I Don't Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People | HuffPost. Putin seeks Trump meeting in Helsinki in May. Image copyright EPA Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he would like to meet US President Donald Trump at an Arctic nations summit in Finland in May. He again rejected allegations that Russia had interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. And he said sanctions against Russia were also hurting the US and Europe. Mr Trump had voiced hopes for improved relations with Moscow, but he has been dogged by claims of links between his election campaign and Russia.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation and both houses of the US Congress are investigating alleged Russian interference in the election. Russia 'tried to hijack US election', Senate hearing told Mr Putin, speaking at an Arctic forum in Arkhangelsk in northern Russia, said he would be "glad" to meet Mr Trump at a summit of the Arctic Council in Helsinki in May. "Both side should prepare such events," he said. The G20 summit of world powers is set to convene in the northern German city of Hamburg in early July. Image copyright Reuters. Net neutrality DOA? Here's what's next for the internet - CNET. Just two years after adopting its net neutrality rules, the Federal Communications Commission could be on the cusp of tearing them down.
In 2015, the FCC, led by Democratic Chairman Tom Wheeler, put in place rules to ensure that broadband providers couldn't abuse their powers by charging companies for quicker access to their customers or unfairly prioritizing traffic. The FCC is now run by Chairman Ajit Pai, appointed by President Trump in January. Two weeks ago, in a speech at the worldwide phone industry's biggest gathering, Pai laid out his argument for why net neutrality has to go, saying that, since the passage of the rules in 2015, investment in broadband infrastructure had declined for the first time outside of a recession.
Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, during a Senate committee hearing last week, issued his own critique, calling the rules an "illegal power grab" by the FCC. Fuzzy numbers What broadband providers say Not everyone sees it that way, however. The fear is real. States Won by Trump Have Highest 'Obamacare' Enrollment. A record number of people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act for the coming year, Barack Obama's administration announced Wednesday, with the most people selecting coverage in states that Donald Trump won in November. Some 6.4 million people signed up by the mid-December deadline — 400,000 more enrollees than the same period last year, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
In a twist, the states with the most people selecting coverage all went for Trump in the presidential election: Florida, with just under 1.3 million selections; Texas, with about 776,000; North Carolina, with 369,077; Georgia, with 352,000; and Pennsylvania, with 290,950. Those tallies do not include states that created their own digital health insurance exchanges, like New York and California, instead of using the federal government's HealthCare.gov website. Richard Spencer’s Awful Response to Quebec Murders - Culture.
As is well known by now, Canadian police allege that on Sunday Alexandre Bissonnette, a French Canadian White Nationalist who is reportedly a fan of Marine LePen walked into a mosque at prayer in Quebec City and opened fire, killing at least six people and wounding many more. Regis Labeaume, the mayor of peaceful Quebec City, which has one of the lowest homicide rates in Canada, stood in front of the cameras that night to tearfully tell the Muslims of the city, “We love you…this is your home.” LeBeaume was still visibly shaken the next day, saying that he had not slept all night and muttering to reporters, “It’s horrific. It’s horrific, in our magnificent city…..it’s horrific.” Vigils broke out across Canada yesterday, with many synagogues holding special prayer services as well.
Just hours after the attack, however, American White Nationalist Richard Spencer broke with the chorus of outrage and empathy to tweet one of the most horrible responses imaginable. In Zika fight, Scott haunted by public health cuts, rejection of Medicaid expansion. TALLAHASSEE — Fighting the Zika virus has become a top priority for Gov. Rick Scott, but the state’s refusal to expand Medicaid coupled with his record of cutting money for county health departments, health clinics and programs for special-needs Floridians has started to complicate his message that the federal government is failing the state in addressing the potential crisis. Scott and his office have steadfastly rejected criticism that any of the cuts have reduced Florida’s front-line capacity to manage the challenges of the fast-spreading virus, saying his budget cuts have only made the state more efficient.
