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  • How much does the 'average' Canadian pay in a year for public health care?

    03/19/2018 1:02:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    National Post ^ | Richard Warnica
    Health care is perhaps Canada’s defining obsession. As a nation, we crow about it and complain about it. We deify Tommy Douglas, rage about wait times, fret over private clinics and fight campaigns on minute points of privatization. But for all the endless studies, Royal Commissions and political bloviating, it can be hard to know how much Canadians actually pay for health care, not as a nation, but as individuals. The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) believes Canada spent approximately $228 billion on health care in 2016. That’s 11.1 per cent of Canada’s entire GDP and $6,299 for every...
  • New video from Portland, Oregon shows communist protestor running into oncoming traffic...

    12/26/2017 5:11:14 PM PST · by grundle · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 26, 2017 | Somebody
    New video from Portland, Oregon shows communist protestor running into oncoming traffic and getting hit by innocent truck driver This is from this past Saturday at Portland, Oregon.While a bunch of pro-Christian people were expressing their opinion safely away from traffic, one member of a group of self described “communists” (who were protesting against the Christians) decided to suddenly dart into oncoming traffic without first looking to see if it was safe.This is clearly not the truck driver’s fault. You can hear the truck’s breaks screeching.I feel sorry for the innocent truck driver, who will be haunted by this for the...
  • Fugitive outs herself with Facebook Live video at Chuck E. Cheese

    05/03/2017 9:06:31 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | 4/18/2017 | Jackie Salo
    Police were able to nab a Florida fugitive after she sold herself out with a Facebook Live video. Markesha Wilkerson, 18, had a warrant out for her arrest, but that didn’t stop her from posting a live video from a Chuck E. Cheese in Lakeland, Florida. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said they were searching Facebook when they spotted Wilkerson broadcasting a video of herself posing with a Chuck E. Cheese character, according to news station WTSP. The sheriff’s office contacted the Lakeland Police Department, which dispatched officers to arrest Wilkerson at the chain restaurant. The teen had been wanted...
  • Guccifer 2.0 releases new DNC docs!!!!!!

    07/27/2016 10:25:48 AM PDT · by Enchante · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 13, 2016 | Joe Uchill
    Guccifer 2.0, the hacker who breached the Democratic National Committee, has released a cache of purported DNC documents to The Hill in an effort to refocus attention on the hack. The documents include more than 11,000 names matched with some identifying information, files related to two controversial donors and a research file on Sarah Palin. “The press [is] gradually forget[ing] about me, [W]ikileaks is playing for time and [I] have some more docs,” he said in electronic chat explaining his rationale. The documents provide some insight into how the DNC handled high-profile donation scandals. But the choice of documents revealed...
  • 2013-Sweden in flames: Gangs of migrants riot for 5 nights now. Multicultural utopia turns to ashes

    10/10/2015 11:58:50 PM PDT · by ppaul · 37 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 24, 2013 | Christian Gysin
    It is supposed to be the model multicultural state. But Sweden is facing problems of its own after gangs of immigrants spent a fifth consecutive night rioting in Stockholm. Officers are battling to keep the capital under control after hundreds of cars were torched, a police station set alight and fire services kept from a major blaze by a stone-throwing mob of youths. To make matters worse, rioting has now spread to Sweden’s two other major cities, Gothenburg and Malmo... Growing unrest turned to violence last Sunday in a north-western suburb called Husby – where more than 80 per cent...
  • Terry Keenan, former CNN and Fox News anchor, dies suddenly at age 53

    10/27/2014 2:42:42 PM PDT · by Monty22002 · 26 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | 10/25/2014 | Deborah Hastings
    Longtime business journalist Terry Keenan, who reported for CNN and Fox News, died suddenly Thursday night from a massive cerebral hemorrhage, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton: 'You don't have a right to know' what's going on at the White House

