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Pretty Clear How the President Feels about Insurance Subsidies

Pretty Clear How the President Feels about Insurance Subsidies

on October 19, 2017, 6:41 AM / in National News

President Trump on Wednesday suggested he will oppose a bipartisan deal to help stabilize ObamaCare, reversing comments he made one day earlier. Trump wrote on Twitter that he was “supportive” of the deal’s architect, Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), as well as the Senate process, but said he would “never support bailing out” insurance companies, saying they “have made a fortune” under ObamaCare. Trump […]

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Massive criminal conspiracy unravels: Hillary Clinton took $145M from Russians to sell out the U.S. uranium supply to America’s enemies (and the FBI knew all along)

Massive criminal conspiracy unravels: Hillary Clinton took $145M from Russians to sell out the U.S. uranium supply to America’s enemies (and the FBI knew all along)

on October 19, 2017, 6:30 AM / in International News, National News

 by: Mike Adams  |   Natural News (Natural News) We have truly reached the point in American history where criminal indictments need to be immediately leveled against James Comey, Loretta Lynch, Eric Holder, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, Robert Mueller and a dozen other high-ranking officials who are now known to have been complicit in one of the most treasonous criminal cover-ups in American […]

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NFL Announces Plans to ‘Promote Social Change and Address Inequalities in Our Communities’

on October 19, 2017, 6:16 AM / in National News

During my morning Trap Line run for news items I have all these thoughts that go thru my mind.  This morning (much to my surprise because I could care less about all these professional sports and their antics) I kept having this thought that I need to comment about all these so called *professional* players promoting the art of PROTEST […]

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Dow briefly rises over 23,000 for first time

Dow briefly rises over 23,000 for first time

on October 18, 2017, 9:42 AM / in International News, National News

The Dow Jones Industrial Average pierced the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, before edging back and closing just below it. The Dow got a lift from strong earnings from UnitedHealth and Johnson & Johnson that sent their stocks surging. The blue-chip index has gained 2.6 percent this month and logged three previous 1,000-point milestones already in 2017. […]

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What we happen to be reading this morning about HealthCare… No need to sale those Health Care Stocks….. They are still good

on October 18, 2017, 7:41 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Top U.S. health insurer to look at Trump ObamaCare alternatives (Bloomberg) UnitedHealth Group Inc., the U.S.’s biggest health insurer, said it’s excited about the the chance to sell health plans President Donald Trump is promoting as alternatives to Obamacare. Last week, Trump signed an executive order promoting short-term health insurance plans, “association health plans” for business owners who could band together, and […]

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GOP senators seek to repeal ObamaCare’s insurance mandate

GOP senators seek to repeal ObamaCare’s insurance mandate

on October 18, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News

Legislation introduced by two GOP senators would exempt certain people from ObamaCare’s requirement that everyone must purchase health insurance or pay a fine. Sens. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) called the law’s individual mandate “cruel” and said they want to exempt working class Americans from the requirement. The legislation would exempt anyone who earns less than the national median household income; lives […]

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And the Left Wants Another Option, “A Public Option”

And the Left Wants Another Option, “A Public Option”

on October 18, 2017, 7:26 AM / in National News

Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Tuesday introduced a bill to add a government-run “public option” plan to ObamaCare, modeled on Medicare. The plan, part of a long-running debate in the Democratic Party about how far to go in expanding government-run health insurance, would move ObamaCare to the left but does not go as far as Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) “Medicare for all” […]

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The Senate is Rounding up the Mules…. this one from the House

on October 18, 2017, 7:23 AM / in National News

The chairman of the powerful House Freedom Caucus said more work needs to be done to get conservatives to support a bipartisan Senate deal to extend critical ObamaCare payments to insurers, but he called it a starting point. “There are elements in the Alexander-Murray plan that we can build on, but much more work needs to be done,” Rep. Mark […]

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One Campaign Pledge We Could Do Without….

on October 18, 2017, 7:09 AM / in National News

President Trump on Tuesday appeared to signal support for a bipartisan deal to help stabilize ObamaCare.  Trump called the proposal “a short-term solution so that we don’t have this very dangerous little period” for insurance companies. The president spoke minutes after Senate Health Committee Chairman Lama Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced he and ranking member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) had reached an agreement to aid insurers. “They are working […]

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Alexander and Murray reach Deal to Move Funding to Insurers

