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Remember When the U.S. Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be Worse.

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Republican politicians, joined by a few Democrats in tight election races, have stepped up their calls in recent days for a temporary ban on all travelers coming from West Africa -- despite the fact that medical experts say such a measure is not only unnecessary but potentially harmful to efforts to stop the spread of Ebola.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @aterkel: An Ebola travel ban could be worse than the HIV/AIDS ban huff.to/1ouAUZR

Oct 22, 2014

RT @RepBarbaraLee: Great piece from @aterkel on why an #Ebola travel ban is shortsighted & counterproductive approach to public health. htt…

Oct 22, 2014

Remember When the U.S. Barred Travelers With HIV? An Ebola Ban Could be Worse. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/ebo…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @RepBarbaraLee: Great piece from @aterkel on why an #Ebola travel ban is shortsighted & counterproductive approach to public health. htt…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @dliebelson: Remember that time when the US banned travelers with HIV? An Ebola ban could be worse: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/ebo… nice piece by @aterkel

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Economists Say We Should Tax The Rich At 90 Percent

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: America has been doing income taxes wrong for more than 50 years. All Americans, including the rich, would be better off if top tax rates went back to Eisenhower-era levels when the top federal income tax rate was 91 percent, according to a new working paper by Fabian Kindermann from the University of Bonn and Dirk Krueger from the University of Pennsylvania.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @BenDWalsh: A photo of LeBron James adjusting his labor productivity to a 90% top marginal tax rate huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/eco… pic.twitter.com/ui4HyReMSy

Oct 22, 2014

A photo of LeBron James adjusting his labor productivity to a 90% top marginal tax rate huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/eco… pic.twitter.com/ui4HyReMSy

Oct 22, 2014

Presented without comment. PYSCHE!!!! We should probably consider this. "Economists: Soak The Super Rich" huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/eco…

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Fox News Hosts Tell Young Women Not To Vote, Go Back To Tinder And Match.com

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Fox News is discouraging young people from voting again, but this time the target is more specific: young women. "The Five" co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle said Tuesday that young women should excuse themselves from voting in the upcoming midterm elections because they don't share the same "life experience" as older women and should just go back to playing around on Tinder and Match.com.

Paul Krugman: 'Soak The Rich'

huffingtonpost.com — Paul Krugman is on board with some other top economists who say that the U.S. should tax top earners up to 90 percent. "What you really should want to do is to soak the rich as much as possible," Krugman said in an appearance on HuffPost...
Oct 22, 2014

RT @BenDWalsh: Krugman makes an important point, which I could have emphasized more: celebrities aren’t really *that* highly paid huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/kru…

Oct 22, 2014

Also clever little point about the benefits of financial labor falling because of high tax rates huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/kru…

Oct 22, 2014

Krugman makes an important point, which I could have emphasized more: celebrities aren’t really *that* highly paid huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/kru…

Oct 22, 2014

Saw Paul Krugman today and wrote this short piece about his comments at @HuffPostLive on top tax rates huff.to/1zkXGrD

Democrats Reverse, Pour Money Back Into Kentucky Senate Race

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Emboldened by new polling showing a tight race for Senate in Kentucky, Democrats are recommitting funds to boost Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is mounting a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R).
Oct 22, 2014

Oh hey, the DSCC is back to running ads for Grimes in Kentucky. huff.to/1rqIDm7

Oct 22, 2014

RT @UpshotNYT: Democrats aren't giving up on Kentucky after all. With the race tighter, new TV ad money is coming. nyti.ms/1vOrPMm

Oct 22, 2014

Democrats literally in disarray RT @igorbobic: Some good news for Alison Lundergan Grimes huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/dem…

Billionaires Answer Call To Donate To Republican Super PACs For 2014 Homestretch

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- Billionaires are rushing to the aid of Republicans in the homestretch of the 2014 elections with a massive super PAC infusion after a plea from big money mastermind Karl Rove. On Sept.
Oct 22, 2014

Billionaires answer call to donate to Republican super PACs for 2014 homestretch: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/201…

Oct 22, 2014

Billionaires heed Karl Rove's call to donate to GOP super PACs in 2014 homestretch huff.to/1s8XzFH

