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California Schools to Train Kids to Sell ObamaCare

The Los Angeles Unified School District will use a¬†state grant¬†to¬†train¬†teens to promote ObamaCare to family members. Covered California, the state‚Äôs¬†health insurance exchange, announced grants of $37 million on May 14 to promote the nationally unpopular law. LAUSD will receive $990,000. The district listed as a primary outcome for its project, ‚ÄúTeens trained to be messengers to family members.‚ÄĚ Covered Cal ...

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California man faces 13 years in jail for scribbling anti-bank messages in chalk

Jeff Olson, the 40-year-old man who is being prosecuted for scrawling anti-megabank messages on sidewalks in water-soluble chalk last year now faces a 13-year jail sentence. A judge has barred his attorney from mentioning freedom of speech during trial. According to the San Diego Reader, which reported on Tuesday that a judge had opted to prevent Olson‚Äôs attorney from¬†‚ÄĚmentioning the First Amendment, free s ...

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Species Alteration: Is GMO Rewiring our DNA?

June 25, 2013 - New studies in cell research are bringing up some alarming new questions concerning GMOs, and one of them in particular makes liver failure or cancer seem like childs play compared to the garish possibilities that arise when we start to look at how genetically modified foods likely affect our DNA. Lets get one thing straight, first. All kinds of things can alter our DNA, for the better or wo ...

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Spanking for Jesus: Inside the Unholy World of ‚ÄėChristian Domestic Discipline‚Äô

via The Daily Beast What do you call it when a husband beats his wife with a paddle for disobeying him? Some would say domestic abuse. These people say he‚Äôs doing God‚Äôs work.¬† On a pain scale of one to 10, Chelsea ranks the epidural-free birth of her child as a six. Her husband‚Äôs spankings? Those are an eight. First, he uses his hands for ‚Äúwarm-up‚ÄĚ slaps. Then comes a combination of tools based on the speci ...

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NASA releases list of facts: Things are different than how we imagined

June 26, 2013 - Eclipse Facts 1. The longest duration for a total solar eclipse is 7.5 minutes. 2. Eclipse shadows travel at 1,100 miles per hour at the equator and up to 5,000 miles per hour near the poles. 3. The maximum number of solar eclipses (partial, annular, or total) is 5 per year. 4. A total eclipse can only happen during a new moon. 5. Nearly identical eclipses (total, annual, or partial) occur a ...

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Bubonic Plague Hits New Mexico & California Animals

The Bubonic plague ‚Äď yes, the black death that killed almost 60% of Europe during the dark ages ‚Äď has been reported in New Mexico and California. New Mexico officials are warning residents in the East Mountains and Santa Fe county that the bubonic plague was found in two local dogs. Residents are being advised to keep their dogs and cats away from rodents, as officials fear they could be carrying Black Deat ...

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15 Crazy Facts

 #15 So Righteous, Dude! What what the most shoplifted book ever is. Guess! . . . It's the Bible! Shocking, aye!? via raspberrytart.tumblr.com  READ MORE ...

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How to Spot a Sociopath (Hint: It Could Be You)

  Sociopathy is a personality disorder that manifests itself in such traits as dishonesty, charm, manipulation, narcissism, and a lack of both remorse and impulse control ... ‚ÄúYou‚Äôre four times more likely to find a psychopath at the top of the corporate ladder than you are walking around the janitor‚Äôs office.‚ÄĚ (WIN-Images/Corbis) M.E. Thomas describes herself as a cutthroat attorney who sailed through ...

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Snowden Has Stashed Secret NSA Files With People All Over The World

June 26, 2013 - National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower/leaker Edward Snowden has given encoded files containing an archive of secret NSA files to several people, Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald told Eli Lake of The Daily Beast. Snowden ‚Äúhas taken extreme precautions to make sure many different people around the world have these archives "to [ensure] the stories will inevitably be published,‚ÄĚ Green ...

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Sheriff’s Department Takes Family’s Home and Contents Using a Fake Eviction

(MT. PLEASANT, MI) - U.S. Navy veteran Ted Visner and his wife, Kathy Smith of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, have been living out a nightmare. It started two and a half years ago, when the family fell victim to an apparent real estate scam by a local sheriff's department employee. The Mt. Pleasant, Michigan home. Ted Visner says they bought their former home on a land contract, only to learn seven months later, t ...

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