Archive for May 4th, 2017

May 4th, 2017 - 12:04 pm § in Misc.

Breaking News: Reichert votes “no”

The GOP health care bill is so bad even Dave Reichert couldn’t vote for it. The Seattle Times reports: “U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert voted against the Republican health-care bill, saying it ‘falls short’ on provisions for poor children and people with pre-existing medical conditio[...]

May 4th, 2017 - 11:52 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

GOP GLEE: When the GOP is giving you $5 per person per year to cover pre-existing conditions:

“A liberal think tank says hundreds of thousands of Americans [will] be left without coverage under the so-called Upton amendment, the Republican plan to cover Americans with pre-existing conditions under the health care overhaul passed on Thursday. GOP Reps. Fred Upton and Billy Long proposed[...]

May 4th, 2017 - 8:14 am § in Misc.

Barack Obama Campaigns For Macron in France

US President Barack Obama sends  a video message supporting Macron for appealing “to people’s hopes and not their fears”. “The French election is very important to the future of France and the values that we care so much about,” Obama said in the message, distributed [...]

May 4th, 2017 - 7:24 am § in Hypocrisy

Flying Cattle Cars

Airlines Have Basically Given Up On Trying To Make Us Comfortable By Suzy Strutner and Ben Walsh Now one major carrier is taking legroom to new lows.  [...]

May 4th, 2017 - 12:34 am § in Science, The Ave Scene


Cape Canaveral, FL – SpaceX launched a top-secret spy satellite for the U.S. government Monday morning and then successfully landed the booster for recycling. The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from its NASA-leased pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company, owned by Elon Musk, s[...]