Daphne Johnson

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President Obama made a mistake picking Obamacare over a bigger stimulus package

The stock market has more than tripled and Americans are better off than they've ever been.<p>A lot of great things have happened in the last 8 years, but it still feels like we're not doing well enough. And that's because we're not.<p>Longtime readers will remember that I was very vocal about the …

Economics

Strike and You're Out: The Supreme Court's Destruction of the Right to Strike

The strike has long been labor's most powerful weapon. Strikes put pressure on the employer - which needs the employees' labor to run the business - …

Employment

These 8 Habits Can End Any Marriage as Outlined by Marriage Therapists

Uh-oh: Your (seemingly innocent) daily habits—like scrolling through Insta in bed—could be destroying your marriage. "Research shows that there are a …

There's a proven way to get more people to vote, but the US won't do it

For such an advanced democracy, many Americans just don't vote. In recent elections, turnout has ranged from about 50% to 60% of the voting-age population.<p>But there's a simple change that the US could make to boost turnout dramatically, something that has worked in at least 26 other democracies.<p>We …

Government

Seriously, Get Splenda out of Your Diet If You Haven't Done so Already

<i>By J. D. Heyes, contributing writer to Natural News</i><p>If you’ve already begun to avoid most or all processed foods, choose kale instead of cake, and …

Diabetes

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

Workouts

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …

“The system is rigged against regular people”: Big money has completely warped American democracy

Corporations have a stranglehold on both parties. Here’s how it happened — and how we take our government back<p>Few are as qualified to tackle the massive topic of money in politics as Wendell Potter and Nick Penniman. Their new book, <i>Nation on the Take: How Big Money Corrupts Our Democracy</i> (read an …

Conscience

10 Simple Natural Hacks To Help You Lose Weight Fast

Losing weight is not actually a big deal. But many people find it a demanding task. With some dedication and practice you can easily achieve your …

Apple vs. FBI: What Was Obama Thinking at SXSW?

There's nothing terribly surprising about the conclusion Harvard Law professor Susan Crawford reached in an essay posted this week on Medium's …

Privacy
Income Inequality

From zero to 45 days in a row: how I built a habit of daily exercise

Since releasing my course, <i>Productive Habits</i>, I’ve been focusing on building more new habits. This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new …

Geopolitics of oil takes new twist with Saudi-Russia deal

What are we to make of last week’s deal to freeze oil output between Saudi Arabia and Russia – the world’s two leading crude exporters? Is it significant and is the price of oil now likely to rise?<p>This agreement is remarkable in the sense that there typically isn’t much love lost between Riyadh and …

The Best and Worst Foods for Your Thyroid

Thyroid problems can be helped (or hurt) by what you eat.

Nutrition

Three Worst Supreme Court Justices of All Time

Top ten lists and rankings are very popular online: the best Presidents, the worst Presidents, the best-looking celebrities, best and worst athletes and sports teams. With the recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the battle shaping up over whether Barack Obama should appoint his …

Same-sex Marriage

How to Naturally Detox Your Body .

If you have been feeling extremely tired, have been catching colds, getting sick more often or have been suffering from cloudy or muddled thinking …

Couples Who've Been Together Forever Share Their Top Tips for Making Marriage Last

Everyone wants the secret to a healthy, happy, long-lasting marriage. So we asked 15 husbands and wives — who've been married more than 15 years! — to share their best advice for making your marriage last through the years. Here's what they had to say.<p>"We tell all newly married couples the key to a …

20,776,265 Reasons Why The GOP Should Confirm Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Republicans have settled on their explanation for why so many of their leaders immediately declared any nominee President Obama sends to fill the …

Vermont’s Black Leaders: We Were ‘Invisible’ to Bernie Sanders

He’s paying attention to the concerns of black America now, as a presidential candidate. Back when he represented Vermont? Not so much, local …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

An Arab billionaire shares his explosive views on Obama, Iran, ISIS, and what falling oil prices will do to the Middle East

This is the second year in a row we spoke with this investor.<p>Last year, the investor agreed to answer our questions, but only if we redacted his name and only referred to him as an "Arab" investor and billionaire. We went with the same set up this year so we could get the most honest outlook on …

Middle East

15 Foods That Make You Hungrier

You know those days when your inbox feels like a confetti-filled piñata exploded in it and you can’t keep up? That’s exactly what happens to your …

Nutrition

For weight loss, HOW you exercise is more important than how much

As much as we love to track our steps with our Fitbits, a new study reinforces the evidence that <i>more</i> exercise is not the key to weight loss. The good news is, there is a way to fake out your body to help it burn more calories.<p>Most people think longer workouts will make them thinner, said study …

Exercise

25 Trendy Diets That Are Total Bullsh*t

Just say no.<p>When it comes to weight loss, we like to play by numbers, so here's a few: 45 percent of Americans usually like to make New Year's resolutions, and of those people, 38 percent cite some form of "lose weight" or "improve health" at the top of their to-do list. Having a plan to hit the …

Nutrition

The Hidden Risk of Claiming Social Security Lump-Sum Benefits

Receiving a retroactive benefits payment carries a cost.<p>As the horde of baby boomers reach retirement, more and more are eligible to claim a lump-sum …

Retirement

Supreme Court Sides With Children Automatically Sentenced To Die In Prison

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that children automatically sentenced to die in prison should get an opportunity to try for a more lenient sentence.<p>The decision, a 6-to-3 opinion by Justice Anthony Kennedy, made retroactive a 2012 ruling declaring that such sentences for minors -- known as …

Crime

President or king? Translated, that’s what the Supreme Court is asking about Obama.

All is forgiven if you’re not familiar with the “take care” clause in Article II of the Constitution about the presidency, the words that say “he shall take Care that the laws be faithfully executed.” The Supreme Court hasn’t fooled with it in many years. The words are buried below the State of the …

Immigration