Story Continued Below “We have very good county health departments, and we have a great state health department, and I'm going to continue to allocate the state resources that are necessary,” Scott said Monday, according to The Sarasota Herald-Tribune. “The president and Congress have got to come together,” Scott said, according to the newspaper. “They've not been a good partner.” GOP Platform Contemplates Anti-Porn Provision, Embrace of ‘Conversion Therapy’ The financial costs of America’s culture wars are skyrocketing. The culture wars are getting very, very expensive. Once upon a time, politicians could use wedge issues to score cheap political points, emphasis on “cheap.” Put a gay rights issue on the ballot, or pass an antiabortion bill, and you could turn out the base at bargain-basement prices.
Even better, with minimal risk to the public fisc, you might be able to distract voters from other, thornier problems. Facing a public education crisis? Take a page from North Carolina, and pass a law regulating where and when people can pee. Is your state so broke it’s shaving days off the school year? Copy Kansas, and implement some draconian antiabortion legislation. The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics June 27. The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics June 27. Have the highest uninsured population of any state? Are your constituents unhappy with declining economic opportunities? Opinions Orlando Shooting Updates. Budget Deal Robs $150 Billion from Social Security. A Brief List of Some of the Many Terrible Things Antonin Scalia Said and Wrote Million-Dollar Donors in the 2016 Presidential Race. Ted Cruz Just Won The Iowa Caucus. This Is His Radical Agenda For America.
Sen. Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucus with about 28 percent of caucusgoers’ votes, edging out Donald Trump by 4 percentage points. His fellow senator, Marco Rubio, received 23 percent. Cruz was hammered in Iowa for his stance against ethanol subsidies, a major boon to the corn-heavy state, but also netted endorsements from prominent Iowa conservatives like Bob Vander Plaats, an anti-LGBT activist who heads the Iowan organization The FAMiLY Leader. Though Trump has grabbed headlines for his racist and bombastic rhetoric, the senator from Texas holds some of the most extreme policy ideas in the race. Here are some of the key policies Iowa Republicans have endorsed with their ballots tonight: Women’s Health Cruz is staunchly anti-abortion and has worked in Texas to make it harder for women to receive abortions. Immigration The son of a Cuban immigrant, Cruz frequently talks about the need to secure the border and end sanctuary cities.
Terrorism Obamacare Climate Change Gun Control LGBT Rights. US election: The 11 cards that sum up the Republican race. Image copyright Getty Images Eleven Republican candidates are doing battle for the White House and after months of campaigning their first electoral test, in Iowa, is just days away. If only there was a simple way to compare their strengths and weaknesses... Who's got the most campaign money? Who really electrifies a crowd? What is their Achilles heel? All your questions are answered - on a candidate card, so you can test the powers of one against the other.
Donald Trump Trump has been tops for so long it's hard to remember what the Republican race was like before he emerged on the scene. He appeals to disaffected Republicans across the board, whether they're evangelicals, grassroots Tea Party supporters or even moderates. Ted Cruz Dismissed when he launched his campaign last March, Cruz has cruised to the top of the Republican pack thanks to a gift for rhetoric and a campaign strategy that has taken advantage of the anti-establishment mood among conservatives. Marco Rubio Chris Christie.
A neuroscientist explains: Trump has a mental disorder that makes him a dangerous world leader. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is courting evangelical Christians (AFP Photo/Timothy A. Clary) According to a number of top U.S. psychologists, like Harvard professor and researcher Howard Gardner, Donald Trump is a “textbook” narcissist. In fact, he fits the profile so well that clinical psychologist George Simon told Vanity Fair, “He’s so classic that I’m archiving video clips of him to use in workshops.” This puts Trump in the same category as a number of infamous dictators like Muammar Gaddafi, Napoleon Bonaparte, and Saddam Hussein. And although there are narcissists out there who entertain us, innovate, or create great art, when a narcissist is given immense power over people’s lives, they can behave much differently. What is it exactly that makes someone a certifiable narcissist and not simply a person who has a healthy amount of confidence and a burning desire to achieve great goals?
