Beth Lindsey

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Cantor takes fresh cut at food stamps

House Republicans are proposing to double their food stamp savings to nearly $40 billion by rolling back waivers for able-bodied adults and targeting funds to states that are willing to impose greater work requirements on the parents of young children.<p>The prime mover is Majority Leader Eric Cantor …

Ku Klux Klan: Our neighborhood watch program is “not racist”

The racist organization has been recruiting Missouri residents by leaving fliers in their yards<p>Aside from a jury duty notice, a bag of burning feces or maybe an Amway salesman, the last thing anyone wants to find on their doorstep is an invitation from the Ku Klux Klan. So imagine the horror of …

125 million mutilated women and girls

The true extent of female genital mutilation or cutting is huge and revealed on Monday in a report from Unicef (pdf). It says a total of 125 million …

Texas Already Has Another Anti-Abortion Bill

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>On the same day that Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a controversial abortion omnibus bill into …

Medicines To Fight White Plague Are Losing Their Punch

You probably don't think about tuberculosis much. Why would you? The number of cases in the U.S. is at an all-time low.<p>But TB has returned with a vengeance in some parts of world, and there have been some troubling outbreaks here at home, too.<p>Many of the cases come with a deadly twist. They're …

Rick Perry signs sweeping Texas abortion ban into law

“It is a very happy, celebratory day,” Perry said before signing the sweeping antiabortion measure<p>Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday signed Texas' sweeping abortion ban that will likely shutter all but five of the women's health clinics that provide abortions in the state, among other draconian …

Sibling Sadists vs. Schoolyard Bullies: Equal at Last!

It's official: a study of 3,600 children published in the Journal of Pediatrics and recently reported in <i>The New York Times</i> shows unequivocally that the emotional and physical tortures inflicted by your siblings, your closest relatives -- often under the noses of your own parents -- cause as much …

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Sorry, but the Internet doesn’t change who you really are — it reveals who you really are

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The more connected we get, the more we seem to hunger for disconnection. The more devices and services we use, the more we …

Was Jay-Z's Magna Carta app bad design or a sleazy data grab?

The app gathered data that could be worth millions. Was that the plan all along?<p>Jay-Z's <i>Magna Carta Holy Grail</i> was supposed to be huge, the self-proclaimed Best Rapper Alive's entrée into the internet age. "We need to write the new rules," he said in the omnipresent pre-roll ad. Instead of counting …

We want privacy from the government, but we're an open book on social media

I recently trailed a friend – inadvertently – through New York City, during a Facebook chat.<p>Each message he sent via the mobile app, Facebook …

Pennsylvania's Voter ID Law Gets Its Day In Court

Pennsylvania's voter ID law will be back in state court Monday after more than a year of legal limbo. A state judge will decide whether the 2012 law — which hasn't been enforced — violates the state's constitution.<p>The measure requires voters to show a particular state-issued photo ID before casting …

6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

A Must-Read For Anyone Who Thinks Sequestration Doesn't Matter

Some warned that the automatic budget cuts — which were required by 2011's debt ceiling deal — would send the economy back into recession.<p>For whatever reason, those dire predictions haven't panned out. Whether it's easy monetary policy, or rising home prices, or something else, the economy seems to …

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How Much Is About Florida Law?

TPM Reader <i>DD</i> writes in from Wisconsin. Going on the below, I’d be curious to hear from lawyers in other jurisdictions how distinct Florida law seems …

On the Red Couch with Author Gretchen Rubin

Inside Flipboard / July 11, 2013<p>It’s been four years since author Gretchen Rubin published The Happiness Project, a book in which she studies …