The Coalition for Safe Affordable Food say they plan for a national standard that would allow manufacturers to voluntarily label food and beverage products made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Center for Food Safety says over 30 states are expected to introduce GMO labeling laws during the 2014 legislative session.
The unemployment rate is the number of people without jobs in the labor force. The unemployment rate went down in January to 6.6 percent, the lowest level since October 2008, from 6.7 percent in December. The government said on Friday that employers added 113,000 jobs in January.
The long-term effect of ObamaCare on the U.S. economy has raised more questions. Almost 2.5 million workers could opt out(Workers Choice) of full-time jobs over the next 10 years. The Congressional Budget Office says jobs may disappear because employers may hire less full-time workers or reduce the hours of their staff due to Obamacare. Americans working full-time jobs may decide to work part-time or not work at all.
In an interview with Lee Cowan, set to air on January 26th, the artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg stated that he is “the Susan Lucci of the Grammys.” In case you don’t know, Susan Lucci portrayed Erica Kane on ABC’s All My Children. Lucci, who’s career spans over 3 decades and is considered a daytime television veteran, was nominated for an Emmy over 20 times. Unfortunately, it wasn’t until much later in her career (after 18 failed nominations, to be exact) that she eventually won one for “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.” As for Snoop, he’s sold over 30 million records in his 20+ year-long career and has yet to win. Hit the jump to see what he says about this…
Pennsylvania was in a complete uproar in 2012, when political figures put on the table a law that required all voters to have valid identification. Today, Judge Bernard McGinley has ruled in the favor of the voters. According to the Associated Press, McGinley feels that the “law places an unreasonable burden on the fundamental right to vote.” AGREED!
Lacking ID or having to go out and get one forces some to stay away from the polls on voting days, and it’s now FLUNKED. The state is expecting an appreal to the Supreme Court, but I have a feeling that the decision will not change. Good job PA!
The Trill OG himself called up Hot 97′s Morning Show with some very interesting and exciting news; the H-town vet plans to run for the Mayor of Houston in 2015! Take a listen to the audio below and find out the deets for yourself.
First lady, Michelle Obama is turning the BIG 50 on January 17th, and she plans on bringing in the day properly. Find out what hubby, Barack has given his lovely wife for the up-coming festivities, after the jump.
Sonia Sotomayor will make history tonight, as she will become the first Supreme Court justice to lead the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration: New York City! The Times Square party will be hosted by Anderson Cooper and will feature musical guests including Miley Cyrus
Just when we thought John Kerry had no “swag” in him, Snoop Dogg comes around and somehow makes the politician look cool as ever. The West-Coast rapper and the Secretary of State were kickin’ it at the White House for the 36th annual Kennedy Center Honors celebration and were choppin’ it up about Jazz musician Herbie Handcock, who was also being honored that night. Check out the HILARIOUS (but sort of awkward) clip below.