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Yes, Republicans want changes to Social Security and Medicare entitlements

marketwatch.com Growing up, I used to watch a sportscaster whose catchphrase was “Let’s go to the videotape!” And then he’d show a monster home run, touchdown pass or slam dunk. Well,…

Kemp staffs up PAC with eye toward boosting national profile

politico.com The Republican governor who crushed Donald Trump’s efforts to defeat him is now taking a big step to boost his national profile ahead of 2024. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is…

The controversy around Splash Mountain

theweek.com Splash Mountain, the iconic log flume ride at Disneyland and Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, will undergo a makeover to remove a storyline based on the controversial 1946…

Zoom was a pandemic darling. Now it’s part of the tech layoffs wave

washingtonpost.com Early in the pandemic, Zoom appeared in our socially starved world like water in a desert. Video calls weren’t new, but Zoom, which was founded in 2011, was mass-adopted…

Cargo Thefts Spike 15% Across US, Canada In 2022

zerohedge.com Cargo Thefts Spike 15% Across US, Canada In 2022 By Noi Mahoney of FreightWaves The end of 2022 saw a surge in cargo thefts that pushed the yearly total to above an…

Republicans called Biden a 'liar' for saying some of them wanted to sunset Social Security and Medicare. But there are several examples of lawmakers…

businessinsider.com President Joe Biden delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Washington. Susan Walsh/Associated…

GOP took "white trashdom" to next level at State of the Union: Carville

newsweek.com Longtime Democratic strategist James Carville said Republican heckling at President Joe Biden's State of the Union address took "white trash" to a whole new level. Several…

George Santos signs onto abortion, guns, term limits, and impeachment bills as he attempts to make friends on Capitol Hill

businessinsider.com Republican Rep. George Santos of New York on the floor of the House during the speaker votes on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images…

BP Declares Force Majeure On Azeri Crude Loadings From Turkey’s Ceyhan Port

oilprice.com BP Azerbaijan has declared force majeure on loadings of Azeri crude from the Turkish port of Ceyhan following the devastating earthquake in southern Turkey and northern…

Bed Bath & Beyond’s 30,000 Workers Were Key Factor in Last-Minute Deal

yahoo.com Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was just days away from filing a bankruptcy petition before a game-changing conference call on Friday with its increasingly impatient lenders. • None…

Blue Bird: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Blue Bird Corp. (BLBD) on Wednesday reported a loss of $11.3 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Macon, Georgia-based company said it had a loss…

Defining the Bible Belt: What states do Americans think make up the region?

yougov.com The Bible Belt of the U.S. is a cultural description of an area of the country where Christianity and religious traditions play a large role in everyday life. While the…

Hyundai in talks with U.S. Labor Department over Alabama child labor

reuters.com Hyundai Motor Co said it is in talks with the U.S. Department of Labor to resolve concerns about child workers in its U.S. supply chain, and the company is taking corrective…

Ex-Twitter officials reject GOP claims of government collusion

npr.org Former Twitter officials denied claims the U.S. government and Joe Biden's presidential campaign were involved in the social network's controversial, short-lived decision to…

Biden on Republicans: ‘Their dream is to cut Social Security and Medicare’

politico.com After running through his usual economic talking points, Biden capitalized on his handling of a tense exchange the previous night with Republicans for wanting “Medicare and…

Marjorie Taylor Greene wore a $495 alpaca wool coat to the State of the Union to 'highlight' the Chinese spy balloon

businessinsider.com Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia at the State of the Union on February 7, 2023. Win McNamee/Getty Images Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia wore an…

Donald Trump, Longtime Friend of Jeffrey Epstein, Suggests Ron DeSantis Groomed High School Girls

vanityfair.com While he would never come out and admit it, Donald Trump is clearly pants-pissingly terrified at the prospect of having to face off with Ron DeSantis for the GOP…

Trump amplifies rumor about Ron DeSantis and high school girls

newsweek.com Former President Donald Trump is amplifying rumors that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis allegedly partied with underaged girls while he was a high school teacher in Georgia.…

Antonia Gentry and Haley Lu Richardson Named SAG Awards Ambassadors

thewrap.com Actresses Antonia Gentry and Haley Lu Richardson have been named ambassadors for the 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, SAG announced Wednesday. The SAG Awards will be…

WATCH: Gayle King Calls Kamala Harris ‘Madam President’ After VP Declares She’ll Definitely Be On Biden 2024 Ticket

mediaite.com CBS anchor Gayle King promoted Vice President Kamala Haris by calling her “Madam President” at the end of an interview in which the VP declared she’d definitely be President…

Georgia moves to permanently ban COVID vaccine mandates for students and public-sector workers as U.S. cases continue to fall

marketwatch.com Georgia state senators voted Tuesday to permanently block schools and most state and local government agencies from requiring people to get vaccinated against COVID, the…

Why the IRS says to hold off on filing your tax return if you received a relief check in 2022

cnbc.com If you qualify for special checks or rebates related to either tax surpluses or inflation in 2022, you might want to hold off on filing your tax return, the Internal Revenue…

