10 things you need to know today: December 5, 2014


Headlines for today … here they are!!

The Fifth Column

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The Week

The House slams Obama over immigration, NASA launches next-generation spacecraft, and more

1. House GOP slams Obama over immigration in symbolic vote
House Republicans on Thursday passed a bill chastising President Obama for his executive order potentially shielding more than four million undocumented immigrants from deportation. The legislation, drafted by Florida Tea Party star Rep. Ted Yoho, was symbolic, as the Democrat-controlled Senate will ignore it. But House leaders reportedly hoped the 219 to 197 vote would soothe conservatives enough that they won’t block a spending bill over the issue next week, and force a government shutdown. [The Washington Post]

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2. Garner protests sweep the U.S.
Protests spread from New York across the nation on Thursday in a second day of public outrage over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer for the chokehold death of…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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