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  • Stephen Baldwin Thinks Alec Will Vote for Trump After He Gets a Big Tax Cut

    12/20/2017 5:44:16 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | December 19, 2017 | Paul Bond
    "'The Boss Baby' sequel money is going to go a long way because of Trump," the Baldwin brother says. Stephen Baldwin is a rare Donald Trump supporter in Hollywood, so he knows how polarizing a figure the president can be. Hence, the actor was an obvious choice for a new TV show where he travels across the U.S. talking to Americans about the state of the union nearly a year into the presidency of a former reality TV star. The show, Great American Pilgrimage … The GAP, is one of the more popular ones on RT, a Kremlin-backed network...
  • Is There a Transgender Gap?

    06/25/2017 3:02:11 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 24 replies
    6/25/2017 | MosesKnows
    Is There a Transgender Gap? There was a time when society moved to help deranged people overcome their delusions. Today we are discouraged from assisting them toward wellness. We are in some cases encouraged to entertain their delusions and perhaps even endorse their behavior. To that end I am curious to learn how the numbers of men who wish to identify as women compare to the number of women who wish to identify as men.
  • Iceland set to tackle gender pay gap with world's toughest law

    04/05/2017 8:39:27 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 27 replies
    BBC News ^ | 5th April | BBC News
    Iceland's parliament is examining a bill that would require companies to prove they offer equal pay to employees. The law, which is set to become a world first, aims to close the wage gap between men and women. Companies face auditing and possible fines if they do not comply. Iceland was ranked first in the World Economic Forum's 2015 Global Gender Gap Index, followed by Norway, Finland and Sweden. However, according to Iceland's statistics for the same year, the unadjusted gender pay gap remained at 17%. The bill, which was presented on Tuesday, is supported by the centre-right coalition government...
  • Soros-funded group advises federal bureaucrats on resistance from 'within'

    02/01/2017 3:44:17 PM PST · by markomalley · 65 replies
    Spero ^ | 2/1/17 | Martin Barillas
    According to a report by the Washington Post, some 180 federal employees have registered for training on the February 4-5 weekend in both the rights of workers and in civil disobedience. The report said that dozens of federal bureaucrats attended a support group that foments opposition to the Trump administration, less than two weeks after the inauguration President Donald Trump.    While the Post report pointed out the obvious public protests that have emerged since the beginning of the Trump administration, “there’s another level of resistance to the new president that is less visible and potentially more troublesome,” it said....
  • Judicial Watch: New State Department Documents Reveal Hillary Clinton Email Gap

    09/18/2015 7:09:18 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 14, 2015 | Staff
    Judicial Watch today released newly obtained Department of State documents showing a nearly five-month total gap in the emails former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton decided to return to the State Department late last year. The documents also show that one key State Department official did not want a written record of issues about the Clinton emails. The documents also raise new questions about the accuracy of representations made to Judicial Watch, the courts, Congress, and the public by the Obama administration and Clinton. The documents were produced under court order in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit Judicial...
  • Uh Oh: Survey Shows Hillary Will Have a Tough Time Turning Out Democratic Voters

    07/01/2015 7:23:48 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 27 replies ^ | 7/1/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Liberals are pros when it comes to getting people out to vote, but a new survey shows Hillary Clinton will have major trouble turning out Democrats in 2016. From Real Clear Politics (bolding is mine): Americans want change and reforms, but “people don’t think any of this is going to happen,” Stan Greenberg, chairman and CEO of polling firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, said during a reporter roundtable organized by the Christian Science Monitor. Their skepticism doesn’t turn on the idea of a Democratic nominee who would follow a two-term Democrat, President Obama. “It’s because the old political system is...
  • Why You Are Likely To Lose Your Health Insurance -- No Matter How Much You Like It

