Legislation

20 May 19
schristensen769

Have you ever wondered what Jesus meant when he referred to the term “of the world?” (John 17:13-17) Seemingly, world Christian ministries and religions have become, “of the world” in riches and privileges like no other civilization in time on this earth known to man. Luke 12:15, Jesus warned of covetousness, and all forms of […]

20 May 19
Political Behavior

Daniel de Kadt Melissa L. Sands Why do voters support parties that are closely aligned with their racial identities? One set of under-explored hypotheses relate to the racial context in which voters reside. Voters’ lived experiences – who they encounter and interact with – may have profound consequences for their politics, preferences, and behaviors. The […]

20 May 19
Burypensions Blog

nj.com got around to reporting on the July 1, 2018 actuarial reports transcribing the numbers we had in our spreadsheet while hinting at the lies therein: The picture looks dramatically different when measured according to national accounting standards that are important for public financial disclosures and for comparing New Jersey’s system to other states. Under […]

20 May 19
Sunshine with Savannah

It should never take first-hand knowledge to care about something. You shouldn’t need to have a gay sibling to have an opinion about sexual equality, you shouldn’t need to have a daughter to empathize with women, and you shouldn’t need to see gun violence first-hand to give a shit about it. Empathy is an essential part […]

20 May 19
Town & Village

By Sabina Mollot For the past decade, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has been pushing legislation aimed at preventing money laundering, often via real estate purchases, by cracking down on shell companies. On Tuesday, May 14, Maloney held a press conference in Washington, DC about the bill, which she said is finally starting to gain traction in […]

20 May 19
Mock Paper Scissors

Aside from the obvious consequences to women if Alabama’s gambit to replace Choice with Forced Birth, the 52% of the electorate with ovaries might take exception with 25 straight, white, cisgendered male theocrats from Possum Hollar telling the entire nation that they will have their rapists baby. This headline sort of brings the insanity of […]

20 May 19
National Post

LANSING, Mich. — Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is starting a ballot drive as a “failsafe” in case Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer don’t enact legislation to cut the country’s highest auto insurance premiums. Quicken Loans vice-president of government affairs Jared Fleisher said Monday that a ballot committee, Citizens for Lower Auto Insurance […]

20 May 19
Viral Topic Zone

Numerous top leaders of the department — including Secretary Alex Azar, Surgeon General Jerome Adams and Medicaid/Medicare chief Seema Verma — have ties to Vice President Mike Pence. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Sweeping new protections for religious health care workers and an overhaul of family planning programs to effectively cut out Planned Parenthood represent something […]

20 May 19
IQ

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Vice President Mike Pence’s visit Friday to Colorado to celebrate the anniversary of Focus on the Family comes at a time of change for the religious right during the age of President Donald Trump. Focus on the Family was once well-known for its involvement in politics. But under new leadership, […]

20 May 19
Love Letters

I am stuck! I admit it. I seem unable to move. In the past month I have watched three of my daughter’s wonderful young teachers cut from next year’s provincial budget by a reckless, ignorant government. I have listened to escalating threats by two world superpowers elbowing their way to supremacy. I have heard about […]

20 May 19
Russia News Now

A common trick of big-government loving politicians is to give legislation names so appealing that it seems no reasonable person could oppose it. The truth is, the more unobjectionable the title, the more objectionable the content. Two well-known examples are the “PATRIOT Act” and the “Access to Affordable and Quality Care Act.” Another great example […]

20 May 19
Hawaii News Digest

Welcome to the “Hawaii Island News” update from Hawaii News Digest.  Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald.”  Accessed on 20 May 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 18915. Source: https://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/category/hawaii-news Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Hawaii News Grant […]