National Anthem

    In today's worst thread of the day, which I proudly create, we have a video. Not just any video, but one of the Slovenian born and raised Melania Trump reminding her husband, the president, to put his hand over his heart while facing the flag for the national anthem. What is the old...
  20. DemoWhip

    Mnuchin calls on Congress to raise debt limit as deadline approaches By Jacob Pramuk

    Let's see, the cap on money borrowing is currently at about $18.1 trillion I believe. And then there is the potential for financial markets to take a big hit without raising the debt limit. It's obviously going to take big Republican support to get this done and they should be on-board for that...