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Americans are "far" unhealthier than their counterparts in Canada, Australia, Japan, Britain, France, Portugal, Italy and Germany and eight other countries, according to a study from the National Academy of Sciences. These findings come even Read more...
Republican Senators on Tuesday voted to block a United Nations treaty that would have helped to protect disabled Americans -- including veterans -- while they are in foreign countries. Thirty-eight Republicans voted no, giving them five votes Read more...
Remember when Republicans throughout the land were wailing and gnashing their teeth about the Affordable Care Act? How concerned they were about the government "getting between" citizens and their doctors? Well, I guess we know now just how sincere Read more...
As I've already written about here in my post on Neil Cavuto bringing in a speed reader to attack government regulations, as Media Matters pointed out, Fox News began a week long assault on government regulations in conjunction with the GOP's push to roll those regulations back as well. During their weekly address, Rep. Peter Roskam continued that assault. Read more...
One of the luckiest and best things that ever happened to me and my family was when my folks decided to take a foster son into our family. I was 11 years old, and so was Kevin. I wasn’t sure about him coming, because with my oldest sister moving Read more...

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Ed Schultz talked to Tax.com's David Cay Johnston and The United Steelworkers Leo Gerard about just how devastating Paul Ryan and the Republicans new budget proposal would be to the disabled, the elderly and children. Remember when everyone on the Read more...
As Josh Marshall at TPM noted: They used to say that folks evolved once they got on the Supreme Court. But I'm not sure we've ever seen the kind of e Read more...
The ballet pair of Ma Li and Zhai Xiaowei, she without an arm and he without a leg, is one of the most moving dances ever. More about these amazing Read more...
Baltimore Sun: Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. said yesterday that he might not have chosen Kristen Cox as his running mate if she were not blind. Since Read more...