Morgan Stanley’s Shalett Sees ‘Massive Disconnects’ in Stocks

yahoo.com Stocks have rallied in the face of worsening earnings and economic expectations, producing “massive disconnects” that threaten market stability, warned Lisa Shalett at…

Marjorie Taylor Greene defends heckling during SOTU: "Not sorry one bit"

newsweek.com Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia defender her behavior during Tuesday night's State of the Union address, saying President Joe Biden "got exactly…

How a photo of DeSantis allegedly partying with high schoolers enflamed a bitter rivalry between Trump and the Florida governor

businessinsider.com is ramping up his attacks against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images and Scott Eisen/Getty Images Donald Trump launched a…

Kamala Harris: If President Biden Runs In 2024 ‘I’ll Be Running With Him’

forbes.com Vice President Kamala Harris made her intentions crystal clear Wednesday morning, saying in a live television interview that if President Biden runs for re-election in 2024,…

Key Takeaways From Biden’s State of the Union Speech

youtube.com President Joe Biden’s address to Congress foreshadowed his 2024 stump speech, if as expected he runs for a second term — but at times it was almost drowned out by the…

Turkey Halts Stock Trading for Five Days and Cancels Some Trades

yahoo.com None Meta Asks Many Managers to Get Back to Making Things or Leave • None George Santos Gets Into Fight With Mitt Romney at State of the Union Debut • None Trump Charges in…

‘Wednesday’ Is Somehow Ascending Netflix’s Top 10 List 77 Days After Release

forbes.com While Netflix has publicly said they want a new show as good and as popular as Wednesday every week, the longer time goes on, the less likely that seems. Wednesday is pretty…

REI Co-op World Elite Mastercard review: A credit card for REI enthusiasts

cnn.com Update: As of Aug. 8, 2022, the REI Mastercard is issued by Capital One and has changed its earning rates, features and perks. You can find the list of new benefits here.…

Biden Makes His Business Case in the State of the Union Address

nytimes.com The president took credit for strong job growth and his legislative agenda that’s boosted investment in infrastructure and clean energy projects. President Biden delivered a…

‘Morning Joe’ Torches Republicans for SOTU Heckling: ‘Acting Like Jackasses Because They Can’t Deal With the Truth’ (Video)

thewrap.com Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address from President Joe Biden at times turned into a rousing. colosseum-like event with cheers, applause and regular standing ovations…

Ruben Gallego looks to maintain early momentum to defeat Kyrsten Sinema

newsweek.com Ruben Gallego followed his Senate campaign launch with an Arizona tour in which he covered 750 miles in 48 hours, made six stops that included visits to Navajo and Apache…

Biden's Second State of the Union Speech in 1 Minute

youtube.com President Joe Biden’s address to Congress foreshadowed his 2024 stump speech, if as expected he runs for a second term — but at times it was almost drowned out by the…

Republicans Give Biden the Gift of Heckling at 2023 State of the Union

nytimes.com President Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday began with displays of comity but devolved into overt heckling from some Republicans. A presidency that’s been short…

Arguments for Standing in the Student Loan Cases

reason.com Last month co-blogger Sam Bray and I filed an amicus brief arguing that the states did not have standing to challenge the Biden administration's unlawful student loan…

Bitcoin Miners Hut 8, US Bitcoin to Combine in Stock Merger (1)_

yahoo.com Bitcoin miners Hut 8 Mining Corp. and US Bitcoin Corp. are merging in an all-stock deal after a prolonged slump in cryptocurrency prices heaped pressure on the industry. •…

Six big takeaways from Biden's raucous State of the Union

semafor.com The presidency Trump always wanted? This is hardly a new phenomenon, but one of the most striking aspects of Biden’s speech was how much of it reflected the same economic…

Kevin McCarthy promised no childish stunts at the State of the Union. That didn't stop MTG carrying a big white balloon around Capitol Hill

businessinsider.com Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene gives a thumbs down during President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on February 07, 2023. Win McNamee/Getty Images Kevin McCarthy…

Marjorie Taylor Greene's heckling throughout State of the Union

newsweek.com Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene was the most vocal of all Republicans heckling and shouting at President Joe Biden during his State of the Union address on…

Prudential Reports Loss Fueled by Goodwill Charges, Investments

yahoo.com Prudential Financial Inc. Chief Executive Officer Charlie Lowrey said the company will target more-mature firms in acquisitions after reporting a goodwill impairment charge…

‘Why is My Former Party So Stupid?!’ Joe Scarborough Goes OFF on Republican Behavior During Biden SOTU

mediaite.com Joe Scarborough was gobsmacked by the State of the Union antics on display by some Republican Congress members, asking why they are “so stupid?!” President Joe Biden…

The taxman tells millions of Americans he doesn’t want your money just yet

fortune.com The Internal Revenue Service is recommending that taxpayers hold off on filing their tax returns for 2022 if they received a special tax refund or payment from their state…

Ron DeSantis and the Path to GOP Victory in 2024

newsweek.com Even 21 months out and with only one major candidate officially declared, the idea of a Donald Trump-vs-Ron DeSantis GOP primary showdown is already getting major media…

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