1. BigLeRoy

    The Risk Of Tipping Into A 'Hothouse Earth' State Is Rising

    Spaceship Earth is in trouble: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180806152040.htm This report outlines several positive feedback loops that might tip the Earth towards much more substantial warming, even if we were to completely stop emitting greenhouse gases. Should be a wake-up...
  2. ptif219

    Democratic socialism rising in the age of Trump

    This is a gift to the GOP. This shows the real political split is in the democrats party. The democrats are imploding https://apnews.com/a1770fd620d94bf58d0ff1035d3e0eea
  3. T

    Kudlow claims rising deficit is coming down

    The deficit is falling! It is! It has to be, because otherwise it would mean that, well, the tax cuts as rocket fuel for the economy would be a failure, and that this president has the speeding addiction of every previous administration, and that the GOP no longer gives a shit about spending...
  4. aboutenough

    The Supreme Court Pushes Back Against the Rising Tide of Anti-Religious Animus

    In a 7-2 decision, the court specifically rebuked the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which had ruled against Phillips when he refused to design a wedding cake for a same-sex “marriage.” As expressed in the majority opinion of Anthony Kennedy, “The Commission’s hostility was inconsistent with...
  5. MaryAnne

    Rising Sea Level In Boston.

    Just read this in an article. Had no idea Boston was concerned about the Sea Level. Expected to rise 1.5 feet by 2050. I knew the ocean was flooding out lying streets in Miami. Chronicle/Growing Pains in the Seaport: What's the Plan, Man...
  6. M

    Oil prices rising?

    Oil prices, which have dropped a little lately, may rise again due to the storm in the Gulf. Some offshore rigs evacuated, and refining operations suspended. Hopefully not as bad as the storms that hit Texas last year. But, still, this storm could adversely affect prices. And oil...
  7. DemoWhip

    The uninsured rate is rising — but only for Republicans

    The uninsured rate is rising — but only for Republicans By Sarah Kliff ==================================================== That obviously has to be a form of protest against Trump and his healthcare politics even by some of his own Republicans, those who are not mega wealthy to be...
  8. HayJenn

    Hannity’s rising role in Trump’s world

    The phone calls between President Trump and Sean Hannity come early in the morning or late at night, after the Fox News host goes off the air. They discuss ideas for Hannity’s show, Trump’s frustration with the ongoing special counsel probe and even, at times, what the president should tweet...
  9. bajisima

    The state where pay is rising the fastest

    Wages and salaries are going up, at least for most Americans. The Bureau of Economic Analysis released a report last week that shows which states had the highest wage growth in 2017. Idaho is booming with jobs and earnings growth, buoyed by sectors like computer-parts manufacturing...
  10. M

    Rising costs snarl bullet train plan

    California faces $4.6 Billion overrun for leg of 550-mile system Only two years ago, the California rail authority unveiled an ambitious plan to begin operating a segment of bullet train service between San Jose and the Central Valley by 2025. It would take nearly every penny in its...
  11. HayJenn

    Rising GOP star quits party over Trump's "shithole" remark

    An activist from Virginia reportedly left the Republican Party after President Trump's reported comments referring to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "shithole countries." Kyle McDaniel, 28, was seen as a potential rising star, The Washington Post reported, adding that he was a...
  12. cpicturetaker12

    Puerto Ricos death toll rising (even suicides as they go without help for 3 weeks)

    I saw a report of about 8 or 9 people about 4 days ago but it was from Raw Story, so it couldn't be true, right? I don't how many, either do authorities. Bodies are in morgues without anyone to do assessments or autopsies--storm, natural causes, going without equipment or meds for the already...
  13. ptif219

    British Professor Shows "Sex Change Regret" is Rising, University Takes Away His Fund

    These are the confused people you want in women's bathrooms. Shows they are confused and possibly neatly ill https://townhall.com/tipsheet/timothymeads/2017/10/01/british-professor-shows-sex-change-regret-is-rising-university-takes-away-his-funding-n2389308
  14. DemoWhip

    A Fourth Reich is rising across Europe - with ties to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

    The far-right is dangerous! Their ideas for this country are not conducive to good progress or safety for the people of the United States and they must be watched very carefully. ---------------------------------------- A Fourth Reich is rising across Europe - with ties to...
  15. DemoWhip

    GOP pessimism rising on ObamaCare repeal

    When you have an extraordinarily bad Republican healthcare bill to begin with you can't expect to receive much support for it. Especially from your constituents who would end up paying through the nose for such a plan. They don't want it nor do they need it! Face it, Republicans, it's all over...
  16. Madeline

    The Planet's Stress Level Is Rising Fast

    Americans are almost certainly the most advantaged people on earth. If you have a preferred brand of trash bag, you are far wealthier than most of humanity can even dream of. Yet we are in for a very rough summer, and it is not likely to let up again. The political scandals of Donald...
  17. W

    Death toll rising.

    The young and dumb's avoidable tragedies can be the most heartbreaking... 30 bodies recovered so far. It's being reported that this was an illegal "rave" held on the upper floor of an abandoned warehouse that was illegally used as an off-the-grid squatters' residence and "artist collective"...
  18. Devil505

    German voters didn't prevent Hitler from rising to power in 1933 Germany.

    We can't repeat their grave mistake by not preventing Trump from repeating that dark history in 2016. The Trump/Hitler analogies are all to real. Thoughts?
  19. ptif219

    [General Warning post#20] US Deficit Is Rising Faster Than Predicted This Year

    This is no surprise this happens when the press only wants to talk about Trump. This must stop. Obama has said the debt is no longer his problem but the problem of the next president US Deficit Is Rising Faster Than Predicted This Year