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  • Obamacare may need a taxpayer bailout: Ex-HHS head

    11/19/2013 7:53:41 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 53 replies
    The rollout of Obamacare has been "absolutely chaotic," said Tommy Thompson, who served as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary under George W. Bush. But worse, he added, the new law is flawed and needs dramatic changes. "It's actuarially unsound," the former Republican governor of Wisconsin said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Tuesday. "If you don't have the healthy young people involved, ... Obamacare cannot function. It's going to require a huge infusion of tax dollars or huge cuts." One of the cornerstones of the new health-care law is that healthy young people will pay for medical insurance that they...
  • Garfield Heights,OH Shortens School Day, Parents Blame Voters

    01/17/2012 6:51:34 PM PST · by EBH · 81 replies
    Fox 8 News ^ | 1/17/12 | Emily Valdez
    As of Tuesday, programs like elementary music, art and physical education are gone and libraries are closed. School days are shortened to just 5 1/2 hours -- leaving kids less time for instruction, and working parents scrambling. "What are kids gonna do with that big window of time when their parents are still working and all that idle time that they still have, to do God knows what?" parent Jeff Bodziony said. Hot school lunches are also thing of the past. In fact, lunch is a thing of the past. Students used to have lunch in the noon hour. Instead...

    04/08/2011 5:59:12 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 89 replies
    What to Expect from a Government Shutdown So there is the possibility of a government shutting down coming up. The Democrats seem to want it because they think it will be politically advantageous, but those guys would support a Nazi invasion of the U.S. if they thought politically advantageous to them. Still, I think maybe the government shutdown would be a good thing. I mean, if we just shut the whole thing down, that’s basically the only way to ensure we don’t spend anymore money. And maybe we can just declare bankruptcy on the federal government and forget all...
  • Sharif El-Gamal, developer of Ground Zero mosque, evicted from SoHo office for racking up back rent

    09/15/2010 4:03:25 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 2 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 9/15/10 | JAMES FANELLI
    The developer of the Ground Zero mosque is being bounced from his SoHo office, the Daily News has learned. Sharif El-Gamal, who runs the real estate firm Soho Properties and is heading the project two blocks from Ground Zero, was slapped with eviction proceedings last month after tallying up $39,000 in back rent, a Manhattan Housing Court filing shows.
  • Poor California: No money and no leadership (only one candidate talking about budget.. Tom Campbell)

    11/22/2009 10:28:01 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 847+ views
    LA Times ^ | 11/22/09 | Cathleen Decker
    In the new movie "2012," whose video trailers were bombarding television airwaves last week, the world as we know it gives way three years hence under a siege of floods, eruptions, undulating continents and earthquakes. In other words, it's not much different from what is happening in California, fiscally speaking, except that the state will be lucky to hang on that long. To recap: the state's chief budget analyst reported last week that California faces a $21-billion deficit through the next fiscal year. For the two budget years after that, deficits will total $44 billion more, the analyst said. Those...
  • Campaign Donation Solicitation Call from the State Republicans

    02/10/2009 1:54:39 PM PST · by Danae · 15 replies · 319+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 2/10/2009 | Danae
    Just got a call from the State Republicans..... they wanted money. I told to poor guy on the phone, NO WAY, not till the GOP comes up with a REAL Conservative Candidate. No part of the GOP is gonna get a DIME from me with A$$es in the Senate like Collins, Specter and Snowe. FORGET IT. I had to hang up on the guy, I feel a bit bad, but they are NOT gonna get a dime out of me and arguing about how they can't recruit with out my money, yea, NOT BUYIN IT. Grrrrrrrrrr
  • Russia defence spending to grow 27 percent in '09: Putin

    09/16/2008 8:52:05 AM PDT · by Grzegorz 246 · 13 replies · 348+ views
    Reuters ^ | 16 September 2008 | Writing by Oleg Shchedrov; Editing by Christian Lowe
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defence spending will grow by 27 percent in 2009, Interfax news agency quoted Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as saying on Tuesday. "Nearly 2.4 trillion roubles ($94.12 billion) will be allocated for the needs of national defence and security (in 2009)," Interfax quoted Putin as saying. "This is an increase of 27 percent."
  • Can Tasini Pull a Lamont? (Will Hillary debate her NY antiwar challenger?)

