Monthly Archives: September 2014

First US Case of Ebola Confirmed

According to officials from the Centers for Disease Control, the patient, a male, arrived in the United States from Liberia on September 20. He planned to visit with family members in Texas. He initially sought treatment at a hospital on September 26 but was sent home, and then was readmitted on September 28. Texas public […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Human Trafficking

With 21 million people around the world in forced labor, what can we do? Human trafficking is a travesty that many consider a problem of the past, or at least one limited to outside the United States. Unfortunately, in today’s globalized society, the problems of human trafficking are embedded in aspects of Americans’ daily lives […]

Republicans and Democrats: Doomed!?!

BREAKING: The fight for control of Congress is EXTREMELY CLOSE, but unless something changes BEFORE MIDNIGHT, Democrats are going to suffer CRUSHING DEFEATS under a wave of Republican big money. But wait, Republicans, too, are being BEAT UP and CAN’T DEFEND THEMSELVES against Democrats who are OUTRAISING them.   Welcome to the politics of gloom, […]

Libertarian Party Likely to Set a Record Vote for All Minor Parties in U.S. History for Offices at Top of Ballot in a Midterm Year

Throughout U.S. history, no party other than the Democratic and Republican Parties has ever polled as many as 1,500,000 votes for its nominees for the office at the top of the ballot (in the entire U.S.) in a midterm year. The only instances in which a party, other than the Democratic and Republican Parties, has […]

United States of Bankers

Did you hear the amazing story over the weekend from This American Life, about the secret recordings that a Federal Reserve banking regulator made of meetings she had inside the New York Federal Reserve after she began to get pushback within the office for wanting to, you know, regulate the banking industry. Jake Bernstein and […]

UT- 50 highest paying jobs in Utah

Utah is known for its grand mountains, devout population and thriving job market, but not all jobs are created equal. Based on the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we’ve compiled a list of the 50 highest paid professions in Utah. We used the median salary—or 50th percentile—of each specific occupation […]

NV- NEVADA BALLOT QUESTION 1: DO WE NEED A COURT OF APPEALS?

Voters have rejected four times This election Nevada voters will once again consider whether to amend the state constitution to create a Court of Appeals. Question No. 1 reads: “Shall the NevadaConstitution be amended to create a Court of Appeals that would decide appeals of District Court decisions in certain civil and criminal cases?” Question […]

CO- AMTRAK GETS TIGER GRANT FOR TRACK REPAIR

Colorado communities matching funds A consortium headed by Garden City, Kansas that includes several communities in Colorado has received a federal Department of Transportation TIGER grant to replace roughly 50 miles of track along Amtrak’s Southwest Chief.  However, an additional 100 miles of track will need to be replaced over the next 10 years to […]

CA- Saving California One Republican At A Time

  California is morphing into a warmer Detroit with beaches and pneumatic blondes, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Only liberalism could’ve taken the most beautiful, most hard-working, most entrepreneurial state in the union and turned it into a shabby province composed of deadbeat Oliver Twists holding up their bowls demanding more. Now […]