Ruth Bader Ginsburg sounds alarm on New Deal rollback

Washington (CNN)Deep in a seemingly obscure Supreme Court case on Monday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sounded an alarm for liberals: The New Deal may be under attack. In the 5-4 ruling along familiar ideological lines, the conservative majority disallowed overtime pay for automobile service advisers at a California Mercedes-Benz dealership by broadly construing a category of exemptions in the Fair Labor Standards Act for overtime protection.

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Scott Pruitt Is Safefor Now

Photographer: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP The campaign went public when FreedomWorks, a powerful right-wing advocacy group, blasted out a call for help to its online community of 5.7 million conservatives, including on Facebook, Twitter, and by email, reminding them of Pruitt’s record on rolling back regulations and asking them to call the White House and Congress to support him. The group also promoted a Trump tweeted that, despite the issues surrounding…

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‘All The Evil’ Farrah Abraham Talks Depression, Jealous Friends, And More Surrounding Her Life & Teen Mom OG With Final Dr. Drew Sit Down!

Getting closure??? While Farrah Abraham was MIA from part one of the Teen Mom OG reunion, it appears that the MTV vet has filmed a sit down with longtime counselor Dr. Drew. As you surely know, Miz Abraham and the network had quite the falling out, after those in charge of TMOG stated she could NOT pursue an adult entertainment career while on their reality TV show.

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5 Reasons Growing Old In 2018 Is A Total Nightmare

Good news: People are living longer than ever. Bad news: what we just said. It turns out that our world wasn’t made to take care of this many old people, leading to unexpected and unfortunate consequences for those foolish enough to stick with this whole “life” thing … Wait, crap! That’s us! Read Next 4 It’s Shockingly Easy For Legal Guardians To Take Over Senior Citizens’ Lives And Ruin Them…

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Scouts pay out 42,000 over autism claim

His parents said they explained his autism to the scout leaders and suggested strategies to help calm and distract him, should he get upset. We grew up not knowing we were autistic US Boy Scouts revoke badges from Down’s syndrome boy They said his autism manifested as anxiety to change and that he needed to know plans in advance. They said that although few people would realise he was autistic…

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Trump Defends Pruitts Condo Lease, Security; Says Travel Spending OK

President has seen condo lease documents, official says Person familiar says Republican-led panel also probing Pruitt prominent conservatives have come to Pruitt’s defense. Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy of South Carolina indicated he’d begun inquiring into Pruitt’s actions, according to a video shot by activists on Friday and released by Friends of the Earth. Security Force Pruitt has come under criticism for having a 24-hour security detail, which his predecessors…

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Labour pledges free bus travel for young

Providing government funding to councils for free bus travel could help up to 13 million young people save as much as £1,000 a year, according to Labour. The proposal only relates to young people in England because bus policy in Scotland and Wales is handled by those nations’ respective parliaments. However, the party said it had costed the proposal for the whole of the UK and it would be a…

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35 Things You Dont Need But Definitely Deserve in Your Life

This Set of Colored Pencils With 120 Colors via: Amazon Get yourself an adult coloring book and all the coloring pencils you could ever need. It’s the perfect way to relax. Find it on AmazonShare Advertisement This Stuffable Backpack With a Cool Pattern via: Amazon This lightweight nylon backpack is perfect for traveling. It folds up super small and is machine washable. It’s versatile and also super cute if we…

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Fresh Ethics Allegations Reignite Push to Oust EPAs Scott Pruitt

Environment Protection Agency Administrator reported that he rented space in a Washington, D.C. property owned by the wife of an energy industry lobbyist. If Mr. Pruitts going to go, its because he never should have been there in the first place, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Trump ally, Pruitt has also drawn the ire of congressional Republicans. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the chairman of the House Oversight Committee,…

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How the U.S. put an end to plane hijacking and why gun reform advocates should take note.

Image by Tatiana Cardenas/Upworthy. As thousands across the nation prepare to take to the streets on March 24, 2018, for The March for Our Lives, we’re taking a look at some of the root causes, long-lasting effects, and approaches to solving the gun violence epidemic in America. We’ll have a new installment every day this week. At one point in this country, a plane was hijacked at the rate of…

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19 People Reveal the Things Theyd Invent If They Were Able to Time Travel Into the Past

via: Shutterstock As Arthur Dent learned, all you could really be a master at is inventing the sandwich. My god, I would make the best sandwiches. –directorguy Advertisement via: Shutterstock Reese. The concept of peanut butter didn’t come up until quite late, and the idea of pairing it with chocolate is one of the great scientific advances of our time. Them caananites and sumarians would be blown away. I’m pretty…

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These AR Goggles Are Making Faster Fixes in Oil Fields

General Electric Co. subsidiary, calls its rig a BP Plc says it’s using AR glasses to bring remote expertise to sites across the U.S. Startup Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Boeing Co., Photographer: Michael Starghill Jr. for Bloomberg Businessweek Remote gear can help experienced workers stay on the job even if they can no longer handle the travel or other physical demands of rig maintenance. “With these technologies, it’s more…

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EPA’s Scott Pruitt knew about raises, former aide tells Senate Dems

Washington (CNN)A former deputy chief of staff at the Environmental Protection Agency told congressional investigators that Administrator Scott Pruitt was aware of major raises given to other aides, rebutting Pruitt’s account that he was unaware of the salary bumps. The agency has previously said Chmielewski is among “a group of disgruntled employees who have either been dismissed or reassigned.” More From this publisher : HERE ; This post was curated…

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The Young and the Reckless

I. The Bumper The trip to Delaware was only supposed to last a day. David Pokora, a bespectacled University of Toronto senior with scraggly blond hair down to his shoulders, needed to travel south to fetch a bumper that he’d bought for his souped-up Volks­wagen Golf R. The American seller had balked at shipping to Canada, so Pokora arranged to have the part sent to a buddy, Justin May, who…

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Everyone Is Painting GOP Congressman Dana Rohrabacher as Putins Puppet

Democratic congressional campaigns have largely shied away from using Russia as a campaign issue in 2018. But in one Vladimir Putin on the ballot. The candidates trying to un-seat blue wave in November. But Rohrabacher, who has served for 15 terms in Congress, isnt your average Republican. He has long expressed a fondness for Putin and has routinely defended the Kremlinand has consistently been re-elected anyway. But at a time…

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