Wednesday, July 1, 2015

How Jeb Bush Made a Profit on Obamacare

How Jeb Bush Made a Profit on Obamacare
Jeb Bush the candidate is not a fan of Obamacare. But Jeb Bush the investor made a big bet on the Affordable Care Act, and it paid off.
According to tax returns released by Mr. Bush’s campaign on Tuesday, he sold $1,103,424 worth of stock in Tenet Healthcare in September and October of 2013, yielding a capital gain of $556,283. It hadn’t taken Mr. Bush long to double his money — he was selling shares he had acquired in 2010 and 2011.

Republicans are so upset about the debt that they're willing to cut trillions in taxes on the rich again to solve it.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

Obama Signs Executive Order Closing Congress. - Andy Borowitz

Bottom Line Is That Iran Thinks Nuclear Power Is Their Right
The global nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday its boss would fly to Tehran to discuss some of the last big issues that need to be resolved so that Iran and world powers can reach a breakthrough final nuclear deal by a new deadline of next week.

After making insulting remarks about Mexicans, Donald Trump has been kicked off of NBC and Univision. On the bright side, Trump's hair has a new show on Animal Planet.- Conan O'Brien

War On Wall Street Harassment Is Going Well
A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday.

Republican Shenanigans

Jeb Doesn't Tithe?
One of the most humiliating revelations from Jeb Bush's tax records, which he posted online Tuesday, is that Bush is a true Scrooge when it comes to charitable giving. In 2013, he gave $110,616. That seems like a lot, until you consider it's only 1.5 percent of his $7.3 million income that year.

22 Alabama counties refuse to issue gay marriage licenses, b/c they believe in the traditional values of making taxpayers pay for lawsuits. - John Fugelsang

This Remarkable Woman Is A Friend of AHNC! Hugs Sandra!
Sandra Haggard, a 71-year-old professor, has been in a committed relationship with her partner, Lynne Lamstein, for more than two decades. They never had plans to marry — nor do they now — even though same-sex marriage has been declared a constitutional right.

Trump's reputation is now so bad that Macy's doesn't want to do business with him and Republicans do.- LOLGOP

Too Much South In His Mouth
 An east Tennessee pastor changed the wording on a sign banning LGBT customers from his hardware shop one day after vowing that he would never remove the placard.

After 30 years of investigations, Republicans have finally proven that Hilary Clinton uses email.- OLGOP

Rock The Voter News

What about all the black churches that aren't burning?! ask the guys who obsess over the religious liberty of fictional bakers.- LOLGOP

US Teens Win International Rocketry Challenge
It was a question of precision: The rocketeers had to get their payload as close as possible to 800 feet (244 meters) in the air within 46 to 48 seconds, taking weather, wind speed, subtle changes in weight and precise angles into account. If the payload was damaged, it would be instant disqualification — and that payload was a single egg.

Cutting taxes on the rich never fails to fail.- LOLGOP

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Wall St bankers wrecked the financial system & ripped off billions; Chris Christie reminds you to blame teachers unions. - John Fugelsang

Business/Tech News

Greece has closed their nation's banks in response to its escalating financial crisis. Greece said, "We'll bounce back. We've just had a rough 2,000 years."- Conan O'Brien

Cirque du Soleil Sold
Canada has approved the sale of the government-owned Cirque du Soleil to a US investment fund and its Chinese partners, according to officials.

I just took the Which Sopranos Character Are You quiz. I'm Chris Christie.- Jeff Tiedrich



Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

I just love broccoli, but I can't remember how to spell it. Thank you spell check.


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