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Another One Bites The Dust: CA Small Biz Health Insurance Exchange Snuffed

Just four months out of the chute, and a week after the exchange pulled its physician list offline, Covered California has taken down the small business portal on its website. “The SHOP portal was not meeting the needs of agents or small employers and needed improvements,” Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee said in a statement announcing the decision.[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Jindal At Reagan Library: ‘Silent War’ On Religion

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal spoke at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, CA and said the “secular elites” are coming for your religious freedom. Jindal invoked the words of Reagan, who spoke of the “universal right of all of God’s children” and John Adams, who said the “Constitution was written for moral and religious people.” He wondered out loud whether[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
The 405 Media Partners With The Daily Caller

The 405 Media Partners With The Daily Caller

The Daily Caller News Foundation feed now appears beneath our Headlines section on our main page. You can browse headlines and summaries of their latest news and commentary, and link back to The Daily Caller to get the whole story. We’re committed to making The 405 Media bigger and better and growing to add more thought and talk content. Keep[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Blog

CA Pol Wants Warning Label On Sugary Drinks

Blah blah science, blah blah alcohol, blah blah tobacco. Democratic Sen. William Monning’s bill proposed Thursday would require the warning on the front of all beverage containers with added sweeteners that have 75 or more calories in every 12 ounces. The label would read: “STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Fifty Ways To Name Your Lover: FB Expands Gender Roster

Quote of the day: Masen Davis, executive director of the San Francisco-based Transgender Law Center, said it may be hard for some people to understand the importance of having the ability to select from multiple genders online. But he said many transgender people will be thrilled with the change. “We applaud Facebook for making it possible for people to be[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized

Yasiel Yanked With Hurt Shoulder

Puig was pulled. Manager Don Mattingly said outfielder Yasiel Puig was overthrowing on the first day of Spring Traininig, so he’s on “limited throwing.” It’s the same shoulder he hurt late last season. Read more at CBS Los Angeles.

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
[VIDEO] Dallas Sportscaster Has ‘Mad As Hell’ Moment on Michael Sam

[VIDEO] Dallas Sportscaster Has ‘Mad As Hell’ Moment on Michael Sam

OK, this has 3 million views, but I have a point. Dale Hansen, Dallas TV Sportscaster, does a “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore.” That’s from the 1976 movie Network, for those of you millennials. Hansen tries to etch out the double standards he sees in the NFL. Open arms for career criminals but[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Video

Was This Steve Stockman’s ‘Pants On Fire’ Tweet?

Texas Congressman Steve Stockman took to twitter to call out Senator John Cornyn, ostenstibly to call “pants on fire” on Cornyn’s cloture vote on raising the debt ceiling and yes vote on the bill.  He had a funny way of putting it: If you’re chilly tonight, huddle near John Cornyn’s pants for warmth. — Rep. Steve Stockman (@StockmanSenate) February 14,[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Da Tech Guy Comes To The 405 Media

Da Tech Guy Comes To The 405 Media

Pete Ingemi, aka Da Tech Guy comes to The 405 Media.  We’ll stream his podcast along with our 24/7 original talk and partner podcasts. Stay tuned for showtimes! About Pete: Readability I was a Computer Tech who used to blog at the HiWired blog before we were all laid off and let go. I started the blog in Nov 2008[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Blog

Goodnight John-Boy: Walton Patriarch Ralph Waite Dies At 85

Ralph Waite, whose character was the father of the Waltons, a 1970s series depicting a depression era mountain extended family, then later in other roles as a slave owner in Roots, and in NCIS as the Jack Gibbs, father of the Mark Harmon character, died in Palm Desert, CA at the age of 85. Wait’s wife Linda remarked his body[Read More…]

by February 13, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized