Day: August 7, 2017

Federal Why Christian nationalists love Trump

Why Christian nationalists love Trump

God and country. Or both. Jack Jenkins Aug 7, 2017, 1:35 pm Diana Ofosu / ThinkProgress This is the first in a series on Christian nationalism and the religious groups supporting Donald Trump. Stay tuned for further entries in the coming weeks. It was a Saturday, but Donald Trump was already at church.Technically, he was …

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Federal For Profit Health Care Was Illegal Until Nixon Changed Everything

For Profit Health Care Was Illegal Until Nixon Changed Everything

GabriellePickard 02 June 2017 15:00 Prior to 1973 it was illegal in the United States to make profits from healthcare. In 1973, the Health Maintenance Organisation Act was passed, effectively changing the status from profiting off healthcare being illegal to legal. In 1973 the then US President, Richard Nixon, passed the Health Maintenance Organization Act. …

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Federal Trump administration, Republican Congress on track to shut down their own government

Trump administration, Republican Congress on track to shut down their own government

By Joan McCarter Monday Aug 07, 2017 · 1:23 PM EST Things used to be so much simpler, two months ago. How bad is the Republican civil war? So bad that the Republican Congress and Republican White House are playing chicken over funding for popular vote loser Donald Trump’s wall. The noises that the White …

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News MSNBC surges as home for Trump opponents

MSNBC surges as home for Trump opponents

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first month since CNN’s Larry King owned cable news in October 2001, the most popular personality in prime-time doesn’t work for Fox News Channel. Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is the new champ. Her network achieved other milestones in July, including its closest finish to Fox since 2000 and largest …

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Federal CIA now says there’s more than one tape of Donald Trump with Russian prostitutes

CIA now says there’s more than one tape of Donald Trump with Russian prostitutes

By Bill Palmer Updated: 9:02 pm EDT Thu Jan 12, 2017Home » News In what might be the worst story of all time, the saga of Donald Trump performing lewd acts with Russian prostitutes (and being videotaped by the Russian government for blackmail purposes) just keeps finding ways to get worse. Two days after the …

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Federal Union Lawyer Warns of Lawsuits on Overtime Pay

Union Lawyer Warns of Lawsuits on Overtime Pay

By Joyce Russell • 10 hours ago Iowa’s largest public employees union is warning of likely legal action after hundreds of government workers lost their overtime rights as of July 1st. Under Iowa’s new collective bargaining law, professional employees who hold 160 different government jobs will no longer get paid for overtime. There will be …

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