I come from the poor people and I've been here working my whole stinking career for people who don't have a chance. And I really resent anybody saying that I'm just doing this for the rich. Give me a break." - U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch during an exchange with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown at last night's Senate Finance Committee debate on the Republican Tax Reform bill.
OWENSBORO, KY - Students, community members, and environmental advocates are rallied today at Brescia University to highlight the need for stronger national conversations and commitments to protect the environment.
It's curious ( read sad ) that Republicans, who for decades have called Russia the Evil Empire and who have been so neurotic about a Russian invasion. Now are okay with top Donald Trump government officials and Melania's husband himself having private gatherings with senior Russian administration officials and are defending Trump's cozy relationships with Russian diplomats, oligarchs, and his expression of wanting a better relationship with Putin. The GOP is okay with all this and apparently support Ivanka's daddy attempts to bring down the probe. Whose side are they on anyway?
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it has approved the drug vemurafenib for the treatment of patients with BRAF V600-mutant Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD). This is the first approval of a targeted therapy based on a basket study and the first-ever drug approved for ECD, a rare blood disorder.