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Ohio Bill Forces Citizens To Prop Up Dirty Coal Power Plants (VIDEO)

Ohio Bill Forces Citizens To Prop Up Dirty Coal Power Plants (VIDEO)

Even as advances in renewable energy continue to make it cheaper and more competitive, and coal continues its long 30-year decline, Ohio lawmakers are proposing legislation that would subsidize two coal-fired power plants – forever. Ohioans already pay higher electricity rates than residents of 33 other states. But if Ohio’s House Bill 239 is approved, […]

Trump Kids Wanted To Play Grown Up – Got Caught In Daddy Donnie’s Scandals Instead (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Trump Kids Wanted To Play Grown Up – Got Caught In Daddy Donnie’s Scandals Instead (TWEETS/VIDEO)

The Trump-Russian scandal may involve more than just our president. In fact, committing acts of treason seems to be a family affair involving all but one of his adult children. Ivanka President Donald Trump is known for his hotels. Before he took office, he walked away from the construction of one in Baku Azerbaijan. His favorite daughter […]

House GOP Bill GUTS Consumer Financial Protections (VIDEO)

House GOP Bill GUTS Consumer Financial Protections (VIDEO)

It should come as no surprise that when Republicans tell us they are protecting “freedoms,” they don’t mean ours.” When they claim to be holding Wall Street “accountable,” they’re concerned only with the “account” part. The new “Financial CHOICE Act” Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) introduced last month shouldn’t fool us either. Being sold as financial reform […]

The FCC Votes To Dismantle Net Neutrality Rules, Give Telcoms Control Of Internet (VIDEO)

The FCC Votes To Dismantle Net Neutrality Rules, Give Telcoms Control Of Internet (VIDEO)

Well, it happened… The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted by two-to-one Thursday to begin unraveling a key 2015 decision by former President Barack Obama protecting consumers’ internet content in favor of relaxing regulations on internet service providers. This is the first stage in dismantling net neutrality regulations. Current net neutrality regulations prohibit internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking or slowing […]

This Could Be The Week We Learn The Fate Of The Free And Open Internet (VIDEO)

This Could Be The Week We Learn The Fate Of The Free And Open Internet (VIDEO)

You may have heard lately about a little thing called “net neutrality.” It isn’t particularly sexy. It doesn’t involve Trump or his extended family. It isn’t part of the conversation regarding the president’s submission of classified intelligence to the Russian government. It isn’t one of the myriad reasons Trump is unfit to hold the nation’s […]

Jared Kushner’s Sister Promises Visas To Chinese Businesses (VIDEO)

Jared Kushner’s Sister Promises Visas To Chinese Businesses (VIDEO)

President Trump’s incessant denial of any conflicts of interest are beginning to reach farcical levels. Does he actually believe there is anyone (apart from his own ardent base) who isn’t keeping count at this point? Well, as if we need any more proof, here it is. Last Saturday, Nicole Meyer, the sister of Trump’s son-in-law […]

Trump Bails On Another Campaign Pledge: Won’t Fight To Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Trump Bails On Another Campaign Pledge: Won’t Fight To Lower Prescription Drug Costs

I can’t wait to see how he and his team of apologists will spin this one. The people who brought us the “unbelievable” accomplishments of Trump’s first 100 days will have to work pretty hard to find alternative facts to explain this. Donald Trump got himself into office by promising all kinds of things to […]

EXPOSED: Chinese Factory That Makes Clothes For Ivanka Only Pays Workers $62 A Week For 60 Hours Work

EXPOSED: Chinese Factory That Makes Clothes For Ivanka Only Pays Workers $62 A Week For 60 Hours Work

As it turns out, Ivanka Trump is more like her daddy when it comes to business than we could have ever imagined. An audit of a factory in China–owned by the G-III Apparel Group–which holds the exclusive license to manufacture and distribute Ivanka’s fashion line–shows that workers in the plant are forced to work at least 57 […]

WATCH: United Just Won’t Stop – Throws Couple Heading To Their Own Wedding Off Plane

WATCH: United Just Won’t Stop – Throws Couple Heading To Their Own Wedding Off Plane

United Airlines has dramatically lost its appeal with customers recently after incidents involving poor treatment of their passengers. In late March, two teenage girls were denied entrance on board because they were wearing leggings. Even though the girls were flying on an employee pass, which did not permit them to wear leggings, there has been […]

Former Head Of MI6 Claims Trump Took Russian Money In 2008 (VIDEO)

Former Head Of MI6 Claims Trump Took Russian Money In 2008 (VIDEO)

Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated refutations to the contrary, the former head of British intelligence service MI6 claims Trump borrowed Russian money in 2008. Richard Dearlove joined MI6 in 1966 and served as the agency’s head from 1999 to 2004. In a recent interview with Prospect, he claimed that the global financial crisis in 2008 […]

United Airlines Apologizes For ‘Horrific’ Treatment Of Passenger–After Initially Blaming Him (TWEETS)

United Airlines Apologizes For ‘Horrific’ Treatment Of Passenger–After Initially Blaming Him (TWEETS)

The latest entry in “How Not To Handle A Crisis” comes from United Airlines. On Sunday, the world’s third-largest airline came under well-deserved fire after a passenger was dragged screaming and bloodied from a supposedly overbooked flight. After taking even more heat for blaming the passenger, United was not only forced to issue a full […]

Wells Fargo Execs Forced To Return Pay, But Not Nearly Enough (VIDEO)

Wells Fargo Execs Forced To Return Pay, But Not Nearly Enough (VIDEO)

In the wake of continuing investigation into Wells Fargo’s fake account scheme, the bank’s board ordered two top executives to return a combined $75 million in pay today. Carrie Tolstedt, who headed the bank’s sales division, was ordered to pay back $47 million. Former CEO John Stumpf was ordered to pay back $28 million. This […]

Oops! New Tweet Proves Trump Is Violating The Constitution (VIDEO)

Oops! New Tweet Proves Trump Is Violating The Constitution (VIDEO)

According to the U.S. Constitution, it’s illegal for the President to make money, take gifts, or financially gain in any way from any foreign official. That’s because in Article I of the constitution there is a clause that says this: “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any […]

Ulterior Motive? Trump Personally Profited From The Cruise Missile Strike On Syria

Ulterior Motive? Trump Personally Profited From The Cruise Missile Strike On Syria

When Donald Trump ordered the launching of 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base Wednesday night, the taxpayers were billed for about $60 million. And some of that money may have made it into Trump’s bank account, too, because he owns stock in Raytheon, which manufactures the missiles. The Palmer Report, citing Business Insider, […]

Impaled, Maimed, And Burned – The High Cost Of Southern Manufacturing (VIDEO)

Impaled, Maimed, And Burned – The High Cost Of Southern Manufacturing (VIDEO)

Last year, Regina Elsea was earning $8.50 at Ajin USA, an auto supply manufacturer in eastern Alabama. She worked a 12-hour shift seven days each week. But in a state where the permanent unemployment rate hovers around 20%, she was thankful for the job. But one day last June, two weeks before her wedding date, […]

Thanks To Trump, Internet Privacy Is Now A Thing Of The Past (VIDEO)

Thanks To Trump, Internet Privacy Is Now A Thing Of The Past (VIDEO)

How much is your privacy worth to you? It’s worth a lot to telecommunications companies that provide you access to the internet. On Monday, President Donald Trump signed into law S.J. Res. 34, repealing internet privacy rules the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed last year. Those rules would have required internet service providers (ISP) to obtain […]

Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly Is Rapidly Entering The No-Sponsor Zone

Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly Is Rapidly Entering The No-Sponsor Zone

Nine more companies announced Tuesday that they will no longer advertise on The O’Reilly Factor, which is Fox News Network’s highest-rated prime-time show. Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, BMW of North America, Constant Contact, Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, UNTUCKit, Allstate, T. Rowe Price, GlaxoSmithKline, and Sanofi are all taking their ad dollars elsewhere after a report from the New […]

Trump Administration Deletes LGBTQ People From Census Data (TWEET/VIDEO)

Trump Administration Deletes LGBTQ People From Census Data (TWEET/VIDEO)

The Trump Administration has decided LGBTQ people will not be counted in Census data. The U.S. Census Bureau released a report on Tuesday saying they would ask questions related to sexual orientation and gender identity in the 2020 Census and American Community Survey. This information has never been included in any previous Census or survey. […]

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s latest executive order rolls back important U.S. climate change regulations. The order recommends that federal agencies review existing energy policies and “suspend, revise, or rescind” those deemed burdensome to the energy industry. Over half a dozen measures from the Obama administration designed to fight climate change are now under review or revoked altogether. […]

Unique Doctor’s Office Makes Healthcare Affordable To People Without Insurance (VIDEO)

Unique Doctor’s Office Makes Healthcare Affordable To People Without Insurance (VIDEO)

Some doctors are looking at a whole new way of doing medicine that might truly help people who are under or uninsured, or have high deductible insurance plans. Patients may also receive better quality care. This new and innovative model is known as direct primary care. Instead of accepting insurance, it allows patients to pay […]

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