Obama to Expand Overtime Pay to Nearly 5 Million Workers

Overtime pay is paying a salary of 1.5 times more whenever a worker works more than 40 hours per week, this law was created to protect the American worker. Until now, the limits set by the administration under George W. Bush, were that overtime was only paid to salaried workers who were paid less than…

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Supreme Court Saved Obama Care Once Again

Supreme Court Saved Obama Care Once Again On Thursday The U.S. Supreme Court gave Obama administration an important victory on health care, ruling 6 to3 that nationwide subsidies called for in the Affordable Care Act are legal. The Obama Care subsidies have been providing affordable health care for almost 6 million Americans. Chief Justice John…

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Private Prisons Can Sue States for Not Having Enough Prisoners

Private Prisons Sues States for Not Having Enough Prisoners In America, most prisons are owned by private corporations. Private corporations like to make money. Lots of money. Empty prison beds do not make money, so many states are being urged into contracts with the prisons, pledging to keep the prison anywhere from 70% to 97%…

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Saving Animals, Getting Arrested

There has been a lot of media attention this past week because a 46 year-old veteran saw a dog dying in a car, and broke the window to save the dog. When Iraq veteran Michael Hammons arrived at an Athens shopping center he found a group of concerned citizens worried about the Yorkie in a…

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26 Year-Old Soldier Dies After Telling Jail Guards He Couldn’t Breathe 20 Times

When someone checks into jail on Friday for a 2-day stay from a DWI, he should leave on Sunday and be done with it. When Sgt. James Brown did that in 2012, by Saturday he was dead and left in a body bag. There are so many questions, what exactly happened here being the most…

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Boston Bomber Trial: Was Justice Served?

Boston Bomber Trial: Was Justice Served? At the 2013 Boston Marathon the world watched in horror as two pressure cooker bombs went off, killing 3 people and injuring 264 others. The acts of terrorism rocked a nation just starting to feel safe again. The bombs were set up close to the finish line and went…

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