TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday said voters were “dumb” to reject north Jersey casinos in a referendum last month, and predicted the state will see casinos beyond Atlantic City within five years. The governor also said he expects sports betting will be legal in the state by the time he leaves office in 2018.…
Bank VP gets booted from family business after responding to Obama’s eulogy with racist Facebook screed
According to the Valdosta Daily Times, an executive at a small family bank has been removed from his job after a racist, anti-Semitic Facebook post in response to President Barack Obama's eulogy of civil rights leader John Lewis.
"David Hollis has been asked by Citizens Community Bank to resign both his position and his role on the bank's board of directors, according to a CCB statement to the Valdosta Daily Times," reported Chris Herbert. "'The employee was asked to submit his resignation and is no longer employed by the bank, nor will he be serving on the board of directors,' the statement read."
The loneliness of social isolation can affect your brain and raise dementia risk in older adults
Physical pain is unpleasant, yet it’s vital for survival because it’s a warning that your body is in danger. It tells you to take your hand off a hot burner or to see a doctor about discomfort in your chest. Pain reminds us all that we need to take care of ourselves.
Feeling lonely is the social equivalent to feeling physical pain. It even triggers the same pathways in the brain that are involved in processing emotional responses to physical pain.
Just like feeling physical pain, feeling lonely and disconnected from others is also a signal that we need to take care of ourselves by seeking the safety and comfort of companionship. But what happens when we are unable to find companionship and the loneliness persists?
Trump donor revealed as a secret funder of the conservative outlet The Federalist: NYT
For years, there has been speculation about the funding behind the right-wing publication The Federalist, which has turned into one of President Donald Trump's most reliable backers.
However, a new report from The New York Times appears to have partially solved this mystery.
Two sources with knowledge of The Federalist's finances tell the Times that packing supply magnate Dick Uihlein is one of the people who gives generously to the publication.