So the Government Shut Down. Expect To Get Your Tax Return Refund Late(r)

With the IRS accepting tax returns on January 29th, the latest in history, taxpayers are frantic about how the government shutdown will affect their returns and refunds.

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Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia ‘Detestable Lie’ [REUTERS]

WASHINGTON (REUTERS)– U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as “an appalling and detestable lie” the idea he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign but refused to answer a series of questions during a high-stakes Senate hearing.  Sessions, a senior member of Republican President Donald Trump’s Cabinet and an adviser to his presidential campaign, faced criticism from Democratic senators for declining to answer their questions relating to conversations he had with Trump.   Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich accused Sessions of violating his vow to tell the…

New Overtime Bill Passed by House to Affect Working Class

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-May 3,2017- New bill H.R. 1180, or Working Families Flexibility Act 2017-2018, proposes working class earn compensation for paid time off instead of being paid time and a half for overtime. The bill, presented by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) and 17 other co-sponsors, is backed by the Trump Administration and was passed yesterday in a 229-197 vote, with no democrat in favor and 4 representatives not voting at all.  H.R. 1180- Working Families Flexibility Act H.R. 1180 amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to give private-sector employees the…

Learn Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes on American Diabetes Association’s 29th Annual Alert Day®

Knowing your risk for type 2 diabetes can be the life-changing wakeup call needed for millions of Americans ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 29 million Americans have diabetes; of those, nearly 8 million don’t know they have the disease. Today marks the American Diabetes Association’s (Association) 29th annual Alert Day, an opportunity to sound the alarm about the prevalence and risks of type 2 diabetes by asking Americans to take the Association’s Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The free, anonymous risk test only takes a minute to complete…

Under Construction For 24 Hours

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–March 23, 2017– Monkey Man Media has undergone site changes due to switch in web hosts. Email is currently unavailable. Due to few technical difficulties, communication and some features of MMM will be unavailable until Saturday, March 25th 2017. However, MMM is still available on Apple News for iOS users. Apologies for any inconvenience this cause.  

US Ban Electronic Devices From 9 Muslim Countries

The Trump administration has banned all electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from carry-on luggage from 8 countries. In an effort to fight terrorism, the ban is recommended by administration to due “innovative methods” of terrorists from middle-eastern countries to cause turmoil in the US. Tablets, game devices, laptops, e-readers cameras and portable DVD players are among devices now prohibited from flights. Medical devices are exempt from this rule. The countries affected are Kuwait, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The US issued a…

Why is Louisiana Losing a “Football Field” Worth of Land Per Hour?

According to Tulane University New Orleans, the state of Louisiana is losing approximately 1 football field worth of land every hour due to natural processes and human activity. Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Geology professor at Tulane, told factcheck.org, “Estimates vary a bit, but by and large the one football field per hour metaphor is very reasonable.” According to the US Geological Survey in 2011, the coastal wetlands of Louisiana is the 7th largest delta in the world, yet is losing 16.5 miles per year, equating to 1 football field per hour. Louisiana…