While thanking Buffalo’s area representatives during his college affordability bus tour kick off at the University of Buffalo Thursday morning, President Barack Obama confused the city’s mayor with its Congressional Representative.
Math is hard. So hard, that often times the federal government gives up on using it entirely in favor of policies that feel like they’ll produce more bang for our country’s buck versus those that actually will. This is especially true when it comes to determining how to collect taxes on America’s businesses.
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Francesca Chambers appeared on Russia Today’s ‘The Big Picture‘ on Friday, where she explained to host Thom Hartmann how doubling the minimum wage would not actually help low-income Americans — because that cost would be passed on to consumers.
Politicians and political groups on both sides of the aisle have painted the student loan rate debate as the question de l’année for young Americans. But 20-somethings rejoicing over the law signed today by President Obama that reportedly “stops student loan interest rates from doubling” are in for a rude awakening. The odds that the interest rate on your student loan will go down are slim to none. In other words, you got punk’d.
In case you were living under a rock over the last six months and missed Rand Paul’s 13-hour filibuster questioning the White House’s policy on drones, Vice President Joe Biden’s ongoing attempts to explain how shotguns work or the revelation that the NSA could be listening to your phone conversations, The Gregory Brothers have songified this summer’s hottest news stories for you.
Are you looking for a fall internship? Are you organized? Discreet? Not a snitch? Not a slutbag? Then the Anthony Weiner campaign wants YOU to be a Weiner for Mayor intern, according to flyers reportedly spotted around New York City this week.