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  • One-third of the way through Obama's term, are Americans tiring of a legislator as president?

    06/17/2010 7:35:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies · 1,051+ views
    l.a. times ^ | 6/17/10 | Andrew Malcolm
    American voters have taken many zigs and zags over the years when choosing their country's chief executive. But one of the amazing consistencies is: They prefer chief executives in the executive office. Five of the last six presidents have been executives -- four governors and one sitting vice president. The only exception is the current incumbent, Barack Obama, who as his bipartisan critics tried to point out in 2007-08, had never even run a candy store, let alone a country. He was a law lecturer, a state senator and, briefly, a U.S. senator. He is one of only three sitting...
  • Nearly One-Third of Doctors Could Leave Medicine if Health-Care Reform Bill Passes, New England Jo.

    03/16/2010 10:52:33 AM PDT · by Nachum · 90 replies · 1,830+ views
    cns news ^ | 3/16/10 | Christopher Neefus
    ( - Nearly one-third of all practicing physicians may leave the medical profession if President Obama signs current versions of health-care reform legislation into law, according to a survey published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The survey, which was conducted by the Medicus Firm, a leading physician search and consulting firm based in Atlanta and Dallas, found that a majority of physicians said health-care reform would cause the quality of American medical care to “deteriorate” and it could be the “final straw” that sends a sizeable number of doctors out of medicine.
  • Hizbullah offered one-third of new Lebanese government

    09/07/2009 8:16:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies · 246+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 9/7/09 | ap
    Hizbullah will take 10 of 30 seats in a proposed list for a new national unity government submitted to Lebanese president Michel Suleiman. Prime minister-designate Saad Hariri said Monday that the Western-backed parliamentary majority would get 15 seats out of the 30-member Cabinet. The Hizbullah-led parliamentary minority would get 10 seats, while the president would choose the remaining five seats.
  • CIA Restricts One-Third of U.S. Senate WMD Report

    06/15/2004 6:38:43 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 153+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | 6/15/04 | Tabassum Zakaria - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The CIA (news - web sites) has decided that about one-third of a U.S. Senate report criticizing prewar intelligence on Iraq (news - web sites) contains secret information that should not be released to the public, intelligence sources said on Tuesday. After reviewing the roughly 400 pages for classified data, the intelligence agency returned the report to the Senate Intelligence Committee with brackets around 30 percent to 40 percent of the contents to signal the information was secret, intelligence sources said. The report examines the intelligence on Iraq before the U.S.-led invasion last year, including estimates that...