Cory Cronkhite

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The Remarkable Slowdown In Health Care Costs Since The Passage Of Obamacare

A new survey of health care premiums for employer-sponsored health care coverage shows that health care inflation is slowing, further undermining …

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4th of July: Nine Myths Debunked

Paul Revere didn't ride solo, for one.<p><b>Many time-honored patriotic tales turn out to be more fiction than fact. On the 4th of July—marked in 2012 by a continent-spanning Google doodle—here's a look at some memorable myths from the birth of the United States.</b><p><b>(Also see "Fourth of July Facts: First</b> …


The job-killing Republican sequester

The Energy Fix: How Waste Could Power The U.S. For Decades

The world throws away enormous amounts of energy each day. In the U.S. alone, waste streams could account for 100,000 megawatts of untapped electrical capacity. New technology could convert those overlooked sources into usable power.<p>The Radioactive Option<p>Next-Next-Gen Nuclear Power<p>U.S. nuclear …

Wonders of the World

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Coke FRIDAY!

4357 votes Vote Now!<p>Who won the week?<p>Ed Markey---the new U.S. Senator from Massachusetts!<p>The Netroots Nation organizers, attendees, and host city San …

Wendy Davis channels anger of millions as new Texas makes itself heard

The moment was years in the making. It was 11.45pm Tuesday night, and the Texas Senate was poised to enact perhaps the most restrictive anti-abortion …

Sunshine on a cloudy day

Caller: Why Does Thom Think Wal-Mart is a Monopoly?

Chicago from above.

the pinwheel

Great Blue Heron Glides

Rep. Kenny Marchant against immigration reform because the immigrants might vote against him

×<p>Tag History<p>Civil Rights CivilRights Conservatives Immigration Reform Republicans Voting created by at 11/10/2015 09:55 PM<br>• Civil Rights CivilRights …

Good morning from the great Buddha in Leshan, China. More amazing photos >

Meet Onya-Birri ( "ghost boy" in the Aborigine language), a rare albino koala born in 1997. And learn more about albino animals and how they survive:

IRS approved twice as many conservative groups as liberal groups for tax-exempt status

Mitt Romney blames his 2012 defeat on having a cash-strapped campaign. Contain your laughter.

GOP rebranding effort runs afoul of conservative demand they not help sick children

Ready or not, here I come.

Wonders of the World

This week in the War on Workers: Michigan Republicans pushing ALEC-backed anti-sick leave bill

June 3 News: Tar Sands Supporters Suffer Setback As British Columbia Rejects Pipeline

<b>“Prices for tar sands crude have been dropping in the absence of a reliable export route.”</b><p>The government of British Columbia issued an official …

Thanks To Obamacare, Young Adults And Hospitals Saved $147 Million In 2011 Alone

An estimated 3.1 million young Americans who would have lacked health coverage gained access to it thanks to an Obamacare provision that allows …

GOP Rep blames McCain for Benghazi attacks

U.S. Gun Deaths Since Newtown Now Exceed Number Of American Troops Killed In Iraq

More than ten years ago, in March of 2003, American-led forces began their invasion of Iraq. Since then, 4,409 American service members died in the …

This beautiful view should get your weekend of to a tranquil start. via reddit