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Medicare Reformer Offers his Resignation

Medicare: Why A Medicare Reformer Resigned? A Medicare reformer recently offered his resignation. Medicare pays up to 80% of what private insurance companies pay doctors in the United States.

Apr 23 2014, 8:22am CDT

Immigration Services Made Extra-Lenient by Obama

Immigration Services Made Extra-Lenient by Obama The Obama administration has made immigration services extra-lenient for families of immigrants. What this means is that those facing hardship will be able to quickly change their status from illegal immigrants to legal American citizens in the blink of an eye.

Feb 18 2014, 6:14am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

Davos Dispatch: Tech Titans On Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform

Tech Titans Talk Life-Changing Gadgets And NSA Reform in Davos Tech titans took the stage on the first morning at the World Economic Forum for a panel focused on changes in the digital landscape: bandwidth, privacy, data and business transformation. The speakers were Randall...

Jan 22 2014, 4:12am CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmarole comes during a time when the federal government and the state department are E-filing.

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

Medicare Cuts May Prove Detrimental

Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to occur as various medical insurance schemes via for funds.

Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) — The top cybersecurity officer for the Health and Human Services Department said he was...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts

Even U.S. Banks Must Aid IRS Hunt For Offshore Accounts Banks worldwide may not like FATCA, the massive American disclosure law. But most banks everywhere are still lining up to comply. After all, if foreign banks don’t hand over American account holder details, they can...

Jan 16 2014, 12:56am CST

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Major change unlikely despite open-Internet ruling Court's ruling against open-Internet rules won't mean major changes to access NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect major changes to how you access your favorite websites and services despite a federal appeals...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26pm CST

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Appeals court sets aside Internet rules Appeals court sets aside government regulations designed to ensure equal access to Internet WASHINGTON (AP) — In a setback for the Obama administration's goal of Internet openness, a federal appeals court...

Jan 14 2014, 1:26pm CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who habitually defraud the government.  I bet it would be off-the-charts positive, as they look for...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected' On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that healthy and young people don’t think Obamacare’s insurance plans are a good deal for them....

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

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Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST

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Government moves to appeal surveillance ruling Government lawyers appeal ruling that threatens NSA phone surveillance program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved Friday to ask the secretive U.S. spy court to allow the National Security...

Jan 3 2014, 2:56pm CST

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You

Protecting Your Privacy From Corporations, The Government And You Thanks in part to Edward Snowden’s revelations of NSA snooping, privacy was a dominant theme in 2013 and will continue to be in 2014. To me, there are three major sources of risk when it comes to privacy: corporations,...

Dec 31 2013, 4:41pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

How Many Healthy People Are Signing Up For Obamacare? The White House Won't Say

How Many Healthy People Are Signing Up For Obamacare? The White House Won't Say On Sunday, the Obama administration announced that a total of 1.1 million Americans have signed up for health insurance coverage on Obamacare’s federally-run exchange at Healthcare.gov. While that number falls well...

Dec 30 2013, 2:01am CST

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ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He won’t actually be using it because he already receives dandy federal government coverage, as...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

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In 2008, PolitiFact's 2013 'Lie Of The Year,' That You Could Keep Your Health Plan Under Obamacare, It As Rated 'True' On December 12, the self-appointed guardians of truth and justice at PolitiFact named President Obama’s infamous promise—that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep it”—its 2013 “Lie of the Year.” An...

Dec 27 2013, 1:16pm CST

Obamacare's Accountable Medicare Effort Gathers Steam

Obamacare's Accountable Medicare Effort Gathers Steam A new health care delivery system that rewards doctors and hospitals for working together to improve quality continues to gather momentum in the Medicare health insurance program for the elderly. The Obama...

Dec 23 2013, 11:46am CST

Why The U.S. Needed Obamacare's Website Debacle

Why The U.S. Needed Obamacare's Website Debacle In today’s New York Times, Michael D. Shear and Annie Lowrey wrote about an issue as critical to the American future as many fiscal and social policies: The government’s I.T. problem. Like many Americans, I watched in...

