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Turns Out Donald Trump Once Fired A Woman For Using ‘Locker Room Talk’

Just days after Donald Trump brushed off his 2005 brag about sexually assaulting women as nothing more than “locker room talk,” a 2010 episode of “Celebrity Apprentice” has resurfaced in which the Republican nominee fires a female contestant for exactly that.

The clip, which was tweeted out Monday from “The Daily Show” account, shows Trump dismissing professional wrestler Maria Kanellis after she said “crap” in his boardroom, a word much less obscene than the phrase “grab her by the p***y.” “The reason why I said you were so arrogant was because you came in our dressing room and you took a crap and left the stench in the room,” Kanellis says in the video, referencing an incident with her fellow contestant, chef Curtis Stone.

The reality TV host then comes to the defense of Stone, the man who allegedly entered the women’s dressing room uninvited, and criticized the wrestler for her language. Trump called Kanellis’ story “a little below the belt” and said her comments were “sort of gross” and “disgusting,” before delivering the final blow.

“This is my boardroom, it’s not a locker room,” Trump said. “Maria, you’re fired.”


Turns Out Donald Trump Once Fired A Woman For Using 'Locker Room Talk' | Huffington Post
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_57fce5f3e4b0b6a4303569fa

Note: Donald was also at a workplace (filming of Access Hollywood piece at studio location set of a soap opera) when he bragged about sexually assaulting women.

LOL Debate closes with Trump endorsing Hillary: "She fights hard...she doesn't quit."

“I will say this about Hillary. She doesn’t quit. She doesn’t give up. I respect that. I tell it like it is: She is a fighter. I disagree with much of what she’s fighting for. I do disagree with her judgment in many cases, but she does fight hard and she doesn’t quit and she doesn’t give up, and I consider that to be a very good trait,” he said.


Donald Trump Made It Clear -- Again -- That He Is Unfit For The Presidency | Huffington Post
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_57faf919e4b068ecb5df8900

NBC: Pence Says Trump Didn't Say Those Insults. He Did.

"To be honest, if Donald Trump said all those things you said he said, in the way you said he said those things, he wouldn't have a fraction of the insults that Hillary Clinton leveled when she said half of our supporters were a basket of deplorables." -- Mike Pence

Pence claimed Trump didn't say a long list of insults, but he did.

Here's what Kaine said: "Donald Trump during his campaign has called Mexicans rapists and criminals. He's called women dogs, pigs, slobs, disgusting… He attacked an Indiana-born federal judge and said he was unqualified to hear a federal lawsuit because his parents were Mexican. He went after John McCain, a POW, and said he wasn't a hero because he was captured. He said African-Americans are living in hell, and he perpetrated this outrageous and bigoted lie that President Obama is not a U.S. citizen."

Pence Says Trump Didn't Say Those Insults. He Did. - NBC News
http://www.nbcnews.com/card/pence-says-trump-didnt-say-those-insults-he-did-n659856

RNC prematurely declares Mike Pence debate winner two hours before start time

Source: CBS News

The Republican National Committee (RNC) appeared to accidentally declare on its website Tuesday night that Mike Pence was the winner of the vice presidential debate, nearly two hours before it was slated to start.

“Americans from all across the country tuned in to watch the one and only Vice Presidential debate. During the debate we helped fact check and monitor the conversation in real time @GOP. The consensus was clear after the dust settled, Mike Pence was the clear winner of the debate,” said the blog post on gop.com, the party’s website.

The post, which went viral nearly two hours before the debate was scheduled to begin at 9 p.m., said that Pence’s top moments were on the “economy” and “highlighting Hillary’s scandals.”


Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/rnc-prematurely-declares-mike-pence-debate-winner-two-hours-before-start-time/



Well, now we know Pence will be slinging mud.

Pensions now available to all workers in CA

Saying it offers the promise of retirement security for millions of Californians, Gov. Jerry Brown signed sweeping legislation Thursday that creates a state-managed savings program for private-sector workers without one.

The Democratic governor told a roomful of supporters that the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program is “very important in today’s age of spend now, worry about it later.”

