News Headline: “FCC: Basic cable prices increased at four times the rate of inflation.”
News Headline: “AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, countering Comcast and Time Warner merger.”
Will someone explain to QT why the antitrust feds let these deals survive for more than, say, 30 seconds?
News Headline: “Comcast, Time Warner execs have been big Obama supporters.”
Move along, nothing to see here. . . .
Eleven days remain until Taste of Omaha.
News Headline: “Conservatives blame Hillary Clinton for Nigerian schoolgirl kidnappings.”
News Headline: “Massive explosion at the edge of the universe.”
And don’t think that doesn’t have Hillary’s fingerprints all over it, too.
News Headline: “Minimum wage increase could mean job cuts, employers say.”
Same thing happened when we stopped child labor.
Same thing happened when we cut sweatshop hours.
When will we ever learn?
News Headline: “Global fast-food workers strike.”
This is what happens when our job creators let the servant class get uppity.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki when asked about VA employees “cooking the books” on the quality of care at veterans hospitals:
“I’m not aware, other than a number of isolated cases, where there is evidence of that.”
Keeping in mind that “a number of isolated cases” tends to create “a pattern.”
And good news for the GOP:
It may have found a scandal it doesn’t have to make up as it goes along.
News Headline: “Obesity rate remains high in U.S.”
News Headline: “U.S. becomes world’s biggest wine market.”
News Headline: “Meanwhile, in the war on science.”
Is it finally time for an intervention?
Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, nation. . . .
Beware the ides of National Revise Your Work Schedule Month.
News Item: “. . . Alaskans don’t have much to say for a potential Sarah Palin presidential bid in 2016. Only 19 percent think she should seek the White House, compared to 74 percent who think she should sit it out. Palin is actually so weak that she would trail Hillary Clinton. . . .”
It’s finally happened.
She can see the end of her political career from her house.