This week, the national media has focused on the three different scandals surrounding the White House, devoting hours of coverage to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improperly targeting conservative groups applying for tax exempt status, the talking points Susan Rice used in the aftermath of the attacks in Benghazi, and the Justice Department’s subpoena of [...]
Campaign attempts to outbid the billionaires as readers vow to flee As reports mount that the infamous Charles and David Koch brothers are scheming to purchase the Tribune Company, and hence the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, readers are standing up and saying they will not subscribe to “Koch hate.” A new petition, launched [...]
FASCISM. There is no other way to describe this.
For the first time in decades, U.S. prescription drug spending dropped last year — a phenomenon largely stemming from the fact that, faced with spiraling health costs, Americans are being forced to cut back on their care wherever they can. According to a new report from IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, the nation’s total spending [...]
West, Texas continues to be rocked by the aftermath of the fertilizer plant explosion last month. Victims are now discovering they may still have to pay property taxes on their destroyed homes. While these homeowners can file protests until the end of May, the law requires property values to be determined on January 1 of [...]