The Swedish ladder, or stall bar, was custom-ordered from Maine, the 8-foot-long kickboxing bag in “yummy brown” caramel leather shipped from New Zealand, and Smith designed and installed a climbing wall made with natural wood holds. Everything down to the customized neutral color of the TRX strap and the rustic tone of the battle ropes was considered. … [Read more...] about A unique housing solution in the tough L.A. market: Make her gym her home
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If we want good jobs and a bright economic future for ourselves and for our kids, we must replace ObamaCare. That is my mission, that is our work, and I'm asking the people of America to join me. If you don't want the course that President Obama has put us on, if you want, instead, a course that the founders envisioned, then join me in this effort. Help us. Help us defeat ObamaCare. Help us defeat the liberal agenda that makes government too big, too intrusive, and that's killing jobs across this great country. … [Read more...] about TRANSCRIPT: Romney remarks on high court ruling upholding Obama health care law
For the Taliban, the successful completion of the truce and Afghanistan peace talks would give the militants a shot at international legitimacy, which they lacked at the time they ran the country and gave Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida associates safe haven. … [Read more...] about Trump express optimism for US peace deal with Taliban
Perhaps most consequentially, the Culinary Workers Union — which is 60,000 members strong and a powerhouse in state politics — remained neutral. The union’s leadership did, however, make known its opposition to “Medicare for all,” one of Sanders’ signature proposals and a plan embraced by Warren, fearing its implementation would take away the gold-plated healthcare benefits the union spent years negotiating and securing for its members. … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, with Joe Biden running a distant second
Maybe you’re apathetic about swine flu. Maybe you’re just like, “I am a healthy New Yorker who goes to the gym six days a week, and I’m not going to let some hick virus that probably grew up on a farm take me down.” Or perhaps you’re like, “Whatever will be, will be.” Or maybe you’re just thinking, Well, if I get it, at least I won’t have to go to work for a few days, in which case :(. But you’d better start caring. Because this swine flu means business. It is not afraid of anyone or anything. How do we know this? Because it’s already taken down some of America’s strongest, most important, most indefatigable personalities: celebrities. … [Read more...] about What Do Marilyn Manson and Rachel Maddow Have in Common?