    09/24/2014 8:44:29 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 24 replies
    Forbes ^ | 9-24-14 | John C. Goodman
    One of Barack Obama’s best-remembered promises was, “If you like your health insurance, you can keep it.” But at the very same time the president was making that promise, lawmakers on Capitol Hill were drafting legislation that would make sure that promise could never be kept. We call it Obamacare. Moreover, the problem is not only that millions of people were unable to keep the plan they had in 2010, when the health reform law was passed. They are not likely to be able to keep for long any plan they have selected this year on a health insurance exchange....
  • GAP delivers early Christmas present to pro-family group

    11/14/2013 11:04:19 AM PST · by GonzoII · 3 replies
    One News Now ^ | Friday, November 08, 2013 | Charlie Butts
    A major U.S. retailer has decided to have a heart for Christmas after a five-year campaign by the American Family Association.About eight years ago, roughly 80 percent of the nation's retailers ignored the theme of Christmas in their stores and in advertising, choosing instead to use the politically correct terms "Happy Holidays" or "Holiday Sales." According to Randy Sharp, director of special projects for the American Family Association, while there has been a major turnaround among the companies, there have been some holdouts."One particularly is GAP, which owns the GAP stores and Old Navy stores all across the nation," he...
  • The Pope and Godless Capitalism (Globalism)

    05/11/2013 4:18:13 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 38 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 3, 2013 | Pat Buchanan
    "This is called slave labor," said Pope Francis. The Holy Father was referring to the $40 a month paid to apparel workers at that eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that collapsed on top of them, killing more than 400. "Not paying a just wage ... focusing exclusively on the balance books, on financial statements, only looking at personal profit. That goes against God!" The pope is describing the dark side of globalism Why is Bangladesh, after China, the second-largest producer of apparel in the world? Why are there 4,000 garment factories in that impoverished country which, a few decades ago,...
  • The Enthusiasm Gap – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert!

    08/03/2012 9:10:15 AM PDT · by Signalman · 1 replies
    Dick Morris ^ | 8/3/2012 | Dick Morris
    Dear Friend, In this video commentary, I discuss why Obama’s voters won’t turn out. Tune in!
  • Google Ancient Places digs into the past

    03/02/2012 5:00:45 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    Past Horizons ^ | Tuesday, February 28, 2012 | University of Southampton
    An exciting new project exploring how people in the past viewed the geography of the ancient world, has been backed by $50,000 grant from Google, Inc. via its Digital Humanities Awards Program. Google Ancient Places (GAP) is developing a Web application which allows users to choose a classical text or book (from between 500BC - 500AD) and then search for references to ancient places within it, presenting the results in a user-friendly interface.
  • The Rich Are Getting Richer… Yeah But So Are the Poor

    12/16/2011 1:43:09 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies · 1+ views
    Ammo Land ^ | 12/12/2011 | Jarret Skorup
    “No matter your thoughts about the Occupy Wall Street movement, the protesters were right in at least one respect: The rich are getting richer, and the poor are getting poorer.” Variations on this statement were repeated in dozens of blogs, commentaries, and even news reports in the past months. The claim comes via a Congressional Budget Office analysis that shows incomes for the top 1 percent of Americans growing by 275 percent between 1979 and 2007, while the lowest 20 percent saw their inflation-adjusted incomes grow by “only” 18 percent. The numbers from the report are correct, but the assertions...
  • US wealth gap between young and old is widest ever

    11/07/2011 12:14:37 AM PST · by floridarunner01 · 36 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 11/7/11 | Hope Yen
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The wealth gap between younger and older Americans has stretched to the widest on record, worsened by a prolonged economic downturn that has wiped out job opportunities for young adults and saddled them with housing and college debt. The typical U.S. household headed by a person age 65 or older has a net worth 47 times greater than a household headed by someone under 35, according to an analysis of census data released Monday. While people typically accumulate assets as they age, this wealth gap is now more than double what it was in 2005 and nearly...
  • Gap to shutter a third of US stores, expand globally

