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Kentucky’s Senator McConnell Supports Bill to Raise Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

Seeking re-election to a seventh term, the senator cited the rise in teenage vaping as a reason to curtail sales of tobacco and other products.
Tags: News, Kentucky, E-cigarettes, Mitch, Altria Group Inc, Reynolds, McConnell, Law and Legislation, Medicine and Health, Smoking and Tobacco, Teenagers and Adolescence, R J, Tobacco Co, Juul Labs Inc, Your-feed-science


Senator McConnell, a Tobacco Ally, Supports Raising Age to Buy Cigarettes

Seeking re-election to a seventh term, the senator cited the rise in teenage vaping as a reason to curtail sales of tobacco and other products.
Tags: News, E-cigarettes, Mitch, Altria Group Inc, Reynolds, McConnell, Law and Legislation, Medicine and Health, Smoking and Tobacco, Teenagers and Adolescence, R J, Tobacco Co, Juul Labs Inc, Your-feed-science


Editorial Observer: Trump’s Nominees: Too Much Even for the Die-Hards

Some are spectacularly unqualified, others so extreme as to alienate the president’s most conservative enablers.
Tags: News, Senate, Graham, Nielsen, Mitch, Miller, Trump, Lindsey, Moore, Cain, Herman, Homeland Security Department, McConnell, Kobach, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


Mitch McConnell, Never a Grandstander, Learns to Play by Trump’s Rules

The Senate majority leader, a tactician with few social graces, is learning to manage President Trump, even if he lacks the bonhomie that the president so craves.
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Mitch, Trump, Mick, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mulvaney, Presidential Election of 2020


Ousted MoviePass cofounder Stacy Spikes breaks his silence on the startup's whirlwind rise and crash to financial reality

In his first major interview since being fired by the company in 2018, MoviePass cofounder Stacy Spikes opened up to Business Insider about creating the startup and what led to his exit. Spikes talked about the game-changing innovations that made MoviePass possible, including creating a geolocation mapping system from scratch in 90 days with a team of five. He spoke about the heartbreak after AMC Theatres walked away from making MoviePass a partner after a successful trial run. Spikes also exp...
Tags: Europe, New York, Boston, Amc, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, Aol, Manhattan, Studio Movie Grill, John, Amc Theatres, Terry Gilliam, WeWork


Center Rock buys Merit

Center Rock Capital Partners has acquired Spartanburg, South Carolina-based Merit, a distributor of paint sundries, flooring products and related installation supplies. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE CHICAGO, IL and BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — April 4, 2019 — Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired The Merit Distribution Group, LLC (“Merit”), a leading national distributor of paint sundries, flooring products, and related installa...
Tags: Australia, Americas, Trends, North America, Mitch, Midwest, Spartanburg South Carolina, Merit, PE Deals, Consumer/Retail, Center Rock Capital Partners, Center Rock Capital Partners LP, Center Rock, Ian Kirson, Merit Distribution Group LLC, EJ Welch


PE-backed Applebee’s franchisee RMH taps Blocher as president

RMH Franchise Corporation, which is backed by ACON Investments, has named Mitch Blocher as president. Currently, Blocher is chief financial officer at RMH, a role he will continue to hold in addition to his new duties as president. RMH Franchise is the second-largest Applebee‘s franchisee in the world with 135 locations. PRESS RELEASE ATLANTA, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ACON Investments names current RMH Franchise Corporation Chief Financial Officer, Mitch Blocher, President. Blocher will reta...
Tags: Trends, People, Latin America, Mitch, Deloitte Touche, Applebee, PE, Leadership Team, ACON, Auntie Anne, ACON Investments, Blocher, RMH, RMH Franchise Corporation, Mitch Blocher, Currently Blocher


Sure, Let’s Make the Senate Even Less Deliberative

Republicans muscle through a rules change to shorten debate on nominations, further eroding the influence of the minority party.
Tags: News, Senate, Harry, Mitch, Reid, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Filibusters and Debate Curbs


Senate Republicans Go ‘Nuclear’ to Speed Up Trump Confirmations

For the third time since 2013, the Senate majority has changed the chamber’s rules on its own, this time to compress the time for debate on Trump nominees.
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch, Trump, McConnell, Law and Legislation, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Filibusters and Debate Curbs


Senate Republicans Go ‘Nuclear’ to Speed Trump Confirmations

For the third time since 2013, the Senate majority has changed the chamber’s rules on its own, this time to compress the time for debate on Trump nominees.
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch, Trump, McConnell, Law and Legislation, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Filibusters and Debate Curbs




Editorial Observer: Where’s Your Climate Plan, Mr. McConnell?

