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Republican Tries to Bend Science to Anti-Science Agenda
 
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" The new chair of the House of Representatives science committee has drafted a bill that, in effect, would replace peer review at the National Science Foundation (NSF) with a set of funding criteria chosen by Congress. For good measure, it would also set in motion a process to determine whether the same criteria should be adopted by every other federal science agency."* Rep. Lamar Smith - who supported SOPA and blamed gun violence on video games- is continuing the war on science by attempting to remove scientific peer review guidelines and replace it with one determined by Congress...politicizing science. Is this an effort to de-fund science and fund their own corporate propaganda? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down. *Read more from Science Magazine: http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2013/04/us-lawmaker-proposes-new-criteri-1.html Support The Young Turks by Subscribing http://www.youtube.com/user/theyoungturks Like Us on Facebook: Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/theyoungturks Support TYT for FREE by doing your Amazon shopping through this link (bookmark it!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=theyoungturks-20 Buy TYT Merch: http://theyoungturks.spreadshirt.com/ Support The Young Turks by becoming a member of TYT Nation at http://www.tytnetwork.com. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. In exchange, we provided members only bonuses! We tape a special Post Game show Mon-Thurs and you get access to the entire live show at your convenience in video, audio and podcast formats.
Views: 47248 The Young Turks
Trump Budget Obliterates Funding For Science, Education, EPA & Labor
 
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Views: 29241 Secular Talk
The new US tax law, explained with cereal
 
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We're a few Crunch Berries short, friends. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o There’s a new tax law in town. It passed without a single vote from Democrats in the House or the Senate, and it’s a huge windfall for the richest Americans, including President Donald Trump. But Republicans didn’t just want any new tax law, they wanted to reform the tax code. To give the richest Americans a big tax cut while still funding the government’s essential functions, like building roads and flying fighter jets, the GOP needed to find tax revenue somewhere else. To do that, they had to start taxing income that used to be tax-free, by closing loopholes and eliminating deductions. If all of that sounds boring and confusing, fear not. We’ve broken it down in this video. Just don’t blame us if it leaves you craving cereal.
Views: 1171540 Vox
Why Government Funding Hurts PBS & NPR
 
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If the federal government were to cut off funding for public broadcasting, the programs that so many of us cherish not only wouldn't disappear, they would have a better chance of surviving long into the future. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/reasontv Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reason.Magazine/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/reason Subscribe to our podcast at iTunes: https://goo.gl/az3a7a Reason is the planet's leading source of news, politics, and culture from a libertarian perspective. Go to reason.com for a point of view you won't get from legacy media and old left-right opinion magazines. ----------- In 1967, President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, establishing a system of government subsidies that hasn't changed that much in fifty years. The lion-share of federal money was allocated—not to pay directly for programming—but to go to independent public television and radio stations that were established in every corner of a vast nation. Their main purpose has always been to distribute national content to their local communities. About 70 percent of government funding went directly the local stations in 1967. Fifty years later, that formula hasn't changed much. When the Public Broadcasting Act became law, maintaining a network of regional stations was the only way to insure that every American household had access to public television and radio content. Today, this decentralized system isn't necessary because it's possible to stream or download NPR or PBS content from anywhere in the world. As audiences moves online, the regional stations supported by the federal government are becoming unnecessary. It's not just that these stations have become a waste of taxpayer money—they also present an obstacle to online distribution. The advent of podcasting, for example, was a singular opportunity for NPR to capitalize big on a new way of distributing its rich content. Today, NPR publishes several of the top podcasts, but in a concession to the stations, it forbids show hosts from promoting podcasts on the radio or from even mentioning NPR's popular smartphone app. Station opposition is also the reason that podcast listeners can't download episodes of NPR's two top programs, Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Recently, some of public radio's most talented show hosts and producers have gone to work for private podcasting ventures. One reason to leave, says former-NPR reporter Adam Davidson, is that podcasters "have a creative freedom that NPR's institutional frictions simply can't allow." The fact is that without federal subsidies, the programs themselves could thrive. About 40 percent of funding for public television comes from private contributions (individuals, foundations, and businesses). For public radio, it's about 60 percent. Without the massive overhead cost of 1,400 local public radio and television stations, that revenue would more than cover the cost of producing the programs and then distributing them for free online. And yet fans of PBS and NPR might ultimately be even better served if they were to privatize and charge a monthly subscription fee—moving in the same direction as the rest of the media. (In this scenario, the PBS stations that produce national content, such as WNET and WGBH, would become production companies.) Either way, ending federal funding not only won't destroy the only thing that's worth saving about public broadcasting. It could very well be its salvation.
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House Democrats Reject Republican Road Funding Plan
 
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House Democrats resoundingly rejected a roads plan that will head to Gov. Rick Snyder’s desk after passing the Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday. In the new plan, $400 million will come from a gas tax increase with $200 million coming from higher registration fees. The other half of the $1.2 billion needed will be found only by cutting needed services such as public safety, education and health care funding.
How the Trump administration is giving industry more voice in shaping science
 
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As a candidate, Donald Trump vowed to dismantle the EPA in “almost any form.” And the budget the White House unveiled Tuesday cuts EPA funding by a third. But what’s less known are recent moves that would give the industry more of a voice when it comes to reshaping its approach to scientific recommendations. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the changes.
Views: 4282 PBS NewsHour
Corruption is Legal in America
 
