Carl and Drew's Flash Mob Marriage Proposal in Central Park -
Sweetest marriage proposal I’ve seen in a long time!
How much does it cost Wyoming to hate Obama? -
Refusing to hand Obama a success, Wyoming leaders refused to extend unemployment benefits, run our own health exchange, or expand help for sick, poor people.
Kerry Drake’s brilliant column in WyoFile. Drake is also the editor of The Casper Citizen, a non-profit, community newspaper.
Hint: It costs Wyoming a hell of a lot.
Nationwide over 50% of physicians and over 80% of hospitals have adopted electronic healthcare records which will REDUCE medical costs by eliminating duplicate procedures and maybe some unnecessary ones. THANK you government stimulus!
In almost every state, coaches are the highest paid public employees… More details at DeadSpin.
No, it’s not all coming from public funds, but it shows where our priorities are.
5 Major Scandals The Media Isn't Obsessing About | ThinkProgress -
1. Carbon pollution reaches historic highs, threatening human existence
2. The devastating impact of sequestration on kids, cancer patients and first responders
3. Massive cuts to food stamps for the most vulnerable Americans
4. 1100 workers die in garment factory collapse in Bangladesh and most American retailers plan business as usual
5. 4,000 gun deaths due to gun violence since Newtown
“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.”
We've Hit the Carbon Level We Were Warned About... -
A monitor in Hawaii registered 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere, higher than ever and well above the “safe” 350 ppm level.
FLORIDA HOUSE MEMBERS VOTE TO KEEP THEIR HEALTH COSTS LOW. The Tampa Bay (FL) Times (5/14, Mitchell) reports that following the rejection of “billions of dollars in federal money that would have provided health insurance to 1 million poor Floridians,” the FL state House “quietly…kept their own health insurance premiums staggeringly low.” According to the article, members of the lower chamber “will pay just $8.34 a month for state-subsidized health care next year, or $30 a month to cover their entire family,” figures that work out to be “one-sixth of what state senators and most state employees will pay, and one-tenth of the cost to the average private-sector worker, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.”
Chart of the day. Full data here.
We live in a culture where people are more offended by “swear” words and middle fingers than they are by famine, warfare, and the destruction of our environment.
Don’t confuse my desire for a clean house as a desire to clean up after you.
“Nothing seems to crush the masculine petals more than a bit of feminist rain - a few drops are perceived as a downpour.”
“I want every little girl who’s told she’s bossy, to be told instead she has leadership skills.”