Robot army is coming for your minimum wage job

By   /  July 21, 2014  /  California, National, News  /  No Comments

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This billboard predicting that workers will be replaced by iPads was spotted over the weekend in San Francisco.

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Berkeley approves free pot for low-income residents

By   /  July 7, 2014  /  Around the Web, California, National  /  No Comments

LEGALIZE IT?: The best news isn't that pot will be legal in two states, but that the legalization victories could point the way to a broader, pro-freedom movement.

By William Bigelow |
The city council of Berkeley has approved an ordinance stating that the three marijuana dispensaries in the city will probably have to offer pot to low-income members and homeless people at no charge. 
The East Bay Express first revealed that the ordinance requires the dispensaries to donate 2% of the marijuana they sell every year to people in [...]

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Jon Stewart obliterates IRS scandal, total agency incompetence

By   /  June 25, 2014  /  News, Video 1  /  No Comments

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Paul Ryan just destroyed an IRS official over Lois Lerner’s missing emails

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  Video 1, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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NIH spent $480,500 to text message drunks

By   /  June 12, 2014  /  Around the Web  /  No Comments

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By Elizabeth Harrington | Washington Free Beacon
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has spent nearly half a million dollars text messaging alcoholics to encourage them to stop drinking.
Dr. Frederick Muench, an assistant professor in Columbia University’s psychiatry department, is leading the $480,500 study aimed to reduce “problem drinking.”
“The proposed development study entitled, Tailored Mobile Text Messaging to Reduce Problem [...]

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Blog: Seattle City Council deliberates $15-per-hour minimum wage

By   /  May 29, 2014  /  Northwest  /  No Comments

This happened Thursday morning at the minimum wage hearing.

By Dustin Hurst, Bre Payton and Andrew Collins | In an unprecedented move, the Seattle City Council will discuss raising the local minimum wage to $15 per hour, a first for a major American city. Earlier this month, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced an agreement between business and labor interests to phase in the [...]

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