    07/29/2014 4:20:45 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 36 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7-29-2014 | Rick Moran
    Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington, D.C.'s non voting delegate to Congress, has a novel definition of the separation of powers. Becoming exasperated at House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa's insistence that a subpoena to David Simas, director of the administration's Office of Political Strategy, should go forward, Holmes Norton dressed down Issa by claiming the Oversight Committee, which oversees the executive branch, didn't have the right to investigate the White House. Washington Examiner: "You don't have a right to know everything in a separation-of-powers government, my friend. That is the difference between a parliamentary government and a separation-of-powers government," Norton...
  • President Obama Talks Climate Change, Optimism at UC Irvine Commencement Speech

    06/16/2014 11:47:14 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies ^ | 14 Jun 2014 | Daniel Nussbaum
    h2>President Obama delivered the commencement speech at UC Irvine on Saturday afternoon, telling graduates they "have a right to be optimistic" and urging them to get involved in the fight against climate change. According to NBC Los Angeles, the President said he could not wait to see what this generation of college graduates will do, calling them "super underrated" and crediting his own administration with much of the progress the graduates have seen in the country."Consider this: since the time most of you graduated from high school, fewer Americans are at war," Obama told the 8,000 graduates at Angel Stadium...
  • Abortion Fan Chelsea Clinton Names 2014 'Year of the Baby'

    10/08/2013 7:19:56 AM PDT · by don-o · 29 replies
    CNS News ^ | October 8, 2013 | Katie Yoder
    The grandmother she wishes could have been aborted inspired her to have a baby. Chelsea Clinton is a bit confused. Earlier this year, the former first daughter lamented publicly that her unmarried maternal great-grandparents didn't have the option to legally abort her grandmother back in 1919. Now, Chelsea says that Dorothy Rodham's actual death 92 years later inspired her to have a baby.
  • Reid gives condescending reply to CNN’s Dana Bash over cancer research funding [VIDEO]

    10/02/2013 1:04:42 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 2, 2013 | Jeff Poor
    .........But that led to a follow-up question from Bash, and a condescending reply from the Senate majority leader. BASH: But if you can help one child who has cancer, why wouldn’t you do it? REID: Why would we want to do that? I have 1,100 people at Nellis Air Force base that are sitting home. They have a few problems of their own. To have someone of your intelligence to suggest such a thing maybe means you’re irresponsible and reckless. BASH: I’m just asking a question.

    10/02/2013 12:39:49 PM PDT · by seekthetruth · 44 replies
    Naional Review Online ^ | October 2, 2013 | SeekTheTruth
    Internal polling conducted by New Jersey senatorial candidate Steve Lonegan’s campaign and obtained by National Review Online shows Newark mayor Cory Booker’s lead slipping to six points, 48 to 42. A Quinnipiac poll released last week showed Booker leading Lonegan by 12 points, and even that poll was considered a positive sign for the former Bogota mayor, as the earliest tallies showed Booker ahead by over 20 points.
  • Did Valerie Jarrett Veto Benghazi Rescue?

    08/07/2013 12:13:20 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 58 replies ^ | August 7, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    Shocking news has exploded across the blogosphere concerning the Benghazi scandal. According to several sources, it appears that Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett gave the order to stand down during the Benghazi attack, who has no legal ability to do so. The timeline for that specific evening is that the President was briefed on the attack and then he went to dinner. Afterwards, Obama had a two hour long phone conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Valerie Jarrett, whose official job title is Assistant to the President for Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, sat in on the phone conversation. She...
  • Tommy Thompson's son calls for sending Obama back 'to Kenya'

    10/15/2012 9:59:45 AM PDT · by AdamBomb · 36 replies
    Journal Sentinel ^ | 10/15/2012 | Daniel Bice
    Jason Thompson, the son of former Gov. Tommy Thompson, was caught on video Sunday suggesting at a Republican event that voters this fall could send President Barack Obama back "to Kenya." "We have the opportunity to send President Obama back to Chicago - or Kenya," Jason Thompson, an attorney at Michael Best and Friedrich, said during a fall brunch hosted by the Kenosha County Republican Party. Jason Thompson's comment about Obama prompted laughs from the crowd, with one woman jokingly adding, "We are taking donations for that Kenya trip."
  • Confirmed: Romneycare = Obamacare

