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GOP Admits It’s Hypocritical To Sue Obama Yet Urge Him To Act Alone On Border Crisis

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A pair of House Republicans admitted on Friday that it made little sense to sue President Barack Obama over executive overreach and, at the same time, urge him to act without Congress to solve the border crisis. “Look, you can’t say on the one hand that the president is overreaching by acting without legislative authority and direction and then refuse to give him legislative authority and direction in another area,”…

House Authorizes Lawsuit Against President Obama

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WASHINGTON — A day before going on vacation and heading into the election season, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a resolution Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to sue President Barack Obama for what they say has been inadequate enforcement of the health care law they oppose. The suit would seek to make Obama strictly enforce the Affordable Care Act that Boehner has held some 50 votes to undermine or…

Two Republican Judges Gut Obamacare, Threatening Health Care For Millions

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WASHINGTON — Two Republican judges on the D.C. Circuit Court have ruled that the equivalent of a typo is enough to strip health care subsidies from up to 5 million people, dealing what would be a death blow to the Affordable Care Act if the decision is allowed to stand. The one Democrat on the panel dissented. The three-judge panel ruled in Halbig v. Burwell that people in the 36 states that…

CDC Says That Americans Spend Too Much Time In The Bottle And It’s Costing Us Billions

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By: Stephanie Allen- Gobert Alcohol drinking causes about 88,000 deaths in the United States each year, and costs the economy about $224 billion annually.  According to the January vital signs edition of the Atlanta based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 38 million adults drink too much and most are not alcoholics. The excessive use of alcohol makes it the 3rd leading lifestyle-related cause of death for the…

How Many People Have Signed Up for Obamacare? Less than 50,000

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President Obama needs to do serious damage control on his Obamacare website debacle.  The nation has over 300 million people, and just 50,000 of them have signed up for the program, at least on the government website.  This is in comparison to the millions they’d expected to have by now.  How could things have gone this wrong?  This might be one of the biggest embarrassments of his presidency.  What do…

Flesh Eating Drμg “Krokodil” Hits the Streets of America

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Just when it seemed as if man had created every illegal drμg imaginable, there is a new one that has made it to the shores of America. The substance is called krokodil because of what it does to the flesh, tissue and organs of its users. Gangrene develops which gives the skin a rough, green appearance. It rots the body from the inside out and has lead to several deαths….

Australia Once Had a Government Shutdown in 1975: All of Parliament Was Fired

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If you’re one of the millions of Americans who are sick and tired of the bickering occurring in our federal government, you may want to take a second to note that part of the reason that this dysfunction is allowed to exist is because we are choosing inept individuals to run our country.  We are also seeing that we don’t have the courage to push for the kinds of reform…

Catherine Zeta-Jones Getting Additional Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

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Catherine Zeta-Jones seems like a woman who has it all together, but the book shouldn’t be judged by the cover.  She is also among the millions of Americans fighting through mental illness, but at least she’s seeking treatment for her condition.  “Catherine has proactively checked into a health care facility,” said her rep, Cece Yorke.  “Previously Catherine has said that she is committed to periodic care in order to manage…

A 65-year-old man claims to have been sexually assaulted by a young nurse in her 20s at Temple University Hospital.

65-Year-Old Man Claims He Was R@ped While Recovering In the Hospital

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Reported by Malcolm Morrow A 65-year-old man has made claims that he was s*xually assaulted by a nurse that appeared to be in her 20’s during his stay in a Philadelphia hospital. The man was in the hospital recovering from a motorcycle accident and claims that at 3:30am on Feb. 27 a nurse entered his room and offered to bathe him. Once they entered the bathroom to begin the bathing…

1 in 3 senior citizens now dies with Alzheimer’s disease: report

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    Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., but the fifth leading cause of death in people over 65. It’s estimated that 5.4 million people in the nation, have the disease, with about 250,000 of those cases being in New York City. One out of every three seniors in America will die with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia — a growing health-care crisis as…

Blacks Have A Higher Rate Of Preventative Hospitalization For High Blood Pressure Than Whites

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By Staff   More than 40 percent of African Americans suffer from high blood pressure (known as hypertension) and many more are simply unaware that anything is wrong. If you are African American, there is a good chance you have family members or friends with this disease. Known as the silent killer, high blood pressure exerts its damage on the small vessels of the kidneys, eyes, heart and even brain…