If American Healthcare Kills, European Healthcare Kills More

The moral argument for universal healthcare is simple: more people receiving medical care means fewer preventable deaths. If universal healthcare, such as single-payer, leads to less death, then it is obviously the superior moral choice. Politicians like Bernie Sanders will go a step further and claim that Republican legislation, in fact, kills people by reducing … Continue reading If American Healthcare Kills, European Healthcare Kills More

Here’s why a Flynn indictment is a legal nightmare for Trump

Word is former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will be indicted in the coming weeks. This one's a problem for Trump. Trump knew since Jan 4. Flynn was under criminal investigation for illegal ties to Turkey's dictator, but made him National Security Adviser anyway. The criminal investigation concerned Flynn secretly lobbying for Turkey while … Continue reading Here’s why a Flynn indictment is a legal nightmare for Trump

Statement from the KRG Council of Ministers on the proposed federal Iraqi budget

November 1, 2017 Mr. Haidar Abadi, Iraq's Prime Minister, stressed that the Kurdistan Region's people are full citizens and that he will not cause them harm. Moreover, he expressed the federal government's readiness to pay the salary of public servants in the Kurdistan Region.   The KRG Council of Ministers welcomes the initiative from Mr. … Continue reading Statement from the KRG Council of Ministers on the proposed federal Iraqi budget

Conservative Lawmakers Oppose Bill to ‘Bail Out Insurance Companies’

Conservative lawmakers say they oppose the Alexander-Murray health care legislation because it would bail out health insurance companies. The congressmen discussed the issue Tuesday at the monthly Conversations With Conservatives panel on Capitol Hill. The health care legislation was introduced by Sens. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., after multiple attempts by Senate Republicans … Continue reading Conservative Lawmakers Oppose Bill to ‘Bail Out Insurance Companies’

Former NPR CEO Spent Year with Trump Voters. He Was Stunned.

Ken Stern spent eight and a half years at NPR, first as the network’s Executive Vice President, then as its CEO. Then in 2016, spurred by why he called a deep fear that the red and blue division in America was tearing the nation apart, he did something extraordinary. “I decided to venture out from my overwhelmingly … Continue reading Former NPR CEO Spent Year with Trump Voters. He Was Stunned.

Senate Eyes Permanent Ban on Justice Department ‘Slush Fund’ for Political Friends

Legislation to codify the U.S. attorney general’s recent ban on diverting millions in legal settlements to outside groups is now in the Senate’s court, following last week’s House action. The Justice Department practice, widely criticized as a $1 billion “slush fund” benefiting liberal advocacy groups in the last 30 months of the Obama administration alone, … Continue reading Senate Eyes Permanent Ban on Justice Department ‘Slush Fund’ for Political Friends

7 Questions DoJ Must Answer About Uranium One and Hillary

While the media’s attention has shifted to the indictment of Paul Manafort, the Obama administration’s handling of the Uranium One “bribery plot” (as The Hill called it in a startling expose) raises serious, critical questions that must be answered about the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation. These questions can only be answered if Congress fulfills … Continue reading 7 Questions DoJ Must Answer About Uranium One and Hillary