Oct 22, 2014

Karl Rove brings in billionaire brigade for the GOP election push, via @PaulBlu huff.to/1yYQIat

Chicago Sun-Times Reporter Resigns, Says Paper 'No Longer Has The Backs Of Reporters'

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: A veteran Chicago Sun-Times reporter has resigned from his job amid speculation that the newspaper bowed to pressure from the campaign of Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner (R), an ex-stakeholder in the paper, to punish the reporter for writing a story the campaign was not happy with.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @SabrinaSiddiqui: Veteran Chicago-Sun Times reporter resigns after GOP campaign allegedly tried to block damaging story huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/dav…

Oct 22, 2014

Veteran Chicago-Sun Times reporter resigns after GOP campaign allegedly tried to block damaging story huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/dav…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffPostMedia: Chicago Sun-Times reporter resigns, says paper 'no longer has the backs of reporters' huff.to/1FEm4oK

Texas Latinos Overwhelmingly Support Abortion Rights

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Despite the pervasive stereotype that most Latinos oppose abortion rights for religious reasons, new polling in Texas shows that Latino voters in the state overwhelming support a woman's right to have an abortion without interference from politicians. But the terms "pro-choice" and "pro-life" aren't resonating with them at all.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @nelligray: Many politicians assume Latin@ voters oppose abortion bc religion. @LEBassett dispels this myth: huff.to/ZHfdJW #reprojustice

Oct 22, 2014

RT @LEBassett: The labels "pro-choice" & "pro-life" don't resonate w/ Latinos, so abortion rights grps are finding new words that do http:/…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @SamLachman: Hoping that we start to talk thru a repro justice framework more, rather than using "pro-choice" term huff.to/1FDPyCY via @LEBassett

Oct 22, 2014

The labels "pro-choice" & "pro-life" don't resonate w/ Latinos, so abortion rights grps are finding new words that do huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/lat…

Oct 22, 2014

Despite stereotypes, Texas Latinos overwhelmingly support abortion rights: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/lat…

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BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Today's Politico Magazine offers up some seriously dope sponsored content for your weary body, in the form of an article called " No, BP Didn't Ruin The Gulf." The piece goes on to insist, at length, that four years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, things down around the Gulf Coast are hunky-dory, nothing to worry about, nothing to see here.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @kate_sheppard: From @dceiver: BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/pol…

Oct 22, 2014

BP's damage to the Gulf has been wildly exaggerated, says BP flack in Politico Magazine huff.to/1sQaJLu @dceiver

Oct 22, 2014

From @dceiver: BP's Damage To The Gulf Of Mexico Has Been Wildly Exaggerated, Says BP Flack In Politico Magazine huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/pol…

School Will Allow Students To Pose With Guns In Yearbook Photos

huffingtonpost.com — Students at a high school in Nebraska will now be allowed to pose with guns in their senior portraits. The Broken Bow School Board made the decision to allow guns in school photos this week after a student asked to be photographed with a gun last...
Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: School will allow students to pose with guns in yearbook photos huff.to/1s9DoHD

Oct 22, 2014

Really, America? RT @HuffPostPol: School will allow students to pose with guns in yearbook photos huff.to/1FDQ6sA

Oct 22, 2014

*Sigh* "School Will Allow Students To Pose With Guns In Yearbook Photos” huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/gun…

Andrew Cuomo's Book Sold A Whopping 945 Hardcovers In Its First Week On Shelves

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) released a new book this week, and it's struggling. In addition to the poor reviews the 500-page political autobiography, All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life , has been getting on Amazon, the book isn't exactly flying off the shelves.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffPostPol: Andrew Cuomo's book sold a whopping 945 hardcovers in its first week on shelves huff.to/1FDwK79

Oct 22, 2014

RT @igorbobic: Are you one of the 945 people who bought Andrew Cuomo’s book? If so, I’d like to speak with you. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/and…

Oct 22, 2014

Are you one of the 945 people who bought Andrew Cuomo’s book? If so, I’d like to speak with you. huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/and…

One Of These 20 Men Will Probably Win Best Actor At The 2015 Oscars

huffingtonpost.com — Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th annual Academy Awards.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffPostEnt: Who will win Best Actor at this year's Oscars? Our guess is one of these 20 guys huff.to/1s85FOU

