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Friday Humor? Man Pays DMV Tax Bill With 300,000 Pennies

As Americans weather unprecedented division and vitriol amid the impending presidency of Donald Trump, there’s one thing many can still agree on: the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is a deplorable place that yields unending frustration, wasted time, and excessive fines.

Obamacare's Death Throes

Obamacare was a failed experiment. Sharply increasing costs make it unaffordable for millions, leaving them woefully underinsured or for many without coverage because it’s too expensive to buy. Obamacare was designed for profit-making, not putting patient needs first. Replacing it with universal coverage is vitally needed - excluding middlemen insurers increasing costs while providing no care. That’s not what Trump and congressional Republicans have in mind.

A "Grateful" FBI Director Comey Responds To DOJ Probe

Following news that the Department of Justice Inspector General will probe the behavior of The FBI and DoJ during the presidential campaign, FBI Director Comey - the person likely at the center of the investigation - has issued a short statement in response...

In Humiliation For Beppe Grillo, Pro-EU Liberal Group Blocks Alliance With 5-Star Movement

Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s eurosceptic Five Star Movement was humiliated when he was blocked from joining the European Parliament’s pro-EU liberal group, just one day after Grillo burned bridges with Nigel Farrage's UKIP, demonstrating what Farage would later call a wish to join the "Euro-fanatic establishment." As a result of today's fiasco, Grillo's political fate is suddenly in question.

Charges Dropped Against UN Peacekeepers Accused Of Child Abuse In CAR

The New York Times has reported that "a panel of French judges has decided not to bring charges against soldiers accused of having sexually abused children while on a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic." The accusations have a troubling backstory...

Rand Paul Reintroduces Legislation To "Audit The Fed"

“The U.S. House has responded to the American people by passing Audit the Fed multiple times, and President-elect Trump has stated his support for an audit. Let’s send him the bill this Congress,” said Rand Paul in proposing the latest incarnation of the "Audit the Fed" bill.