But a lack of empathy is just one part of narcissistic personality disorder. Sarah Palin's Disgusting Justification For Her Son's Drunken Assault: It's Obama's Fault. Yesterday was a big news day for Sarah Palin. Not because this washed-up former reality TV character endorsed Donald Trump, a fellow former reality TV character, but because that well-staged political theater was interrupted by more troubling news about Palin's famously dysfunctional family.
Check out the ALL NEW 2nd volume of my ebook… Fox Nation vs. Reality, The Fox News Cult Of Ignorance. See the original version of this article published on NewsCorpse. Click here to LIKE/SHARE this On Facebook. It was reported that Palin's son, Track, was arrested for beating up his girlfriend and wielding an AR-15 rifle while intoxicated. But rather than going back home to attend to her families legal and emotional problems, Palin followed up her Trumpmania tour in Iowa with a another appearance in Tulsa, Oklahoma (video below).
"It's a shame that our military personnel even have to wonder if they have to question whether they're respected anymore. 2016 Presidential Candidates | I Vote Planned Parenthood Action. By Party Democrats Republicans or by Candidate Hillary Clinton Democrat Hillary Clinton has always been in our corner: As a life-long, steadfast and outspoken champion for women’s health and rights in the U.S. and around the world, Clinton has shown on the campaign trail that she is as committed as ever to advancing access to reproductive health care as president. She also had a 100% rating on the Planned Parenthood Action Fund scorecard while she was in the Senate (the scorecard rates sitting members of Congress).
Has a long track record of working to safeguard access to safe, legal abortion: Would ensure that abortion remains safe and legal; believes abortion is part of basic reproductive health care; has said that, “You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. "They [anti-abortion candidates] don't mind having big government interfere with a woman's right to choose and take down Planned Parenthood. Martin O'Malley Bernie Sanders Do I support Planned Parenthood? Jeb Bush News: ‘I Trolled Trump at a Frank Luntz Focus Group’ The U.S. Department of Justice has gone after the soccer federation and the government of Sudan with many of the same tools. It needs to keep ratcheting up the pressure. The arrest of two FIFA officials last week in Switzerland was an important milestone for soccer’s governing body. The criminals who brought the organization to its knees are finally being removed and paying a price, paving the way for FIFA to begin rebuilding its tattered reputation and legitimacy.
Over the last two decades, FIFA devolved into a kleptocracy. A searing indictment by the U.S. Theft was not simply an objective, however, as critics claim that FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his cronies retained power through “years of unethical patronage, favors and handouts.” Now, just imagine if crooks like the ones who were running FIFA hijacked an entire government. This is exactly what is happening in a number of corruption-fueled countries.
Sudan isn’t simply a rogue state; it is a hijacked state. ALL NRA RECIPIENTS - NRACONGRESS.COM. Ignore Pope on climate, says Republican Marsha Blackburn. Image copyright Getty Images One of the most influential US energy politicians says she will reject the Pope's plea to tackle climate change. Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, the second-highest ranking member on the House energy committee, says the jury is out on global warming. Pope Francis told a White House audience on Wednesday further action was needed as the problem could "no longer be left to a future generation". He is due to speak more on the subject in an address to Congress on Thursday. Speaking as part of a forthcoming Radio 4 documentary series "Climate Change - Are we Feeling Lucky? " She also rejected the theory of evolution. "The jury is still out saying man is the cause for global warming, after the earth started to cool 13 years ago," she says.
When challenged that the earth's surface temperature had not risen substantially in 13 years - but had definitely not cooled, she said - "I think we've cooled almost 1 degree (F). " Image copyright EPA. Texas Governor Deploys State Guard To Stave Off Obama Takeover : It's All Politics. Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party. Eric Gay/AP hide caption toggle caption Eric Gay/AP Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Since Gen. So when rookie Texas Gov. It seems there is concern among some folks that this so-called training maneuver is just a cover story.
