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  • Credit scores impacting new Affordable Care Act

    10/08/2013 6:56:31 PM PDT · by moovova · 97 replies
    ClickOrlando/WKMG ^ | Louis Bolden
    ORLANDO, Fla. - Many people signing up for health care in Florida through the Affordable Care Act have been shocked when they have to give proof of their credit score before they finish the process. Anne Packham, one of many people licensed by the state to help people navigate the government's website, said on Tuesday that the credit check occurs so providers can make an educated decision about who to insure.
  • Cheaper Than Dirt Resumes Online Sales Of Firearms (vanity from CTD email)

    12/19/2012 3:28:27 PM PST · by moovova · 54 replies
    (From CTD email) Cheaper Than Dirt! recently announced that it was temporarily suspending online sales of firearms pending a review of its order processing and procedures. Well-known for its ability to process and ship orders within 24 hours, online sales have skyrocketed to a point where it may take up to 72 hours for firearms and other items to ship. "In light of recent events, we believe it is prudent to review our policies and procedures to ensure we can continue to provide the products and firearms our customers demand," said Chief Operations Officer Roberta Wilson. "We will resume online...
  • Conservative Nabs Naming Rights to ‘American Jobs Act’ After Obama Delay

    09/14/2011 11:54:49 AM PDT · by moovova · 14 replies
    Heritage.org ^ | 9/14/2011 | Rob Bluey
    President Obama repeatedly asked members of Congress to pass the American Jobs Act last week. But when no Democrat filed Obama’s bill after he presented it to Congress, a conservative congressman swiped the name for his own legislation.
  • Obama's "YouthCorp" website exposed to hackers.

    10/20/2010 12:43:26 PM PDT · by moovova · 3 replies
    "I am writing to inform you that the Corporation for National and Community Service has discovered and corrected access vulnerabilities in the MyAmeriCorps portal website that may have created the potential for others to view personal information of program applicants and participants...personal information that you entered into the system potentially could have been seen."
  • Actor John Goodman shows off his shrinking frame at awards ceremony in Los Angeles...Wow!

    06/11/2010 5:32:58 PM PDT · by moovova · 56 replies · 3,013+ views
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 11th June 2010 | Georgina Littlejohn
    He's made his name as an overweight, larger-than-life character throughout his Hollywood career. But the pounds have been falling off portly actor John Goodman as he showed off a slimmer physique at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles last night. The 57-year-old, who was rumoured to weigh 28 stone 18months ago, looked almost half the man he was just under a year ago as he attended the AFI Life Achievement Award party.
  • Freep This Poll: Has the Obama administration’s response to the oil spill been enough?

    06/03/2010 2:10:35 PM PDT · by moovova · 27 replies · 939+ views
    Reuters ^ | 5/27/2010
    As one of the country’s worst environmental catastrophes unfolds on his watch, President Barack Obama is under increasing pressure from lawmakers and residents of the fouled Gulf coast to take over the oil disaster response. (CAUTION: Graphic image of black oil spot on shore.)
  • Illegals to Face Added Scrutiny - State (SC) mainly will target smaller businesses

    05/20/2010 11:26:46 AM PDT · by moovova · 4 replies · 351+ views
    The Post and Courier ^ | Sunday, May 9, 2010 | Glenn Smith
    The state is about to step up its efforts to purge South Carolina's workforce of illegal immigrants by scouring the files of small businesses for evidence of undocumented workers. On July 1, state officials will begin auditing 110,000 companies with fewer than 100 employees to make sure they are complying with South Carolina's Illegal Immigration Reform Act, which lawmakers passed in 2008 to weed illegal aliens from the workplace. Juan Valezquez of Guatemala works for Pleasant Places, a Mount Pleasant landscaping company that was fined for hiring undocumented workers.
  • Freep This Poll

    05/19/2010 12:37:25 PM PDT · by moovova · 13 replies · 815+ views
    Illegal immigration continues to be a controversial and divisive matter, not only in the United States, but throughout the world. The illegal immigrant population of the United States in 2008 was estimated by the Center for Immigration Studies to be about 11 million people, with 560 000 of them residing in Arizona. Arizona Senate Bill 1070 (or simply SB 1070) signed by the governor of Arizona Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010 makes it a crime to violate some federal immigration statutes and authorizes local police to determine whether people are in the country legally. The act is scheduled to...