Dec 23 2013, 9:06am CST

Obama Slows Deportations In 2013

Obama Slows Deportations In 2013 Deportations are down. During the 2013 fiscal year, the Obama administration deported 368,644 foreigners, a 10 percent drop from the number of migrants deported in 2012. Total, over the course of President Obama’s time...

Dec 23 2013, 7:46am CST

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David Brooks: A Pseudo-Conservative Exposes Himself (Again) If his December 16 New York Times column, “Strengthen the Presidency,” is any indication, faux-conservative David Brooks has been hitting the spiked Christmas eggnog early and hard. Or maybe, as we’ve seen before, when...

Dec 23 2013, 7:46am CST

Financial Repression From The Obama Administration: How Savers May Be Forced To Buy Federal Debt

Financial Repression From The Obama Administration: How Savers May Be Forced To Buy Federal Debt By William Tucker As still another showdown over the national debt looms, some experts are concerned that the Obama Administration is poised to begin forcing Americans to stock their retirement accounts with low-return...

Dec 23 2013, 7:16am CST

Obama to Health Insurance Companies: Merry Christmas. Now, Drop Dead.

Obama to Health Insurance Companies: Merry Christmas. Now, Drop Dead. Insurance is a complicated product. Even President Obama figured that out. Hundreds of highly trained actuaries spend thousands of hours assembling risk pools to determine premium levels, underwriting standards, and ...

Dec 23 2013, 5:36am CST

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 25, December 23, 2013  In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, foibles, fake news and real news related to the oil and...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21pm CST

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged As a presumed constitutional scholar, Barack Obama should know that while a president has authority to check the Legislative Branch by recommending legislation to be passed by Congress, or through presidential veto, he...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21am CST

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The U.S. Government Wants To Rank Our Colleges. Why? The U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, has come up with a plan to produce official government rankings of our universities. The plan was announced this past August, and over the past month, the Obama...

Dec 22 2013, 7:31am CST

Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous?

Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous? Senators Sherrod Brown (D.-Ohio) and Patrick J. Toomey (R.-Pa.) just held the first of a series of hearings asking experts how to improve retirement security, and their prescriptions are to expand Social Security...

Dec 20 2013, 1:47pm CST

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Verizon to publish data on phone records requests Verizon says it will publish data on numbers of law enforcement requests it got this year WASHINGTON (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. says it will publish information on the number of requests for...

Dec 20 2013, 8:36am CST

Internet Giants Jointly Urge Government to Reform Surveillance Policy

Internet Giants Jointly Urge Government to Reform Surveillance Policy About eight Internet giants jointly urged the US government to reform its surveillance policy. After Edward Snowden’s whistle blowing activities and the NSA/PRISM scandal, this is the least the Obama administration can do.

Dec 9 2013, 8:35am CST

Top Gun Female Character was Inspired by Christine Fox

Top Gun Inspiration Christine Fox is Now Highest Ranking Female The female protagonist of the movie Top Gun was inspired by Christine Fox. The female character “Kelly McGillis” in the film Top Gun is based upon the newly-appointed Deputy Defense Secretary.

Dec 5 2013, 6:04am CST

Obama Administration to Look into Facial Recognition Technology

Obama Administration to Look into Facial Recognition Technology The American government is to look into the matter of facial recognition technology. Especially, the Obama administration wants to scrutinize its consequences after privacy activists voiced their concerns about this powerful form of identification.

Dec 4 2013, 9:43am CST

Obamacare Delayed from October to November

Obamacare Delayed from October to November Pushing back the 2014 start date set for Obamacare 2015 enrollment from October 15 to November 15 may be a ploy or just a coincidence. Whatever the case, the crucial 2015 Obamacare enrollment timing has been delayed and that cannot be changed.

Nov 23 2013, 4:07am CST

Obama Wants to Ban Cellphone Unlocking

Obama Wants to Ban Cellphone Unlocking WikiLeaks sure has taken the world by storm. Recently, TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) was a case in point where the Obama administration’s hypocrisy was uncovered for all to see. Obama claims to support cellphone unlocking while he actually wants to ban it.

Nov 19 2013, 3:15am CST