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Learn more at http://Represent.Us/TheProblem, and go to https://represent.us/TheSolution to see our plan and join the Anti-Corruption Movement. Click on "show more" to view our sources. 1. Gilens and Page, “Testing Theories of American Politics: Elites, Interest Groups, and Average Citizens,” Perspective on Politics, 2014. http://scholar.princeton.edu/sites/default/files/mgilens/files/gilens_and_page_2014_-testing_theories_of_american_politics.doc.pdf 2. Washington Post, “Rich People Rule!” 2014. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/04/08/rich-people-rule/ 3. Washington Post, “Once again, U.S. has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey,” 2014. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2014/06/16/once-again-u-s-has-most-expensive-least-effective-health-care-system-in-survey/ 4. Forbes Opinion, “The tax code is a hopeless complex, economy-suffocating mess,” 2013. http://www.forbes.com/sites/billfrenzel/2013/04/04/the-tax-code-is-a-hopeless-complex-economy-suffocating-mess/ 5. CNN, “Americans pay more for slower Internet,” 2014. http://money.cnn.com/2014/10/31/technology/internet-speeds/ 6. The Hill, “Sanders requests DOD meeting over wasteful spending,” 2015. http://thehill.com/policy/finance/234578-sanders-requests-meeting-with-dod-chief-about-wasteful-spending 7. CBS News, “Wastebook 2014: Government’s questionable spending,” 2014. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/wastebook-2014-sen-coburn-highlights-questionable-wasteful-government-spending/ 8. The Heritage Foundation, Budget Book, 2015. http://www.heritage.org/issues/budget-and-spending/government-waste 9. The Atlantic, “American schools vs. the world: expensive, unequal, bad at math,” 2013. http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/12/american-schools-vs-the-world-expensive-unequal-bad-at-math/281983/ 10. CNN Opinion, “War on drugs a trillion-dollar failure,” 2012. http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/06/opinion/branson-end-war-on-drugs/ 11. Feeding America, Child Hunger Fact Sheet, 2014. http://www.feedingamerica.org/hunger-in-america/impact-of-hunger/child-hunger/child-hunger-fact-sheet.html 12. New York Times, “Banks’ lobbyists help in drafting financial bills,” 2014. http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2013/05/23/banks-lobbyists-help-in-drafting-financial-bills/?_r=1 13. New York Times, “Wall Street seeks to tuck Dodd-Frank changes in budget bill,” 2014 http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/12/09/wall-street-seeks-to-tuck-dodd-frank-changes-in-budget-bill/ 14. Sunlight Foundation, “Fixed Fortunes: Biggest corporate political interests spend billions, get trillions,” 2014. http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2014/11/17/fixed-fortunes-biggest-corporate-political-interests-spend-billions-get-trillions/ 15. Sunlight Foundation, Fixed Fortunes database, 2015. http://influenceexplorer.com/fixed-fortunes/
Views: 1344821 Represent.Us
Debt Buyers: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
 
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Companies that purchase debt cheaply then collect it aggressively are shockingly easy to start. We can prove it! Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
Views: 11479853 LastWeekTonight
Why Billionaires Have No Interest In Funding Progressive Media
 
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In this Majority Report clip, billionaires only push ideologies that benefit them financially. We need your help to keep providing free videos! Support the Majority Report's video content by going to http://www.Patreon.com/MajorityReport "Conservative billionaires used a secretive funding route to channel nearly $120m (£77m) to more than 100 groups casting doubt about the science behind climate change, the Guardian has learned. The funds, doled out between 2002 and 2010, helped build a vast network of thinktanks and activist groups working to a single purpose: to redefine climate change from neutral scientific fact to a highly polarising "wedge issue" for hardcore conservatives. The millions were routed through two trusts, Donors Trust and the Donors Capital Fund, operating out of a generic town house in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Donors Capital caters to those making donations of $1m or more."* Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/feb/14/funding-climate-change-denial-thinktanks-network Watch the Majority Report live M–F at 12 p.m. EST at youtube.com/samseder or listen via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM Download our FREE app: http://majorityapp.com SUPPORT the show by becoming a member: http://jointhemajorityreport.com LIKE us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/MajorityReport FOLLOW us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MajorityFM SUBSCRIBE to us on YouTube: http://youtube.com/SamSeder
More Creationism in Publicly-Funded Science Classrooms
 
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--Zack Kopplin, a science education activist working on a campaign for evidence-based science to be taught in science class and a reinvestment in science funding, joins David to discuss teaching creationism in science class --On the Bonus Show: Prince is at it again, The starvation experiment, Louis' car gets towed again, more... http://www.davidpakman.com Become a Member: http://www.davidpakman.com/membership Be our Patron on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/davidpakman Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/davidpakmanshow TDPS Gear: http://www.davidpakman.com/gear 24/7 Voicemail Line: (219)-2DAVIDP Subscribe to The David Pakman Show for more: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=midweekpolitics Support TDPS by clicking (bookmark it too!) this link before shopping on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=thedavpaksho-20 Broadcast on January 30, 2014 David's Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman --Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj --Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 --Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt --Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj --Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 --Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt
Views: 5331 David Pakman Show
How Republicans Win On Budget Cuts
 
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Republicans claim that Democrats won't negotiate on cutting the Affordable Care Act and making other budget cuts, but do the facts support that claim? "The Senate-passed measure to keep the government operating represents an enormous compromise by progressives to avoid a damaging government shutdown. The Democrat-controlled Senate agreed to temporary funding levels that are far closer to the Republican-controlled House budget plan than they are to the Senate's own budget for fiscal year 2014. Moreover, this concession is only the latest of many such compromises over the past several years The Democrat-controlled Senate passed a continuing resolution, or CR—a temporary funding measure meant to keep the government operating—that would set the relevant funding levels at an annualized total of $986 billion. That's about $70 billion less than what the Senate endorsed as part of its comprehensive budget plan back in April. But that actually understates the extent of the compromise...".* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down. *Read more here from Michael Linden and Harry Stein / Center For American Progress: http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/budget/news/2013/09/30/76026/the-senate-continuing-resolution-is-already-a-compromise/ Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at http://www.tytnetwork.com/member-options/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. Join The Young Turks Network mailing list http://www.tytnetwork.com/member-options/register-subscriber/ or Support The Young Turks by Subscribing http://www.youtube.com/user/theyoungturks Like Us on Facebook: Follow Us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/theyoungturks Support TYT for FREE by doing your Amazon shopping through this link (bookmark it!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=theyoungturks-20 Buy TYT Merch: http://theyoungturks.spreadshirt.com/
Views: 31525 The Young Turks
President's FY 2015 Science Agencies Budget Request, House Science Committee, March 26, 2014
 
