Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Saturday and scoffed at the idea that major corporations like Walmart can’t afford to pay their workers a living wage and that to raise the U.S. minimum wage would be bad for the economy. Sanders said that the overwhelming majority of the U.S.
Two men who flew into Albuquerque, New Mexico were ordered to sit in the back of their airport bus because they were holding hands. According to Albuquerque’s KRQE, Ron McCoy and Chris Bowers traveled from Portland, Oregon to take part in Albuquerque’s LGBT PrideFest, arriving in New Mexico’s largest city on Friday, June 28,
Flying shrapnel from a power plant demolition injured spectators who were gathered to watch the buildings go down on Saturday in Bakersfield, California. According to the Bakersfield Californian, several bystanders were hurt, including a 43-year-old man who could lose both his legs. Police described the man’s injuries as “one obvious amputation, possibly two.” Spectators
A Texas woman was charged with homicide on Thursday in the death of her 2-year-old foster daughter less than four months before the girl was slated to go back into her parents’ custody, KVUE-TV reported. “We never hurt our daughter,” the victim’s father, Joshua Hill told KVUE on Thursday. “She was never sick, she
A participant in a series of ongoing fast-food worker demonstrations told Democracy Now host Amy Goodman on Friday that, rather than looking to make an extra buck, he and the other workers on strike simply have nothing left to lose. “We’re already dying slowly in our day-to-day lives, so why not speak up and
With a post-Citizens United America turning every election into a battle between “our super-rich and their super-rich,” Bill Maher argued on Real Time on Friday, he entreated rich liberals to put their political boots on the ground. “Steven Spielberg, you should be taking over Wyoming right now,” Maher demanded. “For a mere $150 million,
On Friday night’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher, panelists Jay-Z, Barney Frank, Josh Barro and Alexis Goldstein discussed Fox News’ recent obsession with “black-on-black” crime in the wake of the Zimmerman trial. Business Insider’s Barro accused Fox of “concern trolling“: A who posts on a blog thread, in
Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) revisited his opposition to keeping a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan during the panel discussion on Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday. “They say, ‘We have to stay in Afghanistan even though bin Laden is dead because we have to keep it from being a haven for
Elon Musk loves to talk about Tesla Motors, and who can blame him? Musk is constantly dropping hints about his future plans. At a recent appearance at the inaugural TESLive conference, Musk… Watch Musk’s remarks, posted on July 28, below.
A 36-year-old woman accused of trying to kill herself and her fetus will not go to trial after reaching a plea agreement on Friday, WISH-TV reported. Bei Bei Shuai agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of criminal recklessness while prosecutors dropped murder and feticide charges against her stemming from a December 2010