(MSN) Technology in fitness has also been a huge health breakthrough...Click here to read more.
(CNN) The bill -- which critics say is heavily weighted to ease the tax burden of businesses rather than the middle class -- drops the corporate tax rate down from 35% to 21%, repeals the corporate alternative minimum tax, nearly doubles the standard deduction for individuals and restructures the way pass-through businesses are taxed. Click here to read more.
Things are not a bed of roses. It appears that what Trump has is a bed of thorns. However, Trump will ignore what is going on around him, choosing to live in an alternative reality he is building around himself. Click here to read more.
Bob Corker is all in for the new tax plan despite it being far from perfect. He is poised to abandon his deficit hawk status by voting for a deficit generating tax plan. Click here to read more.
The Federal Communications Commission has voted to repeal the Net Neutrality protections it adopted in 2015. Here's what that means for the future of the internet. Click here to see the Vox video.
(BBC Earth) We all have an anus, but there was a time in our evolutionary past when our distant ancestors did not. In this video, Maddie Moate talks you through the origins and why we have what we have. Subscribe to Earth Unplugged for more amazing animal videos -Click here to read more.
(NPR) Broadband companies have been saying that they do not intend to block, slow down or prioritize any web traffic as a result of this repeal, arguing that it's not in their interest to aggravate their users by messing with their Internet traffic. Click here to listen to more about the demise of Net Neutrality.
Donald Trump has a serious issue with women. He likes them enough to grab ’em without permission, marry them, breed with them, divorce them, marry another one, repeat, and squeeze them in an awkwardly uncomfortable way if they’re his daughter. But, he does not respect women at all. Click here to read more at toonBlog
(National Geographic) While restoring a statue of Jesus, art preservationists discovered a hidden message detailing Spanish life in the 18th century. Click here to see the video.
Hold on, is that an elbow in the lower right? How could an elbow be a Time Person of The Year? Click here to see the Vox video.
When voters turn out, Democrats win. In Alabama’s special US Senate election 35% of the voters turned out to cast their ballot. The turnout is higher than expected.
When black voters turn out, particularly in a state like Alabama, Democrats win. Black voter turnout is 2% higher than 2012 helping boost Jones to victory.
“In order to win Jones needs his base to vote fairly strongly, he needs stronger than average black turnout to the polls, he needs swing voters to turn out in strong numbers, and he needs to split the GOP vote by peeling off enough GOP voters to undermine the Moore base.” thepoliticalBlog This apparently happened giving Jones the win. Click here to read more.
Voters took a step beyond the “Conservative Partisan Politics” and the use of religion as a political shield to win elections. Voters stood up for character, fairness, and equality. They took a step toward a repudiation of the right-wing politics advanced by the likes of Steve Bannon. They showed that Trump is a man out of step with working America, that he is disconnected and careless. Click here to read more.
We have elected an undignified sexist thug to occupy the Oval Office. Click here to read more.
“I’m not going to vote for the pedophile,” said Lee Pope, 51, a Birmingham attorney, who was casting a vote for Jones. Click here to read more.
There are many ways Jones can win Alabama's Senate election. However, in reviewing the campaigns and the organization of each campaign, we found the following from CNN on the "Democratic Shadow Campaign" in Alabama. Click here to read more.
Going Out on A Limb: Bradford & James Predict Special Election Results Between Jones and Moore of Alabama | thepoliticalBlog
Bradford and James have gone nuts...they are predicting the outcome of the Alabama special election between Jones and Moore. The winner will get a Trump bobble head doll. Click here to read more.
(NBC) Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks, all of whom have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct, join Megyn Kelly TODAY live. Holvey says when she competed in Trump’s Miss USA pageant, Trump came backstage unexpectedly when she and other contestants were wearing nothing but robes: “I just felt so gross,” she says. Click here to see the interview.
Russia is officially banned from the 2018 Olympics set in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which shows that the International Olympic Committee has more backbone and intestinal fortitude than Republican members of Congress, Fox News, and the President of the United States. Click here to read more.
But wait, it is not quite so simple. Click here to read more.