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On March 26, 2014, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing titled, "A Review of the President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request for Science Agencies." The lone witness was Dr. John Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President. Visit our web site at www.spaceksc.com. We're on Twitter at @SpaceKSCBlog.
Views: 11424 WordsmithFL
Trump Backing Away from Border Wall Funding
 
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--Funding for the federal government will expire on Friday unless Congress and the Trump White House can come to an agreement on a spending bill that would permit construction of the US-Mexican border wall Check out Ben Dixon's channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMCioqY4zblWt7Uw0E0VTGA --On the Bonus Show: State Department promotes Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort, Ivanka Trump booed in Germany, Alex Jones is a "performance artist," and much more... Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow Support TDPS by clicking (bookmark it too!) this link before shopping on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=thedavpaksho-20 David's Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/david.pakman Website: https://www.davidpakman.com Discuss This on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/thedavidpakmanshow/ Support Our Sponsors: http://www.influencerbridge.com/davidpakman Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/davidpakmanshow TDPS Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/davidpakmanshow David's Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/dpakman TDPS Gear: http://www.davidpakman.com/gear 24/7 Voicemail Line: (219)-2DAVIDP Subscribe to The David Pakman Show for more: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=midweekpolitics Timely news is important! We upload new clips every day, 6-8 stories! Make sure to subscribe! Broadcast on April 25, 2017 --Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj --Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 --Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt --Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj --Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930 --Donate via Litecoin: LhNVT9j5gQj8U1AbwLzwfoc5okDoiFn4Mt
Views: 32381 David Pakman Show
What If You Stopped Eating?
 
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What happens to your body without food? Be a part of the Global Citizen movement! http://glblctzn.me/1SCUFwm SHARE on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1KQ658Z & Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1MaGWJh SUBSCRIBE for more (it's free!): http://bit.ly/asapsci GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Written by: Gregory Brown and Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Vine: Search "AsapSCIENCE" on vine! SNAPCHAT 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading: Shlain, Leonard. Art & Physics. New York: Harpercollins, 1993. Print. http://www.amazon.ca/Art-Physics-Parallel-Visions-Space/dp/0061227978 http://www.sparknotes.com/history/european/scientificrevolution/timeline.html The Scientific Revolution (1550-1700)Timeline http://www.britannica.com/event/Industrial-Revolution Industrial Revolution http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/6-world-changing-ideas-that-were-originally-rejected.html 6 World-Changing Ideas That Were Originally Rejected Shlain, Leonard. Art & Physics. New York: Harpercollins, 1993. Print. http://www.amazon.ca/Art-Physics-Parallel-Visions-Space/dp/0061227978 http://climate.nasa.gov/news/1010/ Climate change and the rise and fall of civilizations http://www.theguardian.com/science/occams-corner/2015/mar/13/science-vital-uk-spending-research-gdp UK research funding slumps below 0.5% GDP – putting us last in the G8 http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/gop-war-on-science-gets-worse The G.O.P.’s War on Science Gets Worse http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/fisheries-and-oceans-library-closings-called-loss-to-science-1.2486171 Fisheries and Oceans library closings called loss to science http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/health-canada-library-changes-leave-scientists-scrambling-1.2499217 Health Canada library changes leave scientists scrambling http://www.nature.com/news/changes-to-canada-s-fisheries-law-alarm-biologists-1.14234 Changes to Canada's fisheries law alarm biologists http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080130/full/451505a.html Canada abolishes its national science adviser http://www.nature.com/news/canadian-election-spotlights-scientists-frustrations-1.18381?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews Canadian election spotlights scientists' frustrations http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/hundreds-of-world-s-scientists-urge-harper-to-end-funding-cuts-1.2063474 Hundreds of world's scientists urge Harper to end funding cuts http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/federal-budget-ignites-debate-over-what-science-is-for/article10274702/ Federal budget ignites debate over what science is for http://www.livescience.com/48922-theory-of-relativity-in-real-life.html
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Political Parties: Crash Course Government and Politics #40
 
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Today, Craig is going to talk about political parties and their role in American politics. So, when most people think about political parties they associate them with the common ideologies of the voters and representatives within that party, but the goal of a party is NOT to influence policies. The role of political parties is much simpler: to win control of the government. So today, we’re going got talk about why we have political parties in the first place and then finish with the five functions they use in reaching that goal. It’s a lot to cover, so next week we’ll talk about what each political party stands for and how that has changed historically. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is provided by Voqal: http://www.voqal.org All attributed images are licensed under Creative Commons by Attribution 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: http://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids
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INTERVIEW: House Republicans' road funding plan faces criticism
 
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We talk to leaders after two articles saying House Republicans' road funding plan is bad. ◂ WXYZ 7 Action News is metro Detroit's leading source for breaking news, weather warnings, award-winning investigative reports, sports and entertainment. WXYZ 7 Action News is Detroit's breaking news and weather leader. Channel 7 - on-air, online at WXYZ.com and always Taking Action for You. For more download the WXYZ mobile app: iPhone: http://bit.ly/iOS-wxyz Android: http://bit.ly/wxyzplay
GOP Cuts Amtrak Funding 1 Day After Crash
 