    10/15/2011 10:18:43 PM PDT · by RobertClark · 14 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 10/14/2011 | Al Olson
    Gap, ubiquitous in malls across America, will reduce the number of its U.S. stores to 700 by 2013, a 34 percent decline from 2007, the company announced Thursday. Although it is shrinking its retail footprint in the U.S., the company announced it is expanding Gap and Banana Republic stores in China, Italy and South America. It is planning on tripling its Gap stores in greater China from roughly 15 at the end of this year to about 45 by the end of 2012, according to the press release. Another one of its brands, Old Navy, will make its debut outside...
  • DNC chair, Wasserman Schultz, tries to use Netanyahu as political human shield

    05/24/2011 5:35:20 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-24-11 | Mataharley
    In an unbelievably tactless act, DNC Chairwoman, Rep Debbie Wasserman-Schultz used a joint delegates meeting between Israeli PM, Benjamin Netanhayu, and the Republican Jewish Coalition and the National Jewish Democratic Council as a human shield for political campaigning in the upcoming Presidential election. With the PM present, Wasserman Schultz point blank asked the RJC to "pledge" they would refrain from using Israel as a campaign issue. Matt Brooks, RJC executive director, likened it to hijacking "these meeting in order to, in front of the prime minister, put a gag order in effect to prevent us from speaking out on...
  • GAP Shares Plunge, As Company Says It Will Get Slaughtered By Rising Inflation

    05/19/2011 2:34:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/19/2011 | Joe Weisenthal
    Shares of The GAP are plunging after hours, after the company put out a huge earnings warning for coming quarters. The stock is off 14%. What's interesting is the why: Inflation. As stated earlier in the year, the company expects business performance during fiscal year 2011 to be heavily impacted by pressure from sourcing cost inflation, particularly in its value channels. While the company anticipated that the cost of goods would increase during the back half of the year, costs are actualizing above the initial estimates. The company now expects product costs per unit to be up about 20 percent...
  • The income gap: real, relevant or ruse

    11/01/2010 12:21:09 PM PDT · by tysonbam · 5 replies
    The Battalion ^ | 11/1/10 | Taylor Wolken
    The media is ripe with sensationalism over the growing gap between the rich and the poor. The left has made it a false flag to rally troops for class warfare, which is neither healthy, nor beneficial for anyone involved. "The wealthy don't work for their money!" "The rich get richer and the poor get poorer!" This is bumper sticker economics and it's time to put the myths around income disparity to rest.
  • Gap's logo back to blue after fans gripe about new

    10/12/2010 7:05:30 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    AP ^ | October 12, 2010 | Emily Fredrix
    NEW YORK (AP) — Gap is back to blue. The casualwear chain will keep its decades-old white-on-navy blue logo after all. The move comes just one week after the company swapped it online for a new logo without saying a word. The new logo irritated fans, spurring them to complain about it online. Gap North America president Marka Hansen said in a statement late Monday that the San Francisco-based company realized how much people liked the old logo after they put up the new one, a white background with black letters and a little blue box. She also says Gap...
  • Claire Danes/Patrick Wilson - The Gap Commercial

    03/19/2010 8:41:50 AM PDT · by tlb · 2 replies · 562+ views
    Gap ^ | March 10, 2007 | culinaryherb
    A Gap commercial (The Boyfriend Trouser) featuring Claire Danes dancing with Patrick Wilson.
  • CA: Gap For Calif. Retiree Health Care Grows To $52B

    02/09/2010 8:31:47 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 627+ views ^ | 2/9/10 | AP
    SACRAMENTO (CBS 5 / AP) ― The state controller's office on Tuesday found that California taxpayers are on the hook for more state government retiree health benefits than previously thought. Controller John Chiang's office issued a report showing the growing divide between what the state owes retirees for health and dental benefits and what it has saved so far. The gap has grown to nearly $52 billion, about $3.6 billion over last year's estimate. ... "Even as we try to claw our way out of the recession and provide needed cash to the state's coffers, we cannot ignore the promise...