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Pew: Education, Jobs, Health Care, Immigration – In That Order – For Hispanics

Pew: Education, Jobs, Health Care, Immigration – In That Order – For Hispanics

Pew Research released a poll of Hispanic Americans which said that 57% named education as their top issue.  Jobs and the economy were right behind at 52%.  Health care, 43%.  Immigration, 32%.  By almost two to one, Hispanics rated education as more important than immigration. Surprised?

by June 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
#WarOnBurgerFlippers Seattle Hikes Minimum Wage to $15

#WarOnBurgerFlippers Seattle Hikes Minimum Wage to $15

In a move that study after study has predicted will lead to massive layoffs of entry level jobs, the Seattle City Council nonetheless voted to increase the minimum wage there to $15/hour. And, it will squeeze out the small guys who can’t pay it, who will delay expansion or close altogether, and cut staff or hours or both. The International[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
NRA Body-Checks Texas Open Carry

NRA Body-Checks Texas Open Carry

  The National Rifle Association criticized the protests and tactics of Texas Open Carry, a group which is using an in-your-face message to promote open carry of firearms in Texas.  Among the fallout of the group’s demonstrations has been gun bans in restaurants like Starbucks, Chipotle, Sonic, and Chili’s.  Management is not inclined to be forced to recognize their rights[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
‘Fast Eddie’ Rendell Missed Doomed Jet

‘Fast Eddie’ Rendell Missed Doomed Jet

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell was offered a seat on the private jet which crashed killing the owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and six others, ABC News reports. The plane crashed on takeoff in Massachusetts after Lewis Katz and the rest of the passengers attended an event at the home of historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.  Katz tried to persuade Rendell[Read More…]

by June 1, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Palin: #MSSEN Nursing Home Photos ‘Non-Story’

Palin: #MSSEN Nursing Home Photos ‘Non-Story’

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin stumped for Chris McDaniel in Mississippi and admonished the crowd to ignore “non-stories.” “The media will not succeed in getting you to pay attention to things on the periphery that don’t amount to a hill of beans, ” Palin said at the Friday rally in McDaniels’ hometown in Ellisville, Miss., reports The Clarion Ledger.  Of course[Read More…]

by June 1, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Ann B. Davis, Alice On ‘The Brady Bunch’ Dies at 88

Ann B. Davis, Alice On ‘The Brady Bunch’ Dies at 88

Friends say Ann B. Davis, emmy winning actress, housekeeper and confidant to the characters in TV’s “The Brady Bunch,” never recovered from a fall in her San Antonio home Saturday and died Sunday in an area hospital. Read more at Fox News.

by June 1, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Cruz: Bergdahl Should Feel Guilty, Deal Was Wrong

Cruz: Bergdahl Should Feel Guilty, Deal Was Wrong

On ABC’s This Week, Senator Ted Cruz chided newly released prisoner Bowe Bergdahl for the five-for-one prisoner swap which earned his release, according to the Fiscal Times. Cruz believes Bergdahl should feel shamed that the deal that freed him cost the United States five dangerous Gitmo prisoner’s Bergdahl’s fellow soldiers fought to defeat. Cruz said that the administration was wrong[Read More…]

by June 1, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Sahara Sam’s Waterpark Apologizes for ‘sAmber Alert’ Email

Sahara Sam’s Waterpark Apologizes for ‘sAmber Alert’ Email

The New Jersey indoor/outdoor waterpark got an earful when a promotional email used a play on words on a national missing child program.  From its Facebook page: “We are deeply sorry for sending the email newsletter tonight in error which used a play on words in reference to the amber alert system. The email subject line was NOT approved for[Read More…]

by May 30, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Phil Mickelson Once Complained About Taxes, Now FBI And SEC Are Investigating Him

Phil Mickelson Once Complained About Taxes, Now FBI And SEC Are Investigating Him

Last year, professional golfer Phil Mickelson complained – loudly – about his tax burden – particularly in California where he resides. Predictably, the progressive palace guards came down on him like a ton of bricks, and he mysteriously backed off. Now, Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and sports bettor Billy Walters are evidently being investigated by the FBI and SEC about[Read More…]

by May 30, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Ferris Bueller ‘Cameron’ House Finally Sells After Five Years

Ferris Bueller ‘Cameron’ House Finally Sells After Five Years

The mid-century suburban Chicago home which featured the glass garage  perched over a wooded ravine – the scene of Cameron kicking his father’s Ferrari until it backed up and plummeted down the gulch – finally sold after first being listed in 2009, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. The house stayed in the news during its lengthy listing, and was usually[Read More…]

by May 30, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized