Obama Gains Support of Two Senators for Iran Deal
Senators Bob Casey and Chris Coons, both Democrats, said they would back the nuclear accord, putting the White House within one vote of the 34 needed to block the opposition.
Published:9/1/2015 12:50:56 PM
Weekend picks for book lovers
Spend your weekend reading about dolphins in 'Voices in the Ocean.'
Published:8/22/2015 3:55:52 AM
Joe Manchin and Joe Donnelly vote to defund Planned Parenthood
Bob Casey and Heidi Heitkamp will both vote against defunding the group, while Joe Manchin announced that he will vote for the measure.
Published:8/3/2015 3:44:46 PM
News in Brief: Terrifying Uniformed Bachelorette Party Storms Local Bar
TACOMA, WA—Bursting into the establishment seemingly out of nowhere and overtaking it within a matter of moments, a terrifying uniformed bachelorette party stormed local pub Casey’s Saloon Friday night, onlookers reported. “One second I was having a pleasant round of beers with friends, and the next we were surrounded on all sides by these frightening women in identical pink and white regalia who were wildly waving their feather boas in our faces—it all happened so fast,” said visibly traumatized customer Lee Gangridge, who reportedly hid in a corner booth as over a dozen young stiletto-clad women sporting the same glittery sashes, phallic plastic necklaces, and sparkling tiaras seized control of the entire line of barstools. “One of them was clearly their leader—she was wearing all white and had a pink tulle veil clipped into her hair to signify her rank. And when her favorite song came ...
Published:7/1/2015 2:30:27 AM
The Age Of Cryptocurrency
"Bitcoin represents a monumental paradigm shift that will transform the social, political and economic landscape," according to Paul Vigna and Michael J. Casey in this presentation. Since its advent, Bitcoin has gained a reputation for instability and illicit business; naysayers fear its power to eliminate jobs and upend the concept of a nation-state. Vigna and Casey show that cryptocurrencies can also bring good. For one, they remove the middleman from the financial system, giving the power to the people and safeguarding from the devastation of a 2008-type crash. They also promote financial equality; Bitcoin has already given the world’s unbanked - those marginalized billions who’ve never had a bank account - unprecedented access to the global economy.
Published:5/10/2015 12:32:41 PM