The Senate Republican leader staged a sham vote on a Democratic climate change resolution, embarrassing only himself.
Tags: News, Senate, Global Warming, Mitch, Democratic Party, McConnell, Green New Deal


Ducks rookie Max Jones relieved after first NHL goal

ANAHEIM — Max Jones accepted a pass from Ducks teammate Josh Manson in their own end of the ice Friday at Honda Center. Jones skated the puck out of trouble and into the neutral zone as the final seconds ticked down. He picked up speed and then shouldered his way past an opponent. Jones, a 21-year-old left wing, raced into the attacking zone, shifted the puck one way and then another before unleashing a shot that beat goaltender Carey Price and hit the back of the net with 11 seconds remaining i...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Ncaa, Michigan, NHL, Honda, Ducks, Jones, Anaheim-ducks, Mitch, Max, Cincinnati, Philadelphia Flyers, Anaheim, ECHL


Only One Roadblock on the Road to Reform: Mitch McConnell

Why no vote on the House-passed ethics and election reform bill, Mr. Senate Leader? “Because I get to decide what we vote on.”
Tags: News, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Campaign Finance, Mitch, McConnell, Corruption (Institutional, H.R. 1


House Passes Democrats’ Centerpiece Anti-Corruption and Voting Rights Bill

The bill, which aims to decrease barriers to the ballot box and clean up corruption in Washington, comes with a raft of amendments — including implicit rebukes of President Trump.
Tags: News, Washington, House, House Of Representatives, Bill, Campaign Finance, Nancy, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, Raskin, McConnell, Pressley, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government


House to Vote on Democrats’ Legislative Centerpiece

The bill, which aims to decrease barriers to the ballot box and clean up corruption in Washington, comes with a raft of amendments — including implicit rebukes of President Trump.
Tags: News, Washington, House, House Of Representatives, Campaign Finance, Nancy, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, Raskin, McConnell, Pressley, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


Inspired Memories – Mitch

With the sounds of crashing waves on Belongil Beach in Byron Bay, Britt & Mitch locked eyes and promised forever. In a whimsical, love filled ceremony, Mitch recalls the moment he will cherish for eternity.  “The most memorable moment was when I first caught eyes with Britt as she came over a small rise walking down the aisle. Before I met Britt I never thought that it was possible for me to find someone that I truly and completely loved. Continue reading Inspired Memories – Mitch
Tags: Wedding, Mitch, Britt, GROOM, Inspired Memories, Belongil Beach, Byron Bay Britt Mitch


Marchand weighs in on Marner's contract negotiations with Maple Leafs

Mitch Marner and the Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to put their contract negotiations on hold until the off-season.But that won't stop Brad Marchand of the rival Boston Bruins from weighing in.Marner had a goal and two assists in Toronto's 6-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday night, bringing his points total for the season up to 81. Tweets from the NHL's public relations department noted that Marner became the first Maple Leafs player to reach the 80-point mark in a season ...
Tags: London, News, US, Toronto, Vancouver, NHL, Calgary Flames, Mitch, Boston Bruins, Auston Matthews, Brad Marchand, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Matthews, AAV, Phil Kessel


Mitch in Valle

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Trump’s Grip Shows Signs of Slipping as Senate Prepares to Block Wall Emergency

Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, conceded that he could not stop the Senate from overturning President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
Tags: News, Senate, Mitch McConnell, Collins, Mitch, Rand, Trump, PAUL, Lisa, Murkowski, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Susan M, Constitution (US, War and Emergency Powers (US


After Cohen, Republicans Are Now Trump’s Fixers

G.O.P. lawmakers who started by making excuses for the president’s most repulsive personal traits have now moved on to bedrock principles. They are headed for a reckoning.
Tags: News, United States, Republican Party, Mitch, Trump, Cohen, McConnell, Trump Organization, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