Oct 22, 2014

RT @VanityFair: One of these men will probably win Best Actor at the 2015 Oscars vnty.fr/1DBcMYs via @HuffPostEnt

Oct 22, 2014

One of these men will probably be your best actor winner at next year’s Oscars huff.to/1tcigHb

Double 'Wet Willy' On Police Officer Was A Bad Idea

huffingtonpost.com — Lend me your ear and I'll tell you a story. An intoxicated man home on leave from the Air Force thought it would be a good idea to give a Minnesota police officer a double "Wet Willy." It was not. Riley Louis Swearingen, 24, pleaded g...
Oct 22, 2014

A cop "felt 2 fingertips that were obvious to him as wet with saliva being pushed into his right & left ear canals." huff.to/1wkXzaS

Oct 22, 2014

RT @wolfb: "I just gave a cop a Wet Willy" said soon-to-be-arrested man. fb.me/3eAo2cBQA

Alaska National Guard Sex Abuse Scandal Threatens GOP Governor's Reelection

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: WASHINGTON -- The Alaska National Guard is facing down some grave allegations: A recruiter trying to give alcohol to high school girls, botched responses to sexual assault complaints, embezzlement, a former porn company owner keeping his job despite military investigators finding that he failed to respond to sexual assault, and whistleblowers terrified to speak out.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @AliWatkins: Great story by @dliebelson on Alaska sex assault scandal, that for some reason, hasn't seen natl attention until now: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/gop…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @AliWatkins: Great story by @dliebelson on Alaska sex assault scandal, that for some reason, hasn't seen natl attention until now: huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/gop…

Oct 22, 2014

My latest: Alaska National Guard Sex Abuse Scandal Threatens GOP Governor's Reelection huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/gop…

Canada Parliament Shooting Video Released

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: A shooting was reported near the Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa on Wednesday. After opening fire near the Canadian War Memorial, a gunman was chased into the Parliament building by police. The Globe and Mail released a video of the ensuring firefight. Watch the footage above and read more on the shooting from the AP.

Most Americans Think Fraternities Should Be Kicked Off Campus If Caught Hazing

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: A vast majority of Americans want to see fraternities caught hazing removed from campus, with more leaning toward banning them from a school permanently, a new Huffington Post/YouGov poll finds. Forty-three percent said frats busted for hazing should be banned from a college campus permanently, with another 40 percent saying that the houses only should be suspended temporarily.
Oct 22, 2014

HuffPost/YouGov poll finds many Americans think making frats go co-ed would actually INCREASE sexual violence huff.to/1t5pnQC

Oct 22, 2014

RT @tylerkingkade: HuffPost/YouGov poll: Majority of Americans want frats removed from campus if they're caught hazing huff.to/1t5pnQC

Oct 22, 2014

HuffPost/YouGov poll: Majority of Americans want frats removed from campus if they're caught hazing huff.to/1t5pnQC

Canadian Soldier Shot At Ottawa War Memorial: Report

huffingtonpost.com — A Canadian soldier was reportedly shot at the Ottawa War Memorial, Reuters reports. This is breaking news. Check back later for updates. ...
Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffPostCrime: UPDATE: One gunman was confirmed dead inside the Parliament building, the CBC reported #OttawaShooting huff.to/1tcdwkJ

Oct 22, 2014

RT @achorowitz: Follow HuffPost for the latest updates on the Ottawa shootings (courtesy of the indefatigable @elinegordts) huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/can…

Oct 22, 2014

Follow HuffPost for the latest updates on the Ottawa shootings (courtesy of the indefatigable @elinegordts) huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/22/can…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @dianejeanty: Report: Canadian Soldier Shot At Ottawa War Memorial huff.to/1s81ZMT via @theworldpost huff.to/1s81ZMT

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Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffPostLive: "Gender is who you want to sleep as, sexuality is who you want to sleep with" huff.lv/1ouHtvg

Oct 22, 2014

RT @HuffPostLive: "Gender is who you want to sleep as, sexuality is who you want to sleep with" huff.lv/1ouHtvg

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