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Nov 05 2012
Polls 2012: Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney With One Day Remaining
With just one day remaining in the 2012 race for president, the polling picture is now virtually complete. President Barack Obama continues to hold narrow but significant leads over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in enough battleground states to put him over the 270 electoral votes needed for victory.
The sheer volume of data tells us that Obama's leads in the tipping pointHuffPost
Jun 01 2017
Trump Pulls America Out of Climate DealToday at a press conference in the Rose Garden, President Trump officially pulled America out of the Paris Climate Accord. The deal was negotiated between 192 countries, with the U.S. joining Syria and Nicaragua as the holdouts. The Left is pretty firmly against the decision, while the Right is pretty split in their support. Some are happy with the President's announcement citing ideology and John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Feb 05 2015
The College Loan Bombshell Hidden in the Budget
In obscure data tables buried deep in its 2016 budget proposal, the Obama administration revealed this week that its student loan program had a $21.8 billion shortfall last year, apparently the largest ever recorded for any government credit program. The main cause of the shortfall was President Barack Obama’s recent efforts to provide relief for borrowers drowning in student debt, reformsPolitico
Feb 04 2015
Preschooler Measles Vaccination Rate Below 90 Percent in 17 States
Seventeen U.S. states, almost half of them in the South, have rates of less than 90 percent of preschoolers receiving the recommended measles, mumps and rubella vaccination, according to a nonprofit group’s study.
No state in the Northeast was below 90 percent, while eight in the South, five in the West and four in the Midwest were, according to data compiled from the 2013 NationalNewsmax (News)
Feb 09 2017
Trump’s claim that the number of officer deaths in 2016 increased 56 percent from 2015
Trump’s grim statistic seemed too remarkable to be correct, but it was — earning him the prized Geppetto Checkmark. “The number of officers shot and killed in the line of duty last year increased by 56 percent from the year before.”— President Trump, remarks to the Major Cities Chiefs Association, Feb. 8, 2017
This claim jumped out at us for two reasons: Trump has a tendency toWashington Post
Oct 27 2016
The Drip, Drip, Drip of WikiLeaksToday marked the twentieth release of hacked emails from John Podesta, the Chairman of the Clinton campaign from WikiLeaks. Over the past few weeks WikiLeaks and Jullian Assange have been releasing tens of thousands of emails from the former Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton, though the Clinton campaign have not verified any of the released emails. Also, our contributions to the John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Aug 09 2018
Tech Platforms Ban Infowars' Alex Jones, Citing Hate Speech ViolationsFacebook, Apple, Youtube, and Spotify have all banned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of Infowars, citing hate speech violations. Although Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey originally stated that the platform would not censor Jones' content, the company also removed several of his videos and tweets after a CNN article found them to be in violation of Twitter's standards. Supporters of the decision say that John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Nov 29 2018
Tensions Heighten as Migrant Caravan Arrives at U.S.-Mexico BorderTensions are rising at the U.S.-Mexico border with the arrival of thousands of Central American migrants claiming asylum, particularly as U.S. Border Patrol used tear gas to disperse a group who attempted to rush the fence in Tijuana, Mexico. Some have commended Trump for his dedication to maintaining an immigration system defined by law and order in the face of increasing opposition. Others John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Aug 03 2017
Staff Changes in the White HouseThere have been many changes to the White House staff over the past few weeks.First White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer stepped down when Anthony Scaramucci was selected as the new White House Communications Director. Then Chief of Staff Reince Priebus was replaced by retired Marine General John Kelly, followed swiftly by the removal of Anthony Scaramucci after just 10 days. Some people John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Jun 29 2015
“I think America is out of hand”: The shocking numbers that reveal just how burnt out American workers are
The American worker is overworked, underpaid, and suffering from severe burnout.
This sentiment isn’t populist rhetoric, there are numbers to back it up. A new study from WorkPlaceTrends — an HR-focused research firm — and Staples Advantage polled over 2,500 workers and reached troubling results. According to the data, 53 percent of American workers report feeling burned out at work.Salon