A Million Little Things Finale Recap: Barbara Morgan (and More) Revealed! Plus: EP Teases Season 2 Mystery

Hold onto those celebratory cigars: A Million Little Things‘ Season 1 finale offers up many developments for the Friends of Jon, but a new baby isn’t one of them. Which isn’t to say that Delilah doesn’t go into labor during the hour — her water breaks, and her labor coach/bestie Regina is right there to help her through. But the episode goes to black before we see the child come into the world. On a related note: Even though Rome comes to the decision over the hour that he does want children, ...
Tags: Boston, Religion, Uncategorized, Spain, Rome, Dave, House Of Cards, Logan Airport, Maggie, Eddie, Mitch, American Airlines, Delilah, Pj, Gary, Sophie


14th Anniversary Of Mitch’s Blog; Who I Am, What I Do

Today is the 14th year that I’ve been writing on this blog. Since I took a moment for myself for my 13th anniversary, I’ll bypass that for now because it’s a bit too ingratiating to do it two years in a row; at least that’s how I see it. Most of the time when I […]
Tags: Leadership, Diversity, Health Care, Mitch, Self Employment, General Business


Hanna-Barbera's 'The Banana Splits' to return as a horror movie

Doesn't take a lot for me to imagine that creepy dancing Fleegle killing folks. Bloody Disgusting: In a bizarre move that was surely inspired by the success of Five Nights at Freddy’s, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Syfy are bringing back the characters from Hanna-Barbera’s variety program “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour” for… a horror movie?! As reported by Deadline, kid-friendly (originally, at least) animal characters Bingo, Fleegle, Drooper and Snorky will return in an original...
Tags: Post, Video, News, Austin, Rebecca, Mitch, Harley, Freddy, Beth, Hanna Barbera, Warner Bros Home Entertainment, Creepy Kid Shows, Its just my childhood you are messing with, Bingo Fleegle Drooper, Snorky, Blue Ribbon Content Warner Bros Television Group


The Banana Splits: Hanna-Barbera Series Revived as Horror Movie

The Banana Splits: Hanna-Barbera series revived as horror movie It’s not April 1st just yet, but Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and SYFY have announced that the cult kids program The Banana Splits will return as an original movie …but with a horror twist. The film will bring back the classic characters first introduced to audiences in 1968 with The Banana Splits Adventure Hour variety program. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; P...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Austin, Rebecca, Mitch, Harley, Creek, Beth, Hanna Barbera, Warner Bros Home Entertainment, ComingSoon, The banana splits, Dani Kind Wyonna Earp, Beth Finlay Wojtak Hissong, Harley Romeo Carere, Jed Elinoff Scott Thomas Raven


How Mitch McConnell Enables Trump

He’s not an institutionalist. He’s the man who surrendered the Senate to the president.
Tags: Elections, News, Obama, Senate, Citizens United, Republican Party, Campaign Finance, Mitch, Barack, Trump, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Filibusters and Debate Curbs, Democracy (Theory and Philosophy


Trump’s Attempt to Circumvent Congress Leaves Uneasy Senate Republicans With Hard Choice

It remains to be seen whether Senate Republicans will act collectively to try to stop the president or how far into uncharted territory they are willing to follow him.
Tags: News, Senate, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, Collins, Mitch, Trump, Lee, Capito, Emanuel, Trent, Shelby, Gardner, McConnell, Rahm, Lott


Key Takeaways From Trump’s Decision to Use a National Emergency to Build a Border Wall

President Trump has set a course to deliver on a core promise to his supporters, a border wall with Mexico. But the path he chose, declaring a national emergency, is perilous.
Tags: News, Mexico, United States, Republican Party, Nancy, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, McConnell, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Border Barriers


Trump’s Face-Saving Way Out of Crisis Raises Fears Over Rule of Law

Declaring a national emergency over a border wall lets the president avoid another damaging shutdown while not surrendering. But it could do long-term damage, experts say.
Tags: News, Law, Senate, Mitch, Trump, McConnell, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Supreme Court (US, Presidents and Presidency (US, Border Barriers, Disasters and Emergencies