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Oct 25 2019
Why Do Environmentalists Seem Determined To Torment, Rather Than Convince?
From plastic bag bans to plastic straw bans to bans on shampoo bottles in hotels, California is adopting supposedly environmental policies that won't save the environment but will piss off residents.
Grocery shopping had never been one of my favorite activities, but it never used to be as cumbersome as it is now. I'd fill up the cart with food, wait in line at the check-out counter andReason
Jan 13 2021
On Tuesday, “Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a series of major changes to increase supply of vaccines, extend eligibility to more seniors and provide more locations for people to get shots… Azar also said the government will stop holding back the required second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines… “The move to increase the supply of vaccines better alignsThe Flip Side
Dec 25 2013
Obama Christmas Address Encourages Americans To Help Those In Need
President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to embrace the spirit of Christmas by volunteering at a soup kitchen, buying gifts for kids in need, or organizing food and clothing drives.HuffPost
Apr 20 2020
U.S. House Republican leader: still no deal on more coronavirus money for small businesses
U.S. Democrats and Republicans were near agreement on Monday for extra money to help small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, a top Republican lawmaker said, but he accused Democrats of holding up a deal.
“We could have been done yesterday, but the Democrats continue to hold up, even though we had agreed to all the numbers,” Representative Kevin McCarthy, House minority leaderReuters
Jun 11 2013
Senate passes $955B farm bill in 66-27 vote
The Senate is expected to vote on a massive farm bill Monday evening that could set the course for the countrys food policy for the next decade.Fox News (Online News)
Nov 23 2015
Brussels Remains on Lockdown as Number of Arrests Rises to 21
The capital of Belgium entered the third day of a siege-like lockdown on Monday: Schools, shopping malls, public transit and food markets remained closed, and hotels and bars were desolate, as the total number of arrests in a sweeping counterterrorism operation rose to 21.New York Times (News)
Dec 09 2016
5 things to know about Trump's Labor pick
Trump will nominate Andy Puzder, the vocal CEO of the fast-food company CKE Restaurants, that owns burger chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, as his secretary of labor. Puzder has been a strong proponent of rolling back regulations within the restaurant industry, has argued against the Affordable Care Act and raising the federal minimum wage.USA TODAY
Apr 13 2020
Welfare is a type of government support for the citizens of that society. Welfare may be provided to people of any income level, as with social security (and is then often called a social safety net), but it is usually intended to ensure that people can meet their basic human needs such as food and shelter. Welfare attempts to provide a minimal level of well-being, usually either a free- or aWikipedia
Apr 13 2020
Democrats push Republicans for funding for coronavirus testing
The two top Democrats in the U.S. Congress called on Republicans on Monday to work toward new bipartisan coronavirus legislation, citing a lack of funding for the national testing needed to begin to reopen the U.S. economy.
The call from Democrats came two days after Republicans renewed their own push for a $250 billion measure to help small businesses cope with the pandemic, whileReuters
Apr 10 2020
Trump urges Congress to approve small-business funding, no additions
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the funding measure to help small business should be approved by Congress with no additions, as a partisan skirmish in the U.S. Senate cut short a Republican effort to speed $250 billion in new assistance.
Republicans sought quick Senate passage of a small-business measure sought by Trump’s administration on Thursday but ran into oppositionReuters