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House Republicans voted down legislation on Wednesday that would have increased funding in a transportation spending bill for Amtrak, in the wake of a deadly train accident in Philadelphia. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., offered the measure to a spending bill that significantly cuts Amtrak’s funding... Read More At: http://www.ibtimes.com/republicans-reject-pennsylvania-congressmans-proposed-increase-amtraks-funding-1920567 Clip from the Wednesday, May 13th 2015 edition of The Kyle Kulinski Show, which airs live on Blog Talk Radio and Secular Talk Radio monday - friday 4-6pm Eastern. Check out our website - and become a member - at: http://www.SecularTalkRadio.com Listen to the Live Show or On Demand archive at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kylekulinski Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kylekulinski Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SecularTalk Friends Of SecularTalk: http://www.facebook.com/beastofreason AMAZON LINK: (Bookmark this link to support the show for free!!!) http://www.amazon.com/?tag=seculacom-20
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The Inconvenient Truth About the Republican Party
 
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When you think of the Republican Party, what comes to mind? If you’re like many Americans, you may associate the GOP with racism, sexism, and general inequality. It’s a commonly pushed narrative by left-leaning media and academia, but as former Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science Carol Swain explains, the Republican Party was actually responsible for nearly every advancement for minorities and women in U.S. history—and remains the champion of equality to this day. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2eB2p0h Have you taken the pledge for school choice? Click here! https://www.schoolchoicenow.com Get PragerU bonus content for free! https://www.prageru.com/bonus-content Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/2aozfkP JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2aoz2y9 Script: Racist. Sexist. Republican. These words are virtually interchangeable—at least, according to most professors, journalists, and celebrities. So, are they right? Let’s take a look at history. The Republican Party was created in 1854. The first Republican Party platform, adopted at the party’s first national convention in 1856, promised to defeat, quote, “those twin relics of barbarism: polygamy and slavery.” Those “twin relics” were spreading into the western territories. Republicans feared that as those territories became states, polygamy and slavery might become permanent parts of American life. Polygamy—the marriage of one man to multiple women—devalued women and made them a kind of property. Slavery, of course, did the same to blacks. Literally. The Democrats were so opposed to the Republicans and their anti-slavery stance that in 1860, just six weeks after the election of the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln, South Carolina, a state dominated by Democrats, voted to secede from the union. The Civil War that followed was the bloodiest war in US history. It led to the passage, by Republicans, of the 13th Amendment, which freed the slaves; the 14th Amendment, which gave them citizenship; and the 15th Amendment; which gave them the vote. In 1870, the first black senator and the first black congressman were sworn in—both Republicans. In fact, every black representative in the House until 1935 was a Republican. And every black senator until 1979 was, too. For that matter, the first female member of Congress was a Republican; the first Hispanic governor and senator were Republicans. The first Asian senator? You get the idea. Republicans also kept their pledge to defend women’s rights. In 1862, the Morrill Anti-Bigamy Act was passed by the Republican-controlled Congress to put an end to polygamy. In 1920, after 52 years of Democratic Party opposition, the 19th Amendment was ratified thanks to the Republican Congress, which pressured Democratic President Woodrow Wilson to drop his opposition to women’s rights. In the final tally, only 59 percent of House Democrats and 41 percent of Senate Democrats supported women’s suffrage. That’s compared to 91 percent of House Republicans and 82 percent of Senate Republicans. There certainly was a “war on women”—and it was led by the Democratic Party. But while Republicans had won a major battle for women’s rights, the fight for blacks’ civil rights had a long way to go. In the 1920s, Republican President Calvin Coolidge declared that the rights of blacks are “just as sacred as those of any other citizen.” By contrast, when famed sprinter Jesse Owens, a staunch Republican, won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, he was snubbed by Democratic President Franklin Roosevelt. Roosevelt only invited white Olympians to the White House. Two decades later, it was a Republican President, Dwight Eisenhower, who sent the 101st Airborne Division to escort black students into Little Rock’s Central High when Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus—a Democrat—refused to honor a court order to integrate the state’s public schools. For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/inconvenient-truth-about-republican-party
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EXCLUSIVE: Google AI Listed Republican Party As 'Nazism'
 
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Views: 34729 The Alex Jones Channel
A Republican mayor's plan to replace partisanship with policy | G.T. Bynum
 
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Conventional wisdom says that to win an election, you need to play to your constituencies' basest, most divisive instincts. But as a candidate for mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, G.T. Bynum decided to skip the smear campaigns, tell voters what he wanted to accomplish and give them ways to measure his success -- and it led him to win the election. In a hopeful, funny talk, Bynum shares how he's tackling his city's most pressing issues and says that we need to set aside philosophical disagreements and focus on the aspirations that unite us. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
Views: 46333 TED
Scientists Make Stand Against Trump
 
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Scientists across the country are taking to the streets to oppose the Trump administration. Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Michael Shure, and Amna Nawaz, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you why scientists are marching. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://www.tytnetwork.com/go “Traditionally, scientists shirk political debate, preferring to stay out of the partisan fray. But in the months since the 2016 election, many in the scientific community have been vocal about their concerns that the Trump Administration is making decisions and budgetary recommendations that could imperil their work. For instance, a $5.8 billion proposed cut to the National Institutes of Health budget, which funds scientific research in the U.S. Now, thousands of scientists and their supporters are expected to join the March for Science in Washington, D.C., and hundreds more are expected at satellite events around the country including New York City, Chicago, Birmingham, Alabama and more. "Scientists are often reticent to go public,” Rush Holt, a former member of Congress and CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science said in a Wednesday press conference about the march. “In this case, the level of anxiety about the state of science, it’s place in our society and in our government, and whether the conditions under which it can thrive are being adequately maintained and defended, has led people to go into the public square in what appear to be unusually large numbers and unusually great enthusiasm.” Read more here: http://time.com/4749221/science-march-scientists-partisan/ Hosts: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Michael Shure, Amna Nawaz Cast: Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola, Michael Shure, Amna Nawaz *** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. http://www.tytnetwork.com/live Subscribe to The Young Turks on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=theyoungturks Like The Young Turks on Facebook: http://facebook.com/theyoungturks Follow The Young Turks on Twitter: http://twitter.com/theyoungturks Buy TYT Merch: http://www.shoptyt.com Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at http://www.tytnetwork.com/join/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)
Views: 123104 The Young Turks
GOP plan: Cut all funding for renewable, keeping tax payers on the hook for nuke and coal loans.
 