Alexander and Murray reach Deal to Move Funding to Insurers

on October 18, 2017, 7:03 AM / in National News

Theft at the highest level Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said Tuesday that he and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) have reached a bipartisan deal that would extend payments to insurers under ObamaCare that President Trump said he was ending last week. The deal would extend the payments to insurers for two years and give states more flexibility to change ObamaCare rules. The negotiations had been […]

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Russian Infiltration Scandal Breaks…Hillary, Holder Approved…FBI, DOJ Buried

on October 18, 2017, 6:23 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

BY KIM SMITH   |    Conservative Tribune  It turns out there may be some truth to the Russia collusion story, but it happened on former President Barack Obama’s watch, and it has former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s fingerprints all over it. According to a report Tuesday in The Hill, a controversial Obama administration decision in 2010 to approve a deal that gave […]

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PRUITT TAKES ON ‘SUE AND SETTLE’ LITIGATION

on October 17, 2017, 9:00 AM / in National News

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt is cracking down on settlements with environmental groups. Pruitt rolled out a new policy Monday meant to add transparency and stakeholder input in the settlement process. He accused the Obama administration of using settlements on regulatory matters to collude with environmentalists and obligate the agency to write rules, thus thwarting the usual regulatory […]

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Trump Explains his Delay in Talking to the Families of Fallen Soldiers

on October 17, 2017, 8:57 AM / in National News

President Trump on Monday defended his delay in responding to the recent Army Green Beret deaths in Niger — and also claimed that former President Obama and other past presidents didn’t call the families of fallen soldiers. Trump made the remark at an impromptu press conference in the White House Rose Garden after being asked why he had not yet […]

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Pardon Power

on October 17, 2017, 8:49 AM / in History, National News

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, October 17, 2017. A few discerning readers noticed that the two events I cited in yesterday’s note (the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and an 1823 letter from James Monroe to Thomas Jefferson) actually occurred on today’s date, not October 16. Forgive me of that lapse. I was in San Francisco for the 1989 “Bay Bridge” World […]

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Federal Judge Reaffirms Tradition of Congressional Prayer

on October 17, 2017, 8:37 AM / in National News

Written by  Dave Bohon A federal judge has reaffirmed the constitutionality of prayer in the U.S. Congress, ruling that Supreme Court precedent undergirds the long tradition of prayer opening each congressional session, along with the House rules that govern the practice. The decision comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Daniel Barker, president of the atheist group Freedom from Religion […]

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Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Rightly Throwing It to Congress

on October 17, 2017, 8:35 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas In 2015, the United States and several other nations cut a deal with Iran, easing sanctions on the regime in exchange for increased monitoring of its nuclear development activities. The agreement was sold by the Obama administration as reducing the amount of nuclear fuel Iran could keep. It also extended the “breakout time” considered necessary for the […]

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McCain warns against rise of ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

McCain warns against rise of ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

on October 17, 2017, 8:26 AM / in International News, National News

The War Hawk speaks Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday warned against the rise of “half-baked, spurious nationalism” and called for strong American leadership on the world stage. McCain said that abandoning “the ideals we have advanced around the globe” and shirking from “our duty to remain ‘the last, best hope of Earth’ for the sake of some half-baked, spurious […]

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Trump vows to ‘look into’ drug czar nominee after report

on October 17, 2017, 8:23 AM / in National News

President Trump on Monday said he would look into a Washington Post/60 Minutes report that his drug czar nominee, Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), helped pass a bill weakening federal authority to prevent companies from distributing opioids. Trump said he would “make a change” if he discovers anything that is “1 percent negative to doing what we want to do,” suggesting he […]

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Florida governor declares state of emergency ahead of alt-right event

Florida governor declares state of emergency ahead of alt-right event

on October 17, 2017, 8:15 AM / in National News

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Monday declared a state of emergency for Alachua County ahead of a Thursday appearance at the University of Florida by alt-right leader Richard Spencer. The declaration clears the way to put the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the state Division of Emergency Management in charge of keeping order, with local police and other […]

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Trump urges bipartisan health-care deal

Trump urges bipartisan health-care deal

on October 17, 2017, 8:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

This is the one item we will never agree on…. The President did seek to replace but it was not something he was actively seeking…. Congress did not campaign on remove and replace, only remove. So remove the damn thing. President Trump this week urged Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) to push a short-term ObamaCare fix, although he insisted that the […]

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