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  • Trump issues executive order to lower Medicare drug prices for seniors

    09/13/2020 8:21:22 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 15 replies
    Just The News ^ | 9/13/20 | John Solomon
    President Trump on Sunday signed an executive order moving Medicare one step closer to a "most favored nation" drug pricing system, instructing the government health care program for seniors to develop and test paying the same drug prices as other developed countries with cost controls. "It is the policy of the United States that the Medicare program should not pay more for costly Part B or Part D prescription drugs or biological products than the most-favored-nation price," Trump's order declares. The memo defines the most-favored-nation price as "the lowest price, after adjusting for volume and differences in national gross domestic...
  • CDC Director: Coronavirus Death Toll Will Be ‘Much, Much, Much Lower’ than Projected

    04/07/2020 8:18:19 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 193 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/07/2020 | Joshua Caplan
    Appearing Monday on AM 1030 KVOI Radio, Dr. Robert Redfield, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), predicted that the death toll from the Chinese coronavirus will be “much, much, much lower” than the models have projected due to Americans following social distancing recommendations.
  • GOP primary: Jim Lower 49%; Justin Amash 33%

    06/11/2019 9:12:01 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 43 replies
    MIRS News ^ | June 12, 2019 | MIRS News
    2020 #MI03 Republican Primary: Jim Lower 49% (+16) Justin Amash 33% Practical Political Consulting 6/5-9
  • Justin Amash primary challenger: He 'has more in common with Rashida Tlaib’ than GOP voters

    05/21/2019 9:43:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 21, 2019 09:16 AM | Julio Rosas
    In the aftermath of Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., calling for President Trump to be impeached over the findings in Robert Mueller’s report from the special counsel’s investigation, he is now going to be facing a primary challenger. State Rep. Jim Lower announced his candidacy on Sunday. Speaking with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday, Lower further explained why he is running against the five-term congressman. […] “You know at this point, Justin Amash has more in common with Rashida Tlaib than he does the average Republican primary voter in the district. So, we are going beat him on this issue,...
  • Justin Amash, tea party star, earns primary challenge for backing impeachment

    05/20/2019 6:54:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | May 20, 2019 at 6:15 AM | Isaac Stanley-Becker
    Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan says he enlists social media to do something unusual: explain why he bucks his party in terms his constituents can understand. The 39-year-old Republican, who was the youngest member of the freshman class in 2011, states his approach succinctly: “I defend liberty and explain every vote here.” The simple formula has turned the libertarian, who rode into the House on the tea party wave, into something of a sensation. In 2012, the Independent Voter Network called Amash the “coolest member of Congress.” Amash’s latest decision — to state publicly that President Trump engaged in activity...

    03/18/2019 7:15:27 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 34 replies ^ | Mar 16, 2019 | Tom Elliott
    On Thursday I posted a clip of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) endorsing an effort from her colleague, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), to lower the voting age to 16. “I myself personally — I’m not speaking for my caucus, I myself have always been for lowering the voter — the voting age to 16,” Pelosi said during her weekly press conference. “I think it’s really important to capture kids when they’re in high school, when they’re interested in all of this, when they’re learning about government to be able to vote. … But my view is that I would welcome that....
  • AR-15 80% lower question

    11/02/2013 10:06:47 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 40 replies
    me | 11-2-13 | TZ
    So if someone theoretically has an 80% lower(for personal ownership/use only) and could find a machinist to finish the 20%, is the machinist or owner of the lower in violation of any federal goobermint laws? If not, is there a place to find and print chapter and verse as proof of this? If the the theoretical owner were to press the "start" button on a programmed CNC machine, would the theoretical owner then be considered the maker/manufacturer?
  • Kim Jong-un's approval rating higher than Barack Obama's

    08/30/2013 8:22:18 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies
    Kim Jong-un's approval rating higher than Barack Obama's Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has a public approval rating of over 50 per cent, according to a poll of escapees living in South Korea. By Julian Ryall, Tokyo and Chris Irvine 3:27PM BST 30 Aug 2013 Despite reports of him purging army generals and executing former girlfriends by firing squad, a survey carried out by the Institute for Peace and Unification Studies at Seoul National University on 133 North Korean defectors found that 61.7 per cent believed he had the majority support of his people. Although not strictly scientifically accurate,...
  • DefDist Printed AR Lower - Part III (printed gun firing)

    02/27/2013 1:15:41 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | Feb 25, 2013 | DXLiberty
    SLA and FDM. Does not fail from firing stresses. 600+ rounds (.223).
  • How to instantly lower your car windows with the key remote

    09/04/2012 6:39:05 PM PDT · by rawhide · 54 replies
    c| ^ | 9-4-12 | By Ed Rhee
    The temperature inside your car can get insanely hot on sunny days, regardless of the temperature outside. When you get to your car and it's boiling hot, what's the first thing you do? You lower the windows and blast the air conditioner, right? A convenient feature that's been around for years, but remains unknown to many car owners, is the ability to lower the windows with the key remote. This allows you to begin cooling your car without having to get in first. Unless the car dealership told you about this trick or you happen to read manuals for fun,...
  • UN approves lower budget of $5.15 billion (Times are tough all over)

    12/27/2011 11:58:42 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies ^ | 12/27/11 | AP
    The General Assembly has approved a budget of $5.15 billion to cover the United Nations' regular operations in 2012-2013, a 5 percent cut from the $5.41 billion spent in 2010-2011. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who proposed a 3.2 percent budget cut in October, thanked the 193-member world body for agreeing to "cut fat" at a time when governments and people are struggling because of global financial difficulties.
  • Obama U.N. agenda aims to lower Mideast tensions

