‘Obamacare literally may kill you’: Here’s a Halloween round-up of scary conservative fear-mongering

‘Obamacare literally may kill you’: Here’s a Halloween round-up of scary conservative fear-mongering

Bethania Palma Markus Be afraid, be very afraid! Many are celebrating Halloween today with scares and spookiness as all part of the fun. But as Media Matters points out, scaring people is something of a 365-days-a-year pastime for conservatives. Whether it’s fear mongering about President Obama being a tyrant-Muslim-socialist who is secretly plotting a nationwide gun

Beverly Hills water wasters ‘should be ashamed,’ state regulator says

Beverly Hills water wasters ‘should be ashamed,’ state regulator says

Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — The city of Beverly Hills and three other water suppliers face financial penalties for falling short of state water conservation mandates, officials said Friday. Statewide, Californians cut their urban water use in September by 26.1 percent compared with the same month in 2013, regulators said. The reduction was below the 27 percent decline…

White supremacist conference proposes whites-only states: We’ll ‘give the blacks Manhattan’

White supremacist conference proposes whites-only states: We’ll ‘give the blacks Manhattan’

Tom Boggioni At a sparsely attended conference at the National Press Club on Halloween, men identifying themselves as “white advocates” or “identitarians” set forth some proposals for improving race relations by separating white people from black people, including creating race-pure states. According to the Huffington Post, the National Policy Institute held their one day event,

43 Chipotle locations in Oregon and Washington closed over E. coli concerns

43 Chipotle locations in Oregon and Washington closed over E. coli concerns

Newsweek

E. Coli Concerns Close 43 Chipotle Locations in Washington, Oregon

Concerns about E. coli led Chipotle to voluntarily close 43 locations in Washington and Oregon this week as local medical authorities investigate the outbreak. The Washington Department of Health is investigating 19 cases of E. coli illness that led to seven people being hospitalized. In Oregon, three people are suffering from the illness, one of whom…

REVEALED: Maine Republican busted for anti-Muslim Facebook rant has extensive history of racist posts

REVEALED: Maine Republican busted for anti-Muslim Facebook rant has extensive history of racist posts

Tom Boggioni With an election on Tuesday, a Maine Republican who was caught posting an anti-Muslim diatribe on Facebook is trying to do damage control by apologizing and saying he never read the entire rant before re-posting it on his own page. Unfortunately for State Rep. John Picchioti, the same activist who discovered the anti-Muslim

3 dead after car plows into trick-or-treaters in the Bronx

3 dead after car plows into trick-or-treaters in the Bronx

International Business Times

A car accident Satuday night killed three people, including a 10-year-old girl who was trick-or-treating, and injured four others in the Bronx, New York, WABC-TV reported. A 63-year-old man driving a black car lost control of his vehicle at an intersection, crashing into someone’s front yard and striking the victims. “There was a family of kids…

Federal Reserve says no more bailouts

Federal Reserve says no more bailouts

International Business Times

The U.S. Federal Reserve may still be waffling on whether to raise interest rates, but one thing upon which governors are ready to act is making sure taxpayers are not again left holding the bag should the financial system face the same threats it did during the Great Recession. The Fed last week decided to require…

New House Speaker Paul Ryan says it would be ‘ridiculous’ to work with Obama on immigration

New House Speaker Paul Ryan says it would be ‘ridiculous’ to work with Obama on immigration

Reuters U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday it would be ridiculous to work with President Barack Obama on immigration policy reform, saying he cannot trust the president on the issue. Republicans have fought Obama’s unilateral steps that bypassed a gridlocked Congress to try to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.