Archive for September, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner Quits
By September 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

House Speaker John Boehner Quits

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, John Boehner,  has announced that he will resign from one of the most powerful positions in government and give up his seat in Congress at the end of October. Until then, he plans to try to pass “conservative legislation.” Boehner, 65, from Ohio, has been Speaker  for five […]

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College Degree Hurts Blacks And Hispanics
By September 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

College Degree Hurts Blacks And Hispanics

Payoff from a college degree does not provide the same economic rewards for African Americans and Hispanics as it does for other groups. In fact, in households of color, those with a college degree actually fared worse than their counterparts without college degrees.  A recent study from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reports […]

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VW Dupes Public For Private Profit
By September 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

VW Dupes Public For Private Profit

The Volkswagen Company (VW) has admitted using technology that allows diesel engines to appear cleaner in official tests than in normal road conditions. This deliberate deception amounts to cheating on emissions tests.  After testing VW diesel engines  and obtaining higher emissions than reported by  the VW company, the testers reported their findings to the Environmental […]

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The GOP Race: Walker Falls, Carson Stumbles, Trump Slows, Fiorina Surges
By September 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

The GOP Race: Walker Falls, Carson Stumbles, Trump Slows, Fiorina Surges

There are now 14 candidates left in the race for the Republican (GOP) presidential nomination as another hopeful falls. After entering the GOP race for the presidential nomination as a front-runner in Iowa, after enjoying support among powerful donors and the GOP’s conservative base, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker recently ended his candidacy.  Walker  encountered difficulty […]

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Mom Arrested For Allowing Her Child’s Teeth To Rot
By September 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Mom Arrested For Allowing Her Child’s Teeth To Rot

A mother in Panama City, FL, has been arrested for not heeding the advice of medical professionals to seek treatment for her 4-year-old’s severe cavities.  Catlyn Haley, 21, was arrested and charged with child neglect after being told several times by a dentist and multiple other medical professionals for over a year that her child […]

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