Category Archives: jobs

Report: BCRA would mean more than 900K healthcare jobs lost

Posted on HealthDive Les Masterson July 7, 2017 Dive Brief: The Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) would result in 1.45 million fewer jobs by 2026, according to a new report by The Commonwealth Fund. Healthcare would take a hard … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget Could Create Chaos in the States

By Richard C. Auxler President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would result in deep cuts to federal payments to states. Federal funds currently account for nearly a third of state expenditures, so if enacted, Trump’s budget would kick huge decisions to … Continue reading

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I Do Not Support a Livable Wage!

This is a quote from Karen Handel (running for congress against Jon Ossoff).  The quote has gone viral on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/HuffPost/status/872279182545494017 http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/karen-handel-i-dont-support-livable-wage Nice review of the context by George Lakoff on this blog post.

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Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Long-time Iowa farm cartoonist fired after creating this cartoon

Published in Orazz.con Rick Friday has been giving farmers a voice and a laugh every Friday for two decades through his cartoons in Farm News. Now the long-time Iowa farm cartoonist tells KCCI that he has been fired. Friday announced … Continue reading

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The YUGE job losses Trump is ignoring: retail workers

Originally posted in Daily Kos By Sher Watts Spooner Sunday Apr 23, 2017 · 10:20 AM EDT Malls across the U.S., like this mall in Milford, Connecticut, are growing emptier and emptier. Which is bad news for those employed by … Continue reading

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