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22 Billion in loans to the Nuclear Industry... 8 Billion in loans to the Coal industry... ... and 317 Million to the renewable energy. That puts Nuclear power over renewable energy by a factor of 70.
Governor Wolf Rejects Republican Plan to Cut Education; Releases Emergency Funding
 
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Red State Teachers REVOLT Over Meager Pay/School Funding
 
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Help us cover the political revolution: http://www.patreon.com/TYTNation " A teacher rebellion that started in the hills of West Virginia spread like a prairie fire to Oklahoma this week and now threatens to reach the desert in Arizona. In the deep red state of Oklahoma, the Republican-led Legislature approved money for teacher raises and more school funding, even hiking taxes on the vaunted oil and gas industry to do it. Republican Governor Mary Fallin rushed to sign the measures into law Thursday. Oklahoma teachers were inspired by West Virginia, another red state where a 9-day strike led to 5-percent teacher raises. Oklahoma teachers haven’t had a raise in a decade of Republican control and they won raises of between 15 and 18 percent. Now, teachers in Arizona thronged their GOP-run Capitol this week, demanding a 20 percent teacher pay hike. “West Virginia woke us up,” Arizona Educators Association President Joe Thomas told a cheering crowd at a protest this week in Phoenix." https://www.axios.com/the-red-state-teacher-rebellions-are-spreading--72e04e2a-09cb-4c12-9318-0908e8e71ac4.html Shop at Amazon & support TYT Nation! http://ow.ly/LAKHU Like Our Facebook Page! http://www.Facebook.com/TYTNation Subscribe to our Network Partner: The Young Turks. http://www.youtube.com/theyoungturks http://www.tytnetwork.com
Views: 2600 TYT Nation
NASA FY2016 Budget Funding Request, Senate Appropriations Science Subcommittee, April 16, 2015
 
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On April 16, 2015, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies held a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2016 budget request and funding justification for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The lone witness was NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. The event was webcast live and is in the public domain. Visit our web site at www.spaceksc.com. We're on Twitter at @SpaceKSCBlog.
Views: 602 WordsmithFL
'Taxpayers Should Fund Religious Schools' - VA GOP Governor Candidate Ken Cuccinelli
 
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Join #FOWLERNATION!! http://bit.ly/14crV4D Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II (R), his party's nominee in this November's gubernatorial election, unveiled a 12-point education plan Tuesday. Among his proposals: Virginia should amend its constitution to allow public funding for religious education. If you liked this clip, share it with your friends and hit that "like" button! 1,500 Subscriber Behind The Scenes Reward Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT9x1PvQTBU Subscribe to our Podcast on iTunes for free! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-richard-fowler-show/id510713880 @fowlershow @richardafowler http://www.facebook.com/richardfowlershow http://www.fowlershow.com Story: http://thinkprogress.org/education/2013/08/14/2465791/ken-cuccinelli-education-vouchers/
Views: 2506 The Fowler Show
Slashing Social Security & Medicare Is Next On GOP Agenda
 
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Read More At: http://thehill.com/policy/finance/373930-citing-deficits-house-gop-to-take-aim-at-entitlements Support The Show On Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/seculartalk Here's Our Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/?tag=seculacom-20 Follow Kyle on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kylekulinski Like the show on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SecularTalk Clip from The Kyle Kulinski Show, which airs live on Blog Talk Radio and Secular Talk Radio Monday - Friday 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern time zone. Listen to the Live Show or On Demand archive at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kylekulinski Check out our website - and become a member - at: http://www.SecularTalkRadio.com
Views: 27223 Secular Talk
The Trump Budget:  How scientists can fight proposed cuts to NIH
 
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The Trump Administration proposed deep cuts in funding for the federal science agencies in 2018. Congress is now considering the President's proposal. This webinar will provide an overview of the recommended cuts, the timeline and key steps involved in the federal budget process, and guidance on what individual scientists can do to urge lawmakers to reject the President’s plan.
Reps. Walters and Stivers on funding negotiations
 
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GOP members of Congress weigh in on 'Fox News @ Night.'
Views: 1937 Fox News
Sen. Rand Paul Holds Hearing on "Broken Beakers: Federal Support for Research"
 
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Dr. Paul's subcommittee explored the federal government’s role in funding scientific research and examined how its involvement affects the quality of the results, including a look at waste and the creation of wrong incentives. The hearing also considered whether increased reliance on private funding would produce better science and better value for the taxpayer.
Views: 1875 SenatorRandPaul
Please support scientific funding, petition sequestration!
 