    09/16/2011 2:53:41 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 9/16/11 | Matt Spetalnick - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facing a U.N. showdown over Palestinian statehood, President Barack Obama plans talks with feuding Israeli and Turkish leaders and renewed efforts to revive Middle East peace talks in a diplomatic push next week to ease rising regional tensions. Obama will meet Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu separately on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, the White House said on Friday. The president will urge the two U.S. allies to heal a damaging diplomatic split over the 2010 killing of Turkish activists in a Gaza-bound aid convoy, a...
  • UAW: We're Open To Lower Wages

    03/30/2011 3:05:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies ^ | 3/30/11 | ap
    ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The United Auto Workers union would be open to expanding a wage structure with lower-paid workers to keep General Motors Co. factories open or reopen closed plants, a top union official said Tuesday. Vice President Joe Ashton, who handles GM bargaining for the UAW, said the union "will look at anything when it comes to negotiations that will retain jobs." He made the comments during a press event at a factory in Orion Township, Mich., near Detroit, where at least 40 percent of the hourly workers will be paid about half the $28 per hour...
  • Drilling Unlikely to Lower Oil Prices, Energy Information Chief Says

    03/18/2011 12:55:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 95 replies
    CNS News ^ | 3/18/11 | Dan Joseph
    ( - Richard Newell, administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), said that while oil prices are likely to stay above average for the remainder of 2011, it is unlikely that an increase in domestic oil production would dramatically affect oil prices in either the short-term or the long-term. Newell, a political appointee, was tapped to head the EIA by President Barack Obama in mid-2009. In his testimony before the House Committee on Natural Resources on Thursday, Newell said that because oil is a global commodity dependent on global trends, domestic production would do little to ease prices at...
  • In May, Lower Ratings for Larry King

    06/03/2010 10:56:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 398+ views
    mediadecoder ^ | 6/3/10 | BRIAN STELTER
    In May “Larry King Live” scored its lowest monthly viewer total in nearly 20 years. According to Nielsen data, the struggling CNN talk show had an average of 653,000 viewers each night in May, its lowest average since the data started being electronically stored in the early 1990s. He had been averaging about 700,000 viewers each night this year, down markedly from last year. Last week The New York Times detailed the low ratings of “Larry King Live,” a symbol of CNN’s struggle to compete in a partisan cable news environment.
  • Men's Olympic lugers will start lower on track

    02/13/2010 10:19:38 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 39 replies · 1,079+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/13/10 | Tom Withers - ap
    WHISTLER, British Columbia – International luge officials are moving the start of the men's Olympic luge competition farther down the track. It was a decision made with the "emotional component" of athletes in mind following the death of a Georgian competitor. ... The move means speeds will be a bit lower at the Whistler Sliding Track. It likely also means the course will be a bit easier to navigate.
  • Children Who Get Spanked Have Lower IQs

    09/24/2009 7:16:10 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 87 replies · 2,943+ views ^ | 9/24/09 | Jeanna Bryner
    Spanking can get kids to behave in a hurry, but new research suggests it can do more harm than good to their noggins. The study, involving hundreds of U.S. children, showed the more a child was spanked the lower his or her IQ compared with others. "All parents want smart children," said study researcher Murray Straus of the University of New Hampshire. "This research shows that avoiding spanking and correcting misbehavior in other ways can help that happen." One might ask, however, whether children who are spanked tend to come from backgrounds in which education opportunities are less or inherited...
  • Obama popularity lower than Bush's at six-month mark: poll

    07/21/2009 8:51:45 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 52 replies · 1,797+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 7/21/09 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama's tumbling poll numbers have dipped below those of his predecessor George W. Bush at the same point in his White House tenure, according to a national poll released Tuesday. Obama's approval rating is 55 percent six months into his presidency, a USA Today/Gallup poll found. But 56 percent of those polled approved of the job done by George W. Bush after six months, the daily reported. Obama's handling of the economy appears to be key in his fading popularity, as Americans become more pessimistic about how long it will take the economic downturn to...
  • The Global Race for Lower Corporate Tax Rates

    08/13/2008 12:03:57 AM PDT · by JavaJumpy · 3 replies · 164+ views
    Cato Institute ^ | June 21, 2007 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    Thanks to globalization, it is now increasingly easy for capital to cross national borders. Investors naturally prefer lower–tax jurisdictions, so there is a shift of jobs and investment out of high–tax nations. This is having a big impact on tax policy. Simply stated, tax competition is compelling governments to dramatically lower their tax rates. This has important implications for China, the United States, and other every nation seeking to play a role in the world economy. As recently as 1980, the average top statutory corporate tax rate in industrialized nations was nearly 50 percent. Top personal income tax rates were...
  • Garlic May Not Lower Cholesterol

    02/27/2007 3:31:28 PM PST · by blam · 66 replies · 862+ views
    CBS News ^ | 2-27-2007 | Mirinda Hitti
    Garlic May Not Lower CholesterolStudy Shows No Improvement In Cholesterol Levels From Raw Garlic Or Garlic Supplements (WebMD) Garlic may not improve the cholesterol profiles of people with moderately high levels of "bad" cholesterol, a new study shows. The researchers tested raw garlic and two different garlic supplements on nearly 200 adults with moderately high levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol. After six months, the patients showed no improvements in their average cholesterol or other blood fats (lipids), no matter what kind of garlic they had consumed. "Garlic supplements or dietary garlic in reasonable doses are unlikely to produce lipid benefits"...