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Eating for health can make you sick. It's helpful to read Jordan's original post to see how crazy it got for her.Eating specifically for nutrition strikes me personally as both puritanical and a fools errand. It's...
From: Hullabaloo | By: tristero | Sunday, July 20, 2014
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Via Moyers:51 percentOf all pregnancies in America in 2008 were unintended, according to a study published this year in the American Journal of Public Health.40 percentOf those pregnancies ended in an abortion.1 in...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Talk about missing the forest for the trees:You might be tempted -- particularly if you are a Republican -- to see today's D.C. federal appeals court ruling invalidating subsidies for people buying insurance...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Those hipster glasses aren't working:Now that he’s off drugs and wearing some sharp Warby-Parkers, Perry is making another run at the presidency. And as the Texas Governor (for what seems like the last...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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So theconservative majority on the D.C. Circuit Court panel seized the opportunity to strike down about half the Obamacare subsidies. Of course they did:A federal appeals court panel...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Making a contrast with a recalcitrant Houseby David AtkinsIt's basic Congressional politics in America: if your opponent is insane and wants deeply unpopular things, put out a message bill and back them into a corner with a view toward embarrassing them...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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There are a lot of horrors in the world every day --- and especially today. Watching the footage of the carnage of the Malaysian air crash...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Here's your statistic 'o the day:State-by-state hiring data released Friday by the Labor Department reveal that in the 13 states that boosted minimum wages at the beginning of this year, the number of jobs grew an average of 0.85 percent...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Two Americas, exemplifiedby David AtkinsThis is what massive income inequality looks like, physically:A luxury condo building on New York City’s Upper West Side has gotten clearance from the city to have a separate entrance, or a “poor door,” for...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Everybody's put this up today and for good reason. It's just so great:One of the things I like about Oliver's new show is that he's taking on issues that rarely get any any attention --- anywhere....
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 21, 2014
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My piece in Salon this morning is about good old Ahmad Chalabi and his return to the spotlight. (He never seems to go away ....)An excerpt:The night Chalabi arrived in Iraq having enabled an invasion...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 21, 2014
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I know that liberals are considered to be so far out of the mainstream that Villagers remains convinced that even crazed extremists like Sam Brownback and Tom Tancredo are more legitimate representatives of America than...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Raising the minimum wage creates more jobsby David AtkinsIt's almost as if conservatives are wrong about everything:New data released by the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in some states might have spurred job growth, contrary...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Monday, July 21, 2014
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What PZ says. This is a situation in which the only hope for a positive resolution hinges upon both sides renouncing and vigorously prosecuting their own propensity for violence and ethnocentric aggression. What Israel is...
From: Hullabaloo | By: tristero | Monday, July 21, 2014
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This is the best clip of the year:It’s impossible for you to have been more wrong, Rick. Your call for inflation, the destruction of the dollar, the failure of the US economy to rebound. Rick, it’s impossible...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 21, 2014
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Apparently, the ATF doesn't have enough real crimes to stop:An undercover agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) infiltrated Jeremy Halgat’s life for three years...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 20, 2014
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This one is always hard to choose, but I think we've got a winner:"The whole idea is to invite retaliatory fire, to tell your civilians not to hide or to flee the areas where the Israelis are about to hit, and then...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 20, 2014
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This piece in the Washington Post by John Napier Tye was a member of the State Department until very recently:In March I received a call from the White House counsel’s office regarding...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 20, 2014
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Don't ask for a living wage or you'll be replaced by an iPadby David AtkinsThis is an actual billboard in San Francisco:Pando Daily has more on this:Its message — that minimum wage increases will lead to service workers being replaced by apps — is...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Sunday, July 20, 2014
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Saturday Night at the MoviesLove the one you're with: A Summer's TaleBy Dennis Hartley I'm about to lose any (infinitesimal) amount of street cred that I may have accidentally accrued thus far in my "career" as a movie critic with the following admission....
From: Hullabaloo | By: Dennis Hartley | Sunday, July 20, 2014
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In the midst of a week of horrors in Ukraine and Gaza, there was a bit of welcome news:Iran and six world powers on Friday agreed to a four-month extension of negotiations on a long-term nuclear deal that would gradually...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 19, 2014
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