Maryellen Johnson

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Tuesday Morning Political Mix: The GOP's Very Bad Poll Day

Good morning.<p>President Obama just had a very bad, no good, awful day trying to explain what went so terribly wrong with his administration's health care sign-up website, and Republicans had a field day.<p>Today, it's Republicans who will be having just such a day.<p>Three major national polls show, …

Jon Stewart Savages The Obamacare Website Disaster

It's not a stretch to say that "The Daily Show" could become one of the Obama administration's worst nightmares on Obamacare. Four in every 10 of its viewers are younger than 30 — exactly the type of people who need to sign up for the Affordable Care Act to make it work.<p>On Monday night, two weeks …

The Daily Show

Republican judge switches parties, slams GOP’s “pettiness and bigotry”

“Make no mistake: I have not left the Republican Party. It left me,” says Texas Judge Carlo Key<p>Bexar, Texas, County Judge Carlo Key announced Monday that he is leaving the Republican Party and will seek reelection as a Democrat, explaining that the GOP is no longer representative of his …

The Myth That Obamacare Is Destroying Full-Time Jobs Just Got Debunked

According to the BLS household survey, part-time jobs fell 594,000 in September while full-time workers were <i>up</i> 691,000.<p>This was one hopeful nugget in an otherwise lackluster jobs report.<p>Workers are considered to be "part time" if they work under 35 hours a week.<p>Earlier this summer, when part-time …

Affordable Care Act

Congress' Approval Ratings Are Brutal, And This Time They Might Actually Matter

It's such a cliche that Public Policy Polling occasionally compares the body's ratings with those of hemorrhoids, toenail fungus, dog poop, and cockroaches.<p>But the widespread disapproval of Congress has never translated to voters' own representatives. And that's why, by and large, most members of …

Government Shutdown

Congressman Compares Tea Party To KKK, Uses Burning Cross Photo In Fundraising Email

"At this point the tea party is no more popular than the Klan."

Surviving Whole Foods

Whole Foods is like Vegas. You go there to feel good but you leave broke, disoriented, and with the newfound knowledge that you have a vaginal disease.<p>Unlike Vegas, Whole Foods' clientele are all about mindfulness and compassion... until they get to the parking lot. Then it's war. As I pull up this …

Whole Foods

The Week in Review: Get Crafty for Fall

Inside Flipboard / September 13, 2013<p>With fall breathing down on us, the season of stay-at-home, DIY goodness isn’t far behind. Why not assign …

Apps That Make Work Life a Breeze | About Verizon

“Very busy” is a common response from employees when asked how their work day is going. In fact, studies show that Americans are working longer hours than anyone else in the industrialized world. This is where mobile apps can be useful to help increase workplace efficiency.<p>By 9 a.m., many workers …