After signing the March budget deal, President Trump told Congress, "I will never sign another bill like this again" – a "Christmas tree" full of perks for special interests negotiated in secret and then thrust on the public, rank-and-file lawmakers, and even the...read more
Congress is About to Pillage the World’s First Under-Budget Government Program to Pay for an Obamacare Bailout
Earlier this year in midnight negotiations on a budget deal, Chuck Schumer secured a little-noticed policy victory designed to shore up Obamacare. Now conservatives are racing to stop the change from destabilizing prescription drug markets and collapsing the Medicare...read more
Bobbito Garcia is the director of a documentary about himself titled Rock Rubber 45s. The New York Times recently gave it a top-flight review, but the latter only rates mention in light of the newspaper’s description of the director. Garcia’s day “job” when not...read more
They frequently attend fundraisers, and so it’s easy to accuse them of being “bought” by greedy lobbyists. Never mind that donations to candidates and PACs are legal and protected by the First Amendment. Never mind that donations are declared publicly. Never mind that...read more
Everybody loves a bargain. So how about 15 percent off on your next New York City hotel stay. Sound good? Well, it's easy: just use Airbnb. That 15 percent is a round figure, of course, not an exact number. It basically represents the hotel tax rate (14.75 percent) in...read more
Earlier this year in midnight negotiations on a budget deal, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) secured a little-noticed policy victory designed to shore up Obamacare. Now conservatives are racing to stop the change from destabilizing prescription drug markets and...read more
Now available on Amazon, it is WCRN host Elizabeth Benton's debut book "Chasing Cupcakes: How One Broke, Fat Girl Transformed Her Life (and How You Can, Too)" I'm missing out on my life. What's wrong with me? If that's ever crossed your mind, and if you know there's...
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