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Experts estimate that almost one-half of middle-income workers are at risk of falling into poverty when they retire. Monthly checks from the federal Social Security program increasingly fall short of covering seniors’ costs in retirement.

The Secure Choice program, supporters say, would take advantage of economies of scale to automatically put a share of workers’ wages into a retirement fund at low cost, unless they opt out. Proponents said it offers the most significant enhancement of retirement security since federal lawmakers approved Social Security during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article104911716.html#storylink=cpy

State-managed retirement plan becomes reality with Brown’s signature

Source: The Sacramento Bee

Saying it offers the promise of retirement security for millions of Californians, Gov. Jerry Brown signed sweeping legislation Thursday that creates a state-managed savings program for private-sector workers without one.

The Democratic governor told a roomful of supporters that the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program is “very important in today’s age of spend now, worry about it later.”
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Experts estimate that almost one-half of middle-income workers are at risk of falling into poverty when they retire. Monthly checks from the federal Social Security program increasingly fall short of covering seniors’ costs in retirement.

The Secure Choice program, supporters say, would take advantage of economies of scale to automatically put a share of workers’ wages into a retirement fund at low cost, unless they opt out. Proponents said it offers the most significant enhancement of retirement security since federal lawmakers approved Social Security during the Great Depression of the 1930s.


Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article104911716.html



This is what it means to have a Democratic governor. Instead of trying to take away state workers' pensions, he's giving private-sector workers an ability to have a pension.

Poll: Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won First Presidential Debate

Source: NBC News

A majority of likely voters (52 percent) who either watched the debate or said they followed debate coverage in the news said Hillary Clinton won the first presidential debate on Monday night, according to the NBC News|SurveyMonkey Debate Reaction Poll.

Just 21 percent of likely voters thought Donald Trump won the debate, and 26 percent said neither candidate won the debate.

The poll was conducted online from September 26 immediately following the debate through September 27, 2016.

Read more: http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/data-points/poll-majority-voters-say-clinton-won-first-presidential-debate-n656231

I just pulled out the shirt I'm wearing tomorrow:




Holy shit did Hillary kick Trump's ass. Trump was mumbling word salad after about the first 20 minutes. It was glorious.

Wells Fargo workers: I called the Wells Fargo ethics line and was fired

Source: CNN

"They ruined my life," Bill Bado, a former Wells Fargo banker in Pennsylvania, told CNNMoney.

Bado not only refused orders to open phony bank and credit accounts. The New Jersey man called an ethics hotline and sent an email to human resources in September 2013, flagging unethical sales activities he was being instructed to do.

Eight days after that email, a copy of which CNNMoney obtained, Bado was terminated. The stated reason? Tardiness.

One former Wells Fargo human resources official even said the bank had a method in place to retaliate against tipsters. He said that Wells Fargo would find ways to fire employees "in retaliation for shining light" on sales issues. It could be as simple as monitoring the employee to find a fault, like showing up a few minutes late on several occasions.

"If this person was supposed to be at the branch at 8:30 a.m. and they showed up at 8:32 a.m, they would fire them," the former human resources official told CNNMoney, on the condition he remain anonymous out of fear for his career.


Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/09/21/investing/wells-fargo-fired-workers-retaliation-fake-accounts/index.html



This was so obviously a scheme pushed from the top, starting with CEO Stumpf, who proclaimed the "Eight is Great" criteria for accounts per customer, at a time when the average bank customer held only 3 accounts.

Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts

Wearable activity monitors can count your steps and track your movements, but they don’t, apparently, help you lose weight. In fact, you might lose more weight without them.

The fascinating finding comes from a study published today in JAMA that found dieting adults who wore activity monitors for 18 months lost significantly fewer pounds over that time than those who did not.

Those who had not worn activity monitors were, on average, about 13 pounds lighter now than two years ago.
Those who had worn the monitors, however, weighed only about 8 pounds less than at the start.

The people using the monitors may also have assumed that, in some roundabout way, the technology removed responsibility from them for monitoring their energy intake, Dr. Jakicic says. “People may have focused on the technology and forgotten to focus on their behaviors” and ate too much, he says.

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/09/27/well/activity-trackers-may-undermine-weight-loss-efforts.html

Who would have guessed your fitbit is keeping you fat?



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