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Hillary Clinton Asked Why Russia "Reset" Didn't Work, Blames Putin, Distances Herself From Failure

With U.S.-Russian relations appearing to be at a thirty-year low the Obama Administration’s attempt to “reset” relations with the former Cold War adversary has been an utter failure. Hillary Clinton, who served as secretary of state while the administration was working on this reset and will likely be a candidate for the presidency in 2016, […]

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Passenger Says He Wants to "Bomb Canada" Over Cigarette Taxes, U.S. Fighter Jets Escort Flight Back to Toronto

Today in security theater of the absurd, via CTV News: Passenger Bettina Bathe told CTV Toronto the incident unfolded not long after takeoff when a flight attendant came by to pass out headsets. “He [an unidentified 25-year-old Canadian passenger] basically just tore a strip off her, explaining how expensive the cigarettes are here in Canada, […]

Bitcoin: Can a Cryptocurrency Divided Against Itself Stand?

Vice’s “Motherboard” section skylarks about the possibility of regulations destroying the fungibility of bitcoin by making it so there are “legal” bitcoin and “illegal” ones, for which it uses the culturally traditional but kinda weird locution of “white” and “black” bitcoin. Here’s why some people think so: The white coins would be currency that’s circulated […]

Government Wants to Fix Your Waiter's 'Unpredictable' Work Schedule

Part-time workers are sick of the unpredictability of their work schedules and the government wants to fix that. That is the premise behind the oh-so-cleverly titled “Schedules that Work Act,” legislation introduced this week that says it will “require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees” who work part time or hourly. How […]

Poll: 35 Percent Support Obama Impeachment, Rand Paul Blasts Racist Drug Laws, Congress Banned from Editing Wikipedia: P.M. Links

In a CNN poll, 35 percent of respondents supported impeaching President Obama. A senior adviser to Obama said that the White House is taking Republican threats of impeachment seriously. “Race still plays a role in the enforcement of the law,” said Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in a speech in Cincinnati today, decrying bad drug laws and […]

David Harsanyi on Teacher Pay

Teachers are underpaid. In politics and also in everyday life, this is almost universally accepted. A teacher in South Dakota with a bachelor’s degree and 10 years of experience earns $33,600 per year, which is less than the average auto repair worker. This grievance against salary injustice is nothing new, of course, but this particular […]

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