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A Blueprint for Middle-Class Economics

huffingtonpost.com — America's resurgence is real. With a growing economy, shrinking deficits, bustling industry, and booming energy production, we have risen from recession freer to write our own future than any other nation on Earth. Now we have to choose what we want that future to look like.
Jan 29, 2015

"As a country, we have made it through some hard times. But we've laid a new foundation. We've got a new future to w…lnkd.in/dPVPf2N

Jan 29, 2015

Obama -- sick of no one taking his ideas seriously -- does what everyone else does and blogs about them on HuffPost huffingtonpost.com/barack-obama/o…

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Dying To Be Free

projects.huffingtonpost.com — The last image we have of Patrick Cagey is of his first moments as a free man. He has just walked out of a 30-day drug treatment center in Georgetown, Kentucky, dressed in gym clothes and carrying a Nike duffel bag.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @tholmz: If you are someone who has ever found themselves lacking empathy for a drug addict, absolutely read this. huff.to/1y5UFWu

Jan 29, 2015

Interesting and in-depth look at Suboxone as heroin treatment. Certainly stigmatized and useful, but no silver bullet projects.huffingtonpost.com/dying-to-be-fr…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @mtredden: I *can't* stop reading @jasoncherkis' latest. In line at the store. On the bus. On a train, in a box, with a fox… projects.huffingtonpost.com/dying-to-be-fr…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @ndhapple: This HuffPo series (by @jasoncherkis) on the deathly toll of abstinence as opiate drug treatment is fantastic -- projects.huffingtonpost.com/dying-to-be-fr…

Jan 29, 2015

This HuffPo series (by @jasoncherkis) on the deathly toll of abstinence as opiate drug treatment is fantastic -- projects.huffingtonpost.com/dying-to-be-fr…

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A Former Senator Just Dealt A Serious Blow To The Legal Case Against Obamacare

huffingtonpost.com — The former senator who nearly blocked Obamacare in Congress may have just helped save it from the Supreme Court. By now, you may have heard about King v. Burwell, the lawsuit brought by some of the Affordable Care Act's conservative and libertarian critics.
Jan 29, 2015

Here's a twist: The person who could very well save Obamacare before the Supreme Court is ... Ben Nelson huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/oba…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @AlecMacGillis: The latest legal challenge to Obamacare just took a big hit in a brief filed by an ex-senator. @citizencohn explains: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/oba…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @AlecMacGillis: The latest legal challenge to Obamacare just took a big hit in a brief filed by an ex-senator. @citizencohn explains: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/oba…

Jan 29, 2015

The latest legal challenge to Obamacare just took a big hit in a brief filed by an ex-senator. @citizencohn explains: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/oba…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @CitizenCohn: Why Ben Nelson's letter deals a blow -- and maybe a serious one -- to the Obamacare lawsuit huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/oba…

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New Jersey Went On A Porn Binge During Winter Storm Juno

huffingtonpost.com — When there comes a blizzard, New Jersey will milk the lizard. As snowstorm Juno rolled across the Northeast earlier this week, Web traffic on adult site PornHub increased more in New Jersey than in any other state in the area.
Jan 29, 2015

New Jersey is champion of snowstorm stroking, porn site's data reveals huff.to/15ZB7fw

Jan 29, 2015

@HuffPostTech: New Jersey went on a porn binge during winter storm Juno huff.to/15ZFqax” Don't judge us.

Jan 29, 2015

"When there comes a blizzard, New Jersey will milk the lizard." Post-storm porn binge in Garden State. huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/new…

Megyn Kelly Schools Mike Huckabee About The Reality Of 'Trashy' Women In The Workplace

huffingtonpost.com — On Wednesday, Megyn Kelly welcomed potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate and former Fox News colleague Mike Huckabee on her show in an effort to clear the air after his assertions that women swearing in the workplace is "trashy." Amid backlash following Huckabee's remarks, Kelly set the record straight.
Jan 29, 2015

This is funny! Worth watching :-) Megyn Kelly Has News For Huckabee About 'Trashy' Women In Workplace huff.to/15YW5Lp @megynkelly

Jan 29, 2015

Megyn Kelly has news for Mike Huckabee about reality of 'trashy' women in the workplace huff.to/15YWwW8

14 Super Bowl XLIX Stars Who Look Exactly Like Celebrities

huffingtonpost.com — Super Bowl XLIX kicks off this Sunday, and while you're enjoying those funny commercials or pizzas with Doritos on the crust, you might notice that some of the players look a little familiar. Just like the stars of the World Cup, it turns out many of this year's Super Bowl contenders have celebrity doppelgängers.

