Monthly Archives: February 2016

Rush Limbaugh Offers Theory on Why Trump Didn’t Disavow David Duke, KKK in Sunday Interview

“Let me throw a theory out there to you.”

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For Ethiopia’s famine survivors, new drought stirs hunger and fear

By Katy Migiro ESTAYISH, Ethiopia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When drought and pests decimated their farm in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara…

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Lebanon struggles to help Syrian refugees with mental health problems

By Dana Halawi BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Syrian refugee Fatmeh fled to safety in Lebanon in 2011 after militants raided the…

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Actor Michael C. Hall weds Morgan Macgregor in New York City

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael C. Hall is a newlywed.A spokesman for Hall says the former “Dexter” star married writer Morgan Macgregor on Monday…

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Monday’s Sports Scoreboard

All Times Eastern

National Basketball Association

Cleveland 26, Indiana 25 …

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This State Reported 20,000 Voters Left The Democratic Party. The Reason Why Will Make You Happy!

The American People are mad! They are tired of electing officials who get infected with the politics of the swamp that is Washington, DC. Donald Trump has tapped into that […]

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Q&A: Why KKK was at California park, how it turned violent

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A melee between KKK members and counter-protesters at a California park has gotten worldwide attention. Three people were…

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New CNN/ORC Poll Illuminates Current Standing of GOP Field — See Who Doubled Support Since January

Businessman Donald Trump continues to command a strong lead over his 2016 rivals for the Republican nomination, but Marco Rubio doubled his support since January, according to a national CNN/ORC poll published Monday.

Of the 427 Republicans surveyed…

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Trump rivals call for release of NY Times editorial board tape

By Emily Stephenson SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s rivals for the Republican presidential nomination urged him on Monday to ask the…

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For Republicans’ consideration while they’re making a plan for a plan to replace Obamacare

Here’s what House Republicans are up against in their planning to make a plan to replace Obamacare in the event they ever gain enough power to repeal it: Keeping all these people insured.

Bar chart showing percentage of all persons w/out health insurance coverage, 1997-2015

That’s part of an early release of data from the Centers for Disease Control National Health Survey.

For January-September 2015, the percentage uninsured at the time of interview was 9.1% (95%confidence interval = 8.71%–9.54%), which was lower than the 2014 estimate of 11.5%.

The percentage uninsured at the time of interview decreased from 16.0% in 2010 to 9.1% in January– September 2015.

It’s awfully hard to look at that nearly 20 years of data and argue that Obamacare didn’t work.

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