    08/14/2006 6:59:22 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies · 688+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | 8/14/06 | Geoffrey Gray
    Can Tasini Pull a Lamont?Underdog Hillary challenger thinks so, even if nobody else does; in basement HQ, he wonders why voters don’t see the parallels with Lieberman. By Geoffrey Gray Jonathan Tasini is walking the wrong way down Fifth Avenue. It’s just past noon the day after antiwar insurgent Ned Lamont beat stubbornly pro-war Joe Lieberman in Connecticut, and it ought to be the biggest day of Tasini’s campaign yet, since he’s been sounding the same themes against Hillary Clinton. He’d put this trip to the New York Public Library on his schedule, but the media didn’t seem to care...
  • Border Money Bypasses Arizona

    07/31/2005 2:22:46 PM PDT · by DumpsterDiver · 14 replies · 408+ views
    East Valley Tribune ^ | July 31, 2005 | Mark Flatten
    Technology needed to guard against terrorist infiltration is not reaching the Arizona border, and a top regional official with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says the reason is federal bureaucrats have misspent money reserved for that purpose. As much as $60 million that Congress approved for wireless communications technology used by federal security agencies has been spent on bureaucratic expenses that have nothing to do with the program, said Charles Cape, the zone manager for the agency's wireless initiative in the Southwest, which includes Arizona. That has left the nation's southern border vulnerable and hindered efforts to ensure all...
  • In Era of Credit Cards & ATMs, There's an Old Way to Get What You Want - Barter

    07/05/2005 2:03:44 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 3 replies · 359+ views
    AP ^ | 7-5-05 | Calvin Woodward
    FLOYD, Va. (AP) - They came to Floyd to get back to the land, to be alone, to find community, or to make music. They fit in here because they didn't quite fit in anywhere else. Here the counterculture met the mountain culture and something unique was born. The two lifestyles had something in common, lack of money. The locals wanted it but didn't have it. The newcomers with the tie-dyed shirts didn't care much about the dollar - some despised it - but, like everyone else, they had to pay the bills. So together they took something ancient and...
  • 300 expelled from California High School (Sunnyvale)

    04/05/2005 12:03:05 PM PDT · by television is just wrong · 59 replies · 2,682+ views
    SUNNYVALE (KRON) -- Some 300 students heading into one of the five high schools in the Fremont Union High School district were sent home early and for good Monday. "We asked them to come to the office, we called their parents and told them they don't go to school here anymore," said Superintendent Steve Rowley. The school district is enforcing a policy that limits enrollment to only those students who can prove that they live in the district. In the past, looser enforcement has allowed parents from as far away as Milpitas, Fremont, and South San Jose to do whatever...
  • Working People Enjoy Summer Holidays in DPRK

    08/18/2004 4:10:06 AM PDT · by yonif · 6 replies · 339+ views
    Pyongyang, August 17 (KCNA) -- Workers and office employees of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are enjoying summer holidays at rest homes together with their families. Nearly twenty reconstructed rest homes in Sokam, Lake Sohung, Onpho, Kuam and other scenic spots have received holiday-makers. The holiday-makers at the Onpho Rest Home in Kyongsong County, North Hamgyong Province, and the Majon Rest Home in Hamhung City, South Hamgyong Province, are playing various kinds of sports games and amusements and swimming and boating in the sea. The Kuam Rest Home in Hwayang-ri, Chongdan County, South Hwanghae Province, has also opened the...
  • Nancy Grace on CNN: No evidence of salt water on Scott Peterson's boat!

    02/13/2003 6:39:49 PM PST · by Partisan Hack · 196 replies · 1,623+ views
    CNN | CNN
    This is huge. It means that Scott's boat was NEVER LAUNCHED.
  • Donations for that Clinton "Dream" Library just aren't pouring in...

    06/08/2002 10:04:02 PM PDT · by Registered · 19 replies · 245+ views
    Registered ^ | 06-09-02 | Registered