Oil Companies Spent At Least $114 Million Fighting Climate Action In 2015

Oil Companies Spent At Least $114 Million Fighting Climate Action In 2015

And this $114 Million.. what was the cost to the average person? Perhaps some at the pump, but what about the loss in jobs, the further decline of the economy.. You decide and comment below… Non-profit organization Influence Maphas released a report alleging that oil companies spent $114 millionlast year to prevent action being taken on climate change. The money was divided between publicity to mislead the public on the science and lobbying of politicians to prevent the passage of legislation. The estimate does not include contributions from other fossil…

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Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Workers On Picket Line

Bernie Sanders Joins Verizon Workers On Picket Line

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) boosted the cause of striking Verizon workers on Wednesday, joining them on a picket line in New York City and blasting the telecom giant in a sidewalk speech. Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast went on strike early Wednesday morning after 10 months of negotiations with the company failed to produce a new contract. The Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers unions represent the workers. It’s the largest strike in the U.S. in four years, and it’s happening…

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Woman Rescues 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned By Owner, To Give Him Best Remaining Days

Woman Rescues 21-Year-Old Cat Abandoned By Owner, To Give Him Best Remaining Days

At the sunset of his life, 21-year-old cat Tigger was abandoned by his human at a local veterinary surgery. Sad and confused, he couldn’t understand why. But then Adriene Nicole came along. Nicole saw his story on the Canton Neighbors page and decided to take him home. She wanted to give him the love he needed. Sadly, Nicole soon discovered that Tigger had kidney failure and a golf ball-sized tumor. But it didn’t hold Nicole back: “Though he has kidney failure and we found a tumor, he kicks it like…

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Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Concert Over Anti-LGBT Law

North Carolina’s controversial new anti-LGBT law doesn’t sit well with Bruce Springsteen.  The Boss, 66, has been thrilling audiences across the country on The River Tour with his E Street Band since the start of the year. Although he and his bandmates had been slated to perform at the Greensboro Coliseum on April 10, Springsteen announced Friday that he was canceling the show following North Carolina’s passage of House Bill 2, or HB2, last month.  Springsteen blasted the new legislation, which Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law March 23, in a…

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Kim Jong Un would really hate for you to watch this, which is exactly why you should.

Kim Jong Un would really hate for you to watch this, which is exactly why you should.

  (Click “Show Transcript” below to read her remarks in full.)   At 9 years old, she saw her friend’s mother punished for a crime that in most countries is just a normal, everyday activity. This is just one reason North Koreans live in fear for their lives. Yeonmi’s own mother was forced to make a horrible compromise to protect her daughter. *Trigger warning: Discussion of rape.* And often, escaping into China isn’t even the safe haven it should be. As Yeonmi points out, there are about 300,000 North Korean…

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They’re being called ‘Walmart’s worst nightmare.’ And I *really* hope it comes true.

They’re being called ‘Walmart’s worst nightmare.’ And I *really* hope it comes true.

  Meet WinCo, a retail chain with just under a hundred stores in eight states. They’re growing fast and somehow manage to undercut Walmart’s “always low prices.” Compared to Walmart’s more than 4,000 stores in the U.S. alone, perhaps it’s a little premature to call them “Walmart’s worst nightmare.” But hopefully we can all agree it wouldn’t be such a bad thing for Walmart to lose more business to a company like this. Here are four ways WinCo is CRUSHING Walmart. 1. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION WinCo: Smart business model makes for…

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Presidential Debate #1 – Obama got Buried

Presidential Debate #1 – Obama got Buried

Obama is LackLuster and Gets Buried by Romney Last nights debate focusing on the economy, jobs, and the role of government was clearly won by Mitt Romney the Republican challenger to Barack Obama.  All of the polling has indicated that Romney won by a 2 to 1 margin. As sited in Fox News.. ” Joe Trippi, a Fox News contributor and a former campaign manager for Democrat Howard Dean, suggested Obama gave the kind of underwhelming performance he has seen in previous debates. “This is the guy who showed up,”…

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New York House Seat, Goes Republican

New York House Seat, Goes Republican

  Republican political novice Bob Turner defeated Democrat state Assemblyman, David Weprin yesterday in the special election to replace Anthony Weiner. Weiner resigned his seat after finally admitting to a sexting scandal. Is this a Rebuke on Obama’s policies? I’d say yes, since this is a highly democratic district which spans parts of Queens and Brooklyn, never sending a Republican to the House. Turner stated that he hopes the white house hears the people of his district shouting that we are on the wrong track. Turnier has repeatedly vowed to…

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Republican Debate – Was it a Show Down or a Set Up?

Republican Debate – Was it a Show Down or a Set Up?

Republican Debate – Perry vs Romney   Republican debate -Eight Republican’s set the stage for the debate at the Reagan library. The tone was professional and direct from Rick Perry as he at times spared with Mitt Romney. Perry and Romney both counter punched about job creation. But, Newt Gingrich said it straight, when he wasn’t going to play into the media’s hand of causing fights with one another. The moderators seemed to have a liberal agenda as they questioned Perry on the Texas record of executions, and social security….

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Babies”R” US – Baby Strollers Gift Card

Babies”R” US – Baby Strollers Gift Card

Babies “R” Us – Labor Day Sale – Baby Strollers Gift Card Babies “R” US is a leading retailer for baby stollers, car seats, all all kinds of toys, diapers for that little loved one. If you are expecting, you can be assured that Babies “R” Us, has everything you  need for that special event. Click here for your $500 Gift Card For those that have special needs, Babies “R” Us has baby products and a differently-abled toy guide. Though Labor Day, they are offering a discount of 25% off…

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