Tag Archives: Obamacare

Immigration Fight, Iraq Buildup

Saturday, November 8, 2014

The New Deal: President Obama and Republican leaders knocked heads at lunch yesterday over immigration reform. The newly empowered congressional bosses warned Obama not to take executive action and the president said he would do exactly that if he is …

Unemployment Drops, Superstorm Coming

Friday, November 7, 2014

Econ 101: Just three days after an election that was taken as a vote of no confidence in President Obama’s stewardship, the Labor Department announced today that unemployment has fallen to 5.8 percent with an addition of 214,000 jobs in …

Investigators Arrive, When Pigs Fly

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ukraine: A team of international investigators finally reached the wreckage of Malaysia Flight 17 today, two weeks after it was brought down by a missile. They are expected to focus first on finding remains of the dead and collecting their …

Evidence of Shootdown, Healthcare Hit

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

MH17: The NY Times published photos of a piece of fuselage that shows perforations from shrapnel, indicating that the jet was hit with the fragmenting warhead of an SA-11 antiaircraft missile. It appears to be the first physical evidence of …

Religious Objection Wins, FB Lab Rats

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Supremes: The court edited a key provision of Obamacare this morning with a 5-4 majority saying an employer with religious objections does not have to provide free contraception under its healthcare plan. The ruling came in the case brought …

Heavy Fighting, Climate Change is Now

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Ukraine: Thirty-four rebels and four Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fighting to re-take the city of Sloviansk from pro-Russian gunmen. The fighting in Sloviansk has been the government’s biggest effort to reassert control in Eastern Ukraine as rebels control key …

Ukraine Deal, Everest Disaster

Friday, April 18, 2014

Ukraine: An agreement to cool the Ukraine crisis, including the withdrawal of armed protesters occupying government buildings, has been reached between the US, Russia, Ukraine and European countries. A joint statement says, “All illegal armed groups must be disarmed; all …

Chile Quake, Fast Food Fight

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Quake: An 8.2 magnitude earthquake and tsunami struck off the north coast Chile last night, resulting in six deaths and street flooding in some areas. Landslides blocked roads, power was knocked out, an airport was damaged, and fire destroyed several …

New Last Words, Possible Spy Trade

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Flight 370: The competence of Malaysian authorities is under question again after they gave a new version of the last words from Flight 370. They now say one of the pilots in the missing jet said, “Good night Malaysian three …

Koreas Exchange Fire, Search Goes On

Monday, March 31, 2014

Spring in Korea: About 100 Artillery shells from a North Korean live fire exercise landed in waters claimed by South Korea and the South Koreans returned fire, lobbing about 300 shells into northern waters. All the shells landed in the …