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https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/prevent-sequestration-budget-cuts-scientific-funding-agencies/1jGvdql9?utm_source=wh.gov&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=shorturl Prevent Sequestration Budget Cuts to Scientific Funding Agencies. This will go into effect March 1st as part of the across the board budget cuts and it will be devastating to scientific research. Support the people who work towards cures for cancer, aids and other important areas which help improve everyone's quality of life. Help send a message that science research is important to the American people and that we need to support it for future breakthroughs and discoveries.   Please click the link below make an account and sign it! It literally takes 5 minutes- Thanks for your support. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/prevent-sequestration-budget-cuts-scientific-funding-agencies/1jGvdql9?utm_source=wh.gov&utm_medium=shorturl&utm_campaign=shorturl
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Republicans Back Down From Trying To Police Themselves! (w/Guest: Rep. Dan Kildee)
 
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Thom speaks with Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI, 5th District) about the Republican plan to gut the independent ethics oversight committee, which they withdrew after intense backlash. ****** ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Thom Hartmann Program is the leading progressive political talk radio show. Join Thom for political news and comment about Government politics, be it Liberal or Conservative, plus special guests and callers to the program. ****** AUDIO PODCASTS Audio podcasts of the program are available on subscription at http://www.thomhartmann.com/podcast ****** THOM AS AN AUTHOR Thom has written and co-written a wide range of books. Explore his books here: http://amzn.to/2hS4UwY ****** MORE ABOUT THOM: Website: http://www.thomhartmann.com Thom on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2hS4UwY Daily Blog: http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ThomHartmannProgram/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/thom_hartmann Instagram : http://www.instagram.com/Thom_Hartmann Subscribe to Thom's You Tube Channel : http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thomhartmann ******
Federal Judge Blocks President Trump's Plan To Cut Off Funding To Sanctuary Cities | TIME
 
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A federal judge on Tuesday blocked any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending. Subscribe to TIME ►► http://po.st/SubscribeTIME U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the preliminary injunction in two lawsuits — one brought by the city of San Francisco, the other by Santa Clara County — against an executive order targeting communities that protect immigrants from deportation. Get closer to the world of entertainment and celebrity news as TIME gives you access and insight on the people who make what you watch, read and share. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2EFFA5DB900C633F Money helps you learn how to spend and invest your money. Find advice and guidance you can count on from how to negotiate, how to save and everything in between. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNKdqS_Wccs94rMHiajrRr4W Find out more about the latest developments in science and technology as TIME’s access brings you to the ideas and people changing our world. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNIzsgcwqhT6ctKOfHfyuaL3 Let TIME show you everything you need to know about drones, autonomous cars, smart devices and the latest inventions which are shaping industries and our way of living https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2862F811BE8F5623 Stay up to date on breaking news from around the world through TIME’s trusted reporting, insight and access https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGLpQQfhNJeIsW3A2d5Bs22Wc3PHma6 CONNECT WITH TIME Web: http://time.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TIME Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/time Google+: https://plus.google.com/+TIME/videos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/time/?hl=en Magazine: http://time.com/magazine/ Newsletter: time.com/newsletter ABOUT TIME TIME brings unparalleled insight, access and authority to the news. A 24/7 news publication with nearly a century of experience, TIME’s coverage shapes how we understand our world. Subscribe for daily news, interviews, science, technology, politics, health, entertainment, and business updates, as well as exclusive videos from TIME’s Person of the Year, TIME 100 and more created by TIME’s acclaimed writers, producers and editors. Federal Judge Blocks President Trump's Plan To Cut Off Funding To Sanctuary Cities | TIME https://www.youtube.com/user/TimeMagazine
Views: 1765 TIME
13 men wrote a health care bill that would hurt women
 
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What you need to know about how women fare under the Republican healthcare plan. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Republicans in the Senate are doing their best to repeal and replace Obamacare, as they've promised to do for years. But the bill they put out this week would hurt many of the people they vowed to protect, especially women. The bill slashes Medicaid funding and defunds Planned Parenthood-- both of which would take away prenatal, maternity, and reproductive care from millions of women. These cuts couldn't come at a worse time-- the United States is one of the only developed countries in the world with rising maternal death rate, with more than half of childbirth deaths coming from easily preventable conditions that would become even more widespread if women on Medicaid lose their coverage. For more on this topic, check out this article from Vox's Julia Belluz: https://www.vox.com/2017/6/22/15845832/republican-senate-healthcare-bill-planned-parenthood-better-care-reconciliation-act
Views: 299619 Vox
The Trump Administration's Plans for Medicare Premium Support
 
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Senior Trump Administration official Seema Verma has written that Medicare is in financial trouble, and one step in fixing it is giving consumers "incentives to be cost-conscious." This may be coded language for something called premium support for Medicare, which boils down to patients paying more, and the government cutting funding for medicare. Aaron has the details. This episode was adapted from a New York Times Upshot article by Austin Frakt. You can find the article and the sources here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/30/upshot/how-a-republican-idea-for-reducing-medicare-costs-could-affect-you.html Aaron has a book out now! It’s called The Bad Food Bible: How and Why to Eat Sinfully. You can order a copy now!!! Amazon - http://amzn.to/2hGvhKw Barnes & Noble - https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-bad-food-bible-aaron-carroll/1125338472?ean=9780544952560 Indiebound - http://www.indiebound.org/book/9780544952560?aff=dhoom09 iBooks - http://itunes.apple.com/us/book?isbn=9780544952577&uo=8&at=1010lwmG Google - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN9780544952577 Kobo - http://www.kobobooks.com/search/search.html?q=9780544952577 Any local bookstore you might frequent. You can ask for the book by name or ISBN 978-0544952560 John Green -- Executive Producer Stan Muller -- Director, Producer Aaron Carroll -- Writer Mark Olsen – Graphics Meredith Danko – Social Media http://www.twitter.com/aaronecarroll http://www.twitter.com/crashcoursestan http://www.twitter.com/johngreen http://www.twitter.com/olsenvideo And the housekeeping: 1) You can support Healthcare Triage on Patreon: http://vid.io/xqXr Every little bit helps make the show better! 2) Check out our Facebook page: http://goo.gl/LnOq5z 3) We still have merchandise available at http://www.hctmerch.com
Views: 11389 Healthcare Triage
Should Republican governors reject stimulus package funding?
 
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Governors from Alaska, South Carolina, Texas, Idaho, and Louisiana suggest rejecting Congressional funding from the stimulus package.
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Republican Governors And Doctors Fighting For Obamacare???
 