Speaker Boehner, Cancel Netanyahu's Address to Congress

huffingtonpost.com — For the sake of diplomacy, peace, and respect for our ally Israel, to say nothing of stability in the Middle East, Speaker Boehner must cancel the joint session of Congress with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. If he does not, I will refuse to be part of a reckless act of political grandstanding.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @John_Hudson: Portland’s Congressman will boycott Netanyahu’s joint address to Congress, calling it “reckless” grandstanding huffingtonpost.com/rep-earl-blume…

Jan 29, 2015

RT @John_Hudson: Portland’s Congressman will boycott Netanyahu’s joint address to Congress, calling it “reckless” grandstanding huffingtonpost.com/rep-earl-blume…

Jan 29, 2015

Portland’s Congressman will boycott Netanyahu’s joint address to Congress, calling it “reckless” grandstanding huffingtonpost.com/rep-earl-blume…

Comcast Apologizes After Changing Customer's Name To 'Asshole Brown'

huffingtonpost.com — A Comcast customer received a shocking bill recently, and it wasn't the dollar amount that stood out. It was the name on the bill, which someone at the company had changed from Ricardo Brown to "Asshole Brown."
Jan 29, 2015

Comcast Apologizes After Changing Customer's Name To 'Asshole Brown' ow.ly/Iabpy

Jan 29, 2015

Comcast keeps finding new ways to be awful, changes customer name to "Asshole Brown" huff.to/1JLMXYN pic.twitter.com/Fj0PMLd1Jw

Jan 29, 2015

Comcast Changes Customer's Name To 'A**hole Brown' huff.to/1JLMXYN

Richard Glossip Reacts To News That He Won't Be Executed This Week: 'It's So Unbelievable'

huffingtonpost.com — McALESTER, Okla. -- Death row inmate Richard Glossip described Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court order suspending his impending execution as "so unbelievable." "I've felt amazing today," Glossip said hours after he heard the news, sounding elated and buoyed by hope.
Jan 29, 2015

catching up on @bellwak & @carlicita's incredible reporting on Richard Glossip's stayed execution in Oklahoma: huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/28/ric…

Jan 29, 2015

ICYMI: Death row inmate Richard Glossip's reaction to news he won't be executed this week huff.to/15VNNUP by @bellwak & @carlicita

Jan 29, 2015

RT @paigelav: Must-read: @bellwak spoke with Richard Glossip after he heard he wouldn't be executed today huff.to/15VNNUP

Jan 29, 2015

Must-read: @bellwak spoke with Richard Glossip after he heard he wouldn't be executed today huff.to/15VNNUP

Jan 28, 2015

Some great reporting from @bellwak in Oklahoma getting death row inmate's response to stayed execution huff.to/15VNidl

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Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Declared An 'Accident'

huffingtonpost.com — KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Malaysia has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an "accident," its Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) said on Thursday. The Boeing 777 aircraft disappeared on March 8 last year, carrying 239 passengers and crew shortly after taking off from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, bound for Beijing.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight #370 declared an 'accident' huff.to/1JMhvKf

Jan 29, 2015

RT @TheWorldPost: Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight #370 declared an 'accident' huff.to/1JMhupu

Jan 29, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: Disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight #370 declared an 'accident' huff.to/1JMhvKf

Obama Wants To End The Era Of Sequestration

huffingtonpost.com — WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will propose a budget on Monday that calls for an estimated 6.8 percent increase in discretionary spending -- an approach diametrically different from the last time Democrats sustained major midterm election losses.

Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To Confirmation

huffingtonpost.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators weigh Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general for a second day at a hearing certain to pile criticism on President Barack Obama and Eric Holder, the current occupant of the job. Thursday's hearing brings a roster of outside witnesses to the Senate Judiciary Committee, including several invited by Republicans to showcase opposition to Obama's use of executive powers.
Jan 29, 2015

So stoked that Loretta Lynn is going to be the next attorney general! Oh … never mind. huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/29/lor…

Jan 29, 2015

Lynch closer to confirmation huff.to/15YZ8U1 pic.twitter.com/4jFQHRoSHW @HuffPostPol // I like the tough yet civil discourse she brings.

Tom Petty Calls 'Stay With Me' Similarities A 'Musical Accident'

huffingtonpost.com — Earlier this week, The Sun learned that Sam Smith would pay Tom Petty royalties for "Stay With Me," which contains similar notes, chords, rhythms and pitches to Petty's classic track, "I Won't Back Down."
Jan 29, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: Tom Petty calls "Stay With Me" similarities "a musical accident" huff.to/15YNjgH

Jan 29, 2015

RT @HuffingtonPost: Tom Petty calls "Stay With Me" similarities "a musical accident" huff.to/15YNjgH

I'm a Transgender Teen and Which Restroom I Use Is None of Your Business

huffingtonpost.com — Out of the seven-hour school day in my Louisville, Kentucky high school, I spend an average of two minutes in the restroom. That's it. Business as usual. No one bats an eye. Just an hour away in Frankfort, Kentucky, my business and the business of every other transgender student attending a public school in Kentucky is not as usual.
Jan 29, 2015

duPontManual High student: I'm A Transgender Teen And Which Restroom I Use Is None Of Your Business via... fb.me/1uO9uezS5

Jan 29, 2015

.@caseycreates: "I'm a Transgender Teen & Which Restroom I Use Is None of Your Business" huff.to/1z7E1Kd via @HuffPostTeen #JCPS

Jan 29, 2015

.@duPontManual student responds to proposed ban of transgender bathrooms in Kentucky @HuffingtonPost: huff.to/1z7E1Kd #JCPS

Jan 29, 2015

Powerful blog from @caseycreates this a.m.: I'm A Transgender Teen And Which Restroom I Use Is None Of Your Business huff.to/1z7u4N0

No, You Probably Won't Get Addicted To Facebook

huffingtonpost.com — As social media use has surged, so too has research on its addictive potential and negative psychological impacts . A number of studies have suggested that social media -- Facebook in particular -- can co-opt brain circuits implicated in drug addiction.

Quarterback Russell Wilson Says God Cares About Football - What Do You Think?

huffingtonpost.com — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is quick to credit his success to divine intervention. After his team's victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game on January 18, Wilson told a sideline reporter: "God is too good all the time, man. Every time."

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Seattle Seahawks

huffingtonpost.com — You might know that the Seattle Seahawks are going to destroy the New England Patriots this Sunday, but despite your fandom for the blue and green, there's probably some trivia you'd like to brush up on about your favorite team.

Here Are The States That Spend The Most On Public School Students

huffingtonpost.com — The National Center for Education Statistics on Thursday released its latest data on how much money states are investing in public school students. NCES, an arm of the Department of Education, looked at each state's revenues and expenditures per pupil in public elementary and secondary schools during the 2011-2012 school year.
Jan 29, 2015

Back to @HuffPostEdu school spending graph: Wis. cut funding more than any other state huff.to/15YIi7P pic.twitter.com/UnGPL46X3q

Jan 29, 2015

RT @HuffPostEdu: Here are the states that spend the most on public school students huff.to/15YIi7P

Jan 29, 2015

RT @MOEducation: Missouri spends less than most of its neighbors on education goo.gl/3oHE6k #moedchat

Loredana Chivu, Playboy Model, Blasts News Reports That Dad Killed Himself Of Her Nude Pics

huffingtonpost.com — A former Playboy model says that multiple media outlets got the story wrong when they claimed her father killed himself because of her nude photos. Loredana Chivu, 25, appeared in the Romanian version of the girly mag in (NSFW link) June 2009.
Jan 29, 2015

Playboy model says news reports that dad killed self over her nude pics are "totally false" huff.to/1ES20NR