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May 10, 2017 Reporter Arrested Asking Questions

On May 10, 2017, NPR’s Camila Domonoske reported “West Virginia Reporter Arrested For Yelling Question At HHS Secretary.” On May 9, 2017, in a hallway of Charleston West Virginia Capitol building, Public News Service Dan Heyman asked Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price if insurance companies would treat domestic abuse as a pre-existing condition under the newly proposed bill before Congress. He was arrested and held under $5000 bail. “This is what I’m supposed to do,” Heyman said. “I am supposed to go and find out if somebody is going to be affected by this health care law.””At the time of his arrest, Heyman says, he identified himself as a journalist by wearing his press pass and a “Public News Service” shirt.”

On May 3, 2017, Time magazine’s Lisa Marie Zegarra reported “Jury Convicts Woman Who Laughed During Jeff Sessions’ Confirmation Hearing.” “Desiree A. Fairooz, a Code Pink protester, was removed from the Jan 10 hearing after she laughed when Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) stated that Sessions has an “extensive record of treating all Americans equally under the law.” The jury on Wednesday also found guilty her parading or demonstrating on Capitol grounds, according to the New York Times.”

An emperor with no clothes should have a thicker skin.

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Oct. 14, 2013 Time

On Oct. 14, 2013 Time magazine’s Rana Foroohar wrote “Congress Is Bad For The Economy” about how the conservative Republican shutdown of the government is disrupting the economic recovery from the Wall Street collapse in 2008. “It’s impossible to stage a robust recovery in an economy that depends heavily on consumer spending when so few people are getting paychecks.”

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Jan. 9, 2012 Time

On Jan. 9, 2012 Time magazine’s Jim Cantore wrote “Weather Beaten” about climate change causing more severe storms and adversely affecting the economy. Thirty years ago a billion dollar weather disaster would happen once a year. By 2012, such disasters happen once a month.

In an article titled “Hello, My Name Is Sophia” about  an American woman born in 2012. Statistically she might live until 2093. She will likely become an obese divorced mother of two children and unlikely to have a college degree.

Austin Ramzy wrote “China’s Buy List” about Chinese buying food, used aircraft carriers, coal and other raw materials in a sort of neocolonialism. They are also buying media to promote their interests.

Deirde van Dyk wrote “The End Of Cash” about using your phone to make purchases rather than your wallet. It can dramatically sped up customer service.

Harry McCracken wrote “Control Freaks” about the trend from watching cable TV to streaming video online subscriptions.

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