Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Ivanka Trump have worked to expand paid family leave benefits. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has proposed using the government’s power to rein in large technology companies from abusing their market dominance to discriminate against conservatives. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wants to rein in the ability of drug companies to charge American patients more than their foreign counterparts. … [Read more...] about Bobby Jindal: Biden may find support for some proposals among populist Republicans in Congress
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"Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" was based on three novels by Patrick O’Brian that made up the Aubrey-Maturin series. The film tells the story of Crowe’s Jack Aubrey, a British naval captain in the Napoleonic Wars. When his ship is nearly destroyed by a French privateer vessel, Aubrey launches a daring pursuit in an attempt to prevent the more heavily armored ship from plundering a British whaling fleet near the Galapagos Islands. … [Read more...] about Russell Crowe responds to Twitter troll’s critique of his 2003 Oscar-winning film: ‘Kids these days’
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He also intends “to encourage folks” to do the same and learn more about local candidates and issues. When voting, “it’s not just the president, it’s not just the Senate, it’s also everything in between that we have to be aware of.” … [Read more...] about Capitol Chaos Brings Unwelcome Memories for New Americans
Bitcoin is at it again. Last month, the price of the virtual currency quietly breached a new all-time high, cruising well past its prior peak of $19,600 set in 2017, and has been hovering around $36,000 at the time of writing. This follows a nearly 90 percent decline from those previous highs early in late 2018. It did so initially with such little fanfare that its renewed strength was dubbed the “quiet rally.” Perhaps most interesting about this price action — bitcoin is up nearly 1,000 percent from its March lows — has been the relative lack of mainstream enthusiasm. In the weeks following bitcoin’s first new all time high three years, Katy Perry did not paint her nails with bitcoin icons. Floyd Mayweather did not flamboyantly promote a crypto offering. The New York Times did not run an article titled “Everyone’s Getting Hilariously Rich, and You’re Not.” Google searches for “bitcoin” are still well below their 2017 … [Read more...] about What Explains Bitcoin’s Resurgence?