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Why are a majority of Republican doctors and even some Republican governors defending Obamacare? Ana Kasparian, Brett Erlich, and Hasan Piker, hosts of The Young Turks, discuss. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. http://tytnetwork.com/go "Mead's story is just one of the many inspiring Governor Rick Snyder in his fight to keep parts of Obamacare. Snyder is one of 16 Republican governors in states that have expanded Medicaid in their states, even though the Supreme Court ruled it wasn't mandatory under Obamacare. Governor Snyder describes it as a win-win for all sides; more people are receiving health care benefits, and there is a 44% drop in uncompensated care days at hospitals around the state. Michigan now has 646,745 people signed up for "Healthy Michigan," despite only expecting 470,000 to enroll. The federal government began funding 100% of the cost of the expanded enrollment nationwide, but it will be stepping down to 90% by 2020. But, with the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress on course to repeal, and potentially replace, Obamacare, all of that funding for Medicaid expansion could go out the window. Where Trump support and Obamacare use soar Snyder and eight other Republican governors met with the Senate Finance Committee the day before Donald Trump's inauguration to stress the importance of keeping "Healthy Michigan," and other programs like it across the country, funded. "This is the best case I've ever seen in terms of Congress wanting to listen and actually have a positive dialogue with the states," Snyder says, expressing optimism about the meeting.”* Read more here: http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/27/politics/michigan-governor-obamacare-fight/index.html Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Brett Erlich, Hasan Piker Cast: Ana Kasparian, Brett Erlich, Hasan Piker *** The Largest Online News Show in the World. Hosted by Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian. LIVE STREAMING weekdays 6-8pm ET. http://www.tytnetwork.com/live Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. Young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations. (American Heritage Dictionary) Download audio and video of the full two hour show on-demand + the members-only post game show by becoming a member at http://www.tytnetwork.com/join/. Your membership supports the day to day operations and is vital for our continued success and growth. Get The Young Turks Mobile App Today! Download the iOS version here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-young-turks/id412793195?ls=1&mt=8 Download the Android version here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tyt
Views: 127513 The Young Turks
Republicans Make America Ignorant Again About Climate Change
 
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SUPPORT more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebecca SUBSCRIBE at http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=rkwatson +++ Lamar Smith chairs the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, but doesn't believe in any of that. Links + transcript available at https://www.patreon.com/posts/8614527/ +++ ABOUT: Rebecca Watson is the founder of the Skepchick Network, a collection of sites focused on science and critical thinking. She has written for outlets such as Slate, Popular Science, and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. She's also the host of Quizotron, a rowdy, live quiz show that pits scientists against comedians. Asteroid 153289 Rebeccawatson is named after her (her real name being 153289). +++ MORE: http://www.skepchick.org FOLLOW: http://www.twitter.com/skepchicks AND: http://www.twitter.com/rebeccawatson LIKE: https://www.facebook.com/skepchicks
Views: 2495 Rebecca Watson
Lawmakers Debate on Abortion Funding
 
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Lawmakers hold a fierce debate on taxpayer funding for abortion. Democrats are upset because Republicans want to make the ban permanent.
Views: 170 EWTN
Republican Senator Halts Important Research To Spite Planned Parenthood
 
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A Republican state senator in Missouri is blocking the study of the effects on a 72 hour waiting period for abortions on women. He claims that this is to hinder the capabilities of Planned Parenthood, and make it more difficult for them to provide abortions. Ana Kasparian (The Point), John Iadarola (Think Tank) hosts of The Young Turks discuss. Is Sen. Schaefer just doing this for publicity? Let us know in the comments below. Read more here: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/kurt-schaefer-missouri-abortion-study “Missouri state Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R) has launched an effort to stop a University of Missouri graduate student from studying the impacts of a state law mandating a 72-hour abortion waiting period passed last year. He accused the university of breaking a state law that prohibits the use of state funds to "encourage or counsel a woman to have an abortion not necessary to save her life," the Columbia Tribune reported last week. "The study does not appear to be designed as an objective, unbiased research project, but rather as a marketing aid for Planned Parenthood — one that is funded, in part or in whole, by taxpayer dollars," Schaefer wrote in an October 30 letter to the university's chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin.” *** Get The Young Turks​ Mobile App Today! Download the iOS version here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-young-turks/id412793195?ls=1&mt=8 Download the Android version here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tyt
Views: 69655 The Young Turks
Republicans Could Keep Recycling Funding
 
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Gov. Walker proposed eliminating state grants for county recycling programs, but state Rep. Robin Vos, R-Burlington, says some Republicans want to keep the program going.
Views: 36 WISN 12 News
Climate Deniers Exposed: Top Scientist Got Funding from ExxonMobil, Koch Brothers, Big Coal
 
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http://democracynow.org - A new investigation exposes how one of the top scientists involved in denying climate change has failed to disclose his extensive funding from the fossil fuel industry. Dr. Wei-Hock Soon of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has downplayed global warming and rejected human activity as its cause, arguing the sun is more responsible than greenhouse gases from pollution. Climate denialists — including Republican Senator James Inhofe, chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee — frequently cite Soon's work to reject concrete action. But documents obtained by the Climate Investigations Center show Soon received more than $1.2 million from fossil fuel corporations and conservative groups over the last decade and failed to disclose those ties in most of his scientific papers. Funders include ExxonMobil, the American Petroleum Institute, coal utility Southern Company and the Charles G. Koch Foundation. In letters with his funders, Soon referred to his scientific papers or congressional testimony as "deliverables." We are joined by the Kert Davies, executive director at Climate Investigations Center. Democracy Now!, is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on 1,300+ TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9am ET: http://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: http://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email: http://democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow Tumblr: http://democracynow.tumblr Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/democracynow iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/democracy-now!-audio/id73802554 TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/Democracy-Now-p90/ Stitcher Radio: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/democracy-now
Views: 4612 Democracy Now!
David Koch: It's The Govt's Fault Cancer Funding Is Being Cut
 