Let's walk over by the fence where nobody can hear us, and I'll tell you the story. You see, there are these Wal-Marts in West Texas that supposedly closed for six months for "renovation. " Don't take my word for it. Did I mention the ISIS terrorists? That includes a Mexican army officer and Mexican federal police inspector. It's true that the paranoid worldview of right-wing militia types has remarkable stamina. That started Monday when a public briefing by the Army in Bastrop County, which is just east of Austin, got raucous. Leading Climate Denier and Harvard Scientist Took $1.2 Million Bribe From Oil Companies.
Wei-Hock Soon, an aerospace engineer and a part-time employee at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is one of the few respected scientists who spoke against the general consensus that human activity is a significant contributor to climate change. He has published 11 papers on climate change since 2008. However, it was recently shown that he received $1.2 million from oil companies in exchange for his “science”.
According to leaked documents, the papers were simply “deliverables” that he completed in exchange for their money. He used the same term to describe a testimony he prepared for Congress. Science against money Climate change denial has very little credibility. Wei-Hock Soon, or “Willie” as he likes to be called is one of the very few scientists who actually claimed that climate change is not related to human activities. Gavin A. “The science that Willie Soon does is almost pointless,” Dr. Black science Charles R. “I think that’s inappropriate behavior,” Dr. Dr. Dr. Ted Cruz, Longtime Foe Of NASA And Science, Will Oversee NASA And Science In New Congress.
Here's what's tucked in the spending bill. Ted Cruz's Net Neutrality Take Isn't Just Dumb, It's Dangerous. Censoring American History. State Rep. Steve Hickey Wants South Dakota Doctors to Say That Being Gay Is Dangerous. A Third Of Louisiana Republicans Blame Obama For Hurricane Katrina Response Under Bush. GOP rejects Dream Act-like deportation deferrals. Debunked: The Harvard study that Republicans used to push austerity. Cantor Speech Aims to Refocus GOP on Middle-Class Stagnation.
Ohio faces controversy over voting machines. Jon Stewart destroys Sen. John McCain over hypocritical Benghazi outrage. Bill would define abortion as murder. GOP leaders moonwalk away from debt-ceiling Armageddon. Laura Trice: Why the GOP Is Scared of Ron Paul and 4 Reasons He Might Still Get the 2012 Republican Nomination. Virginia Republicans Call for Armed Revolution if Obama Wins in November. Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists. God and the GOP. More Vaginaphobia: GOPer proposes abstinence for married couples. Wake up GOP: Smashing system doesn't fix it. Rep. Virginia Foxx to Lead GOP Attack on Higher Education.
Pensito Review » GOP Tax Plan Costs $36.6 Bil More Than Dems’ – Swing Voters, You’ve Been Had. Pensito Review » GOP Now Running Against Wall Street Bailout They Voted for – Here’s a List of GOP Reps and Senators Who Voted ‘Aye’ Infowars.com - Top House Republican: Idea that CO2 is harmful is comical. The Washington Monthly. San Francisco's Alternative Online Daily News » Anthony Weiner and Blatant Republican Hypocrisy.
A Trap of Their Own Making. Too Good to Check. State of the Nation. In the red. Weigel : Can Republicans Take Credit for Good Economic News? The Republican shakedown - War Room. The Ham Report: The $3.73 Trillion Republican Nightmare. Boehner: ‘Not my job’ to correct the birthers. Boehner: If Jobs Are Lost As A Result Of GOP Spending Cuts 'So Be It' The GOP's Anti-Clean Air Act Bill is an Assault on Science Itself. New York State is broke, but Gov. Cuomo joins GOP push to spare wealthy. Republicans Vote To Repeal Obama-Backed Bill That Would Destroy Asteroid Headed For Earth. Married GOP congressman trolls Craigslist for a date - War Room.
There's no 'job-killing health-care law' Tax cuts: The party that says no does it again - Taxes. Eric and Irene. House GOP votes unanimously to protect big oil subsidies. AP dismantles Republican claim that health reform will cost jobs | Raw Story. UPDATE 2-Obama to drop smog initiative, GOP claims win.