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3/4/11: At the dedication ceremony of the MIT Koch Cancer Institute, petrochemical billionaire David Koch blames government deficits for the radical cuts in science funding being pushed by his Tea Party politicians in Washington.
Views: 539 climatebrad
Trump's $5 8 billion cut to NIH encounters swift opposition
 
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Trump Breaking News Network - Trump's $5.8 billion cut to NIH encounters swift opposition The House Republican overseeing the purse strings for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pushing back on President Trump's proposed funding cuts for the agency. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) said he didn’t think the decrease in funding would survive in Congress, saying, “I don’t think it’s a wise choice." "I certainly understand wanting to plus up defense, but you have to remember part of defending the American people is protecting them from pandemics,” said Cole, the chairman of the House health appropriations subcommittee. “Part of getting hold of the long-term expenses of the federal government is dealing with things like Alzheimer's.” For the past two years, Congress has added a $2 billion boost for the NIH after about a dozen years without a substantial increase. But Trump has proposed reducing funding for NIH by about $5.8 billion. For example, the administration has proposed decreasing funding for the National Cancer Institute by $1 billion. The National Institute of Mental Health would see about $300 million less, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases would be slashed by nearly $840 million. ----------------------------------------------------------- MAKE DONATIONS HERE http://trumpbreakingnewsnetwork.net/donation ----------------------------------------------------------- Source: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/334759-trumps-58-billion-cut-to-nih-encounters-swift-opposition Please subscribe and share on your social media. Please visit our playlist: Obama News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU6CCWA5t3rn893Vqlm80Q4ud3SMaLLS9 Clinton News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLU6CCWA5t3rnIXWtR-8OI6M18wHXQGFMQ https://youtu.be/pe32mnyXXb4 Visit or web: http://trumpbreakingnewsnetwork.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Trump-Breaking-News-Network-1866322290266195/ Trump Breaking News Network Espanol: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4rDGhl9ahkirbpCwdhd5AA TRUMPTBNN USDN1
News Wrap: Paul Ryan defends GOP move to release Nunes memo
 
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In our news wrap Tuesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan defended an effort by congressional Republicans to make public a classified memo on the Russia probe. Also, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase announced a joint venture to provide quality health care at reasonable prices, spurring a major sell-off of health care stocks on Wall Street.
Views: 2975 PBS NewsHour
Tennessee Republicans Mount Opposition to Education Funding
 
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After voting for a program that funds education in Tennessee, 16 Republican State Senators and 22 Republican State Representatives voted against providing the much-needed funding for that program.
Views: 172 TheDonkeysMouth
Republicans Prepare To Gut Obama’s Greatest Climate Action - The Ring Of Fire
 
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Last week, two joint resolutions were passed by the House that were aimed at eliminating the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Act, effectively stifling the President’s plan to cut carbon emissions. This is just another example to throw onto the giant pile of Republican atrocities against our environment. Ring of Fire’s Mike Papantonio and Farron Cousins discuss this. thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/12/02/3726951/house-votes-kill-clean-power-plan/ Follow more of our stories at http://www.TROFIRE.com Spread the word! LIKE and SHARE this video or leave a comment to help direct attention to the stories that matter. And SUBSCRIBE to stay connected with Ring of Fire's video content! Listen to Ring of Fire on Saturdays from 3pm - 6pm Eastern! Listen live via the Progressive Voices Channel on TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/Progressive-Voices-s189055/ Watch Ring of Fire every weekday at 8:30pm EST on Free Speech TV! Support Ring of Fire by subscribing to our YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/golefttv Your continued support keeps Ring of Fire on the air! Be sociable! Follow us on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RingofFireRadio Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RingofFireRadio Google+: http://plus.google.com/118415831573195648557 Support us further by shopping on Amazon via our Amazon-Ring of Fire partnership link. A portion of the sales will come back to Ring of Fire at no extra cost to you. Bookmark and follow the link below and continue shopping as usual! Amazon - Ring of Fire partnership link: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=rinoffir-20
Views: 1249 The Ring of Fire
Senate's Funding Plan for State Agencies Advances
 
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State officials and representatives of Governor Mark Dayton's administration called upon members of the Senate Committee on State Government Finance to raise the level proposed by Senate Republicans for funding state agencies in the coming biennium . State Auditor Rebecca Otto, Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans, Administration Commissioner Matt Massman and Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly appeared before the committee Tuesday, March 21, to urge changes to SF 605, the omnibus state government finance bill authored by committee chair Senator Mary Kiffmeyer, R-Big Lake. According to Senate fiscal numbers, the Senate proposal is about $143.5 million dollars below Governor Dayton's recommendations. MMB Commissioner Myron Frans said the Senate's level of funding would reduce state agency budgets by 5 to 7.5 percent. "Governor Dayton has made it clear that he will not accept arbitrary, across-the-board reductions in agency spending," he said. Last week, Senate Republicans released their budget targets, which showed a $30 million dollar reduction in state agency spending as compared to the base level of funding for FY 2018-2019. The state agency reduction is identified as part of the Senate Republican goal of offering $900 million dollars in tax relief while spending about $741.5 million dollars of the $1.65 billion dollar budget surplus for other areas of the state budget, including transportation. The bill was referred to Finance on a 6-4 party-line vote.
President Trump unveils infrastructure plan
 
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President Donald Trump announced an executive order that he says will make it easier and faster to get funding approved for infrastructure projects across the US.
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Republicans Fund Transportation Without Raising Taxes
 
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Colorado House Republicans found $593 Million aggregate, in existing revenue to permanently fund our state's transportation needs without raising taxes. Unfortunately, House Democrats want to pass the buck on to taxpayers.
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