    04/16/2012 9:42:42 PM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 6 replies ^ | January 26, 2012 10:32 AM | Michelle Malkin
    Jim Pethokoukis spotlights a new Health Affairs study on how Romneycare laid the foundation for Obamacare, and what it portends for the federal health insurance scene. In short: Expanded government coverage, higher taxpayer costs. Read here for details and analysis. His conclusion: The authors conclude that based on the Romneycare experience, Obamacare will improve coverage and not kill employer-based insurance, but containing costs will be a “considerable challenge.” That is probably the avenue Romney should use to a) attack Obamacare and b) present his own national health reform. But this study will perpetuate the meme that Romneycare was the prototype...
  • China tells U.S. to put fiscal house in order

    05/19/2010 10:17:28 PM PDT · by mlocher · 19 replies · 844+ views
    Reuters via ^ | May 20, 2010 | Chris Buckley and Aileen Wang
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Sovereign debt troubles in Europe underscore how important it is for the United States to control its own borrowing as its indebtedness reaches concerning levels, a senior Chinese official said on Thursday. With China facing criticism for holding its currency in a de facto dollar peg, assistant finance minister Zhu Guangyao shifted attention to Beijing's own worries about U.S. policies, especially its soaring deficit, ahead of high-level bilateral meetings next week. There will be "quiet discussions" about the yuan at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue, but external pressure will only delay the exchange rate reform that China...
  • Unstamped certificate suggests Obama may not be "natural born" US citizen

    06/28/2008 12:20:21 PM PDT · by FocusNexus · 321 replies · 667+ views
    Israel Insider ^ | June 24, 2008 | Reuven Koret
    The "birth certificate" claimed by the Barack Obama campaign is not certified as authentic and appears to be a photoshopped fake. Embossed seal of the State of Hawaii absent from the purported "birth certificate" of Barack Obama Janice Okubo, Director of Communications of the State of Hawaii Department of Health, told Israel Insider: "At this time there are no circumstances in which the State of Hawaii Department of Health would issue a birth certification or certification of live birth only electronically." And, she added, "In the State of Hawaii all certified copies of certificates of live birth have the embossed...
  • Robber accidently shoots himself during caper (Ouch!)

    01/16/2008 8:19:32 AM PST · by devane617 · 31 replies · 42+ views
    KOKOMO, Ind. — Oh, shoot! A man accidentally shot himself in the groin as he was robbing a convenience store Tuesday, police said. A clerk told police a man carrying a semiautomatic handgun entered the Village Pantry demanding cash and a pack of cigarettes. The clerk put the cash in a bag and as she turned to get the cigarettes, she heard the gun discharge. Police say surveillance video shows the man shooting himself as he placed the gun in the waistband of his pants. The clerk wasn't injured. A short time later, police found 25-year-old Derrick Kosch at a...
  • Woman Aborts Child To Help Save the Planet

    11/25/2007 8:01:02 PM PST · by mombyprofession · 70 replies · 58+ views
    Fox News Website ^ | 11-25-07 | Fox News
    A British woman who had an abortion 10 years ago and was later sterilized did so because she believes pregnancy is bad for the environment, the London Daily Mail reported Sunday. Toni Vernelli, 35, hopes her actions would ensure her carbon footprint would be kept to a minimum, the Mail reported. The environmental advocate also sees having children as an egotistical act. "Having children is selfish. It's all about maintaining your genetic line at the expense of the planet," Vernelli told the Mail, adding she believes bringing new life into the world only adds to the problem. Another woman, 31-year-old...
  • Guess where Canadian politicians go for healtcare?

    10/05/2007 4:05:36 PM PDT · by truthfinder9 · 12 replies · 348+ views
    Hillary Clinton is out promoting more government control on healthcare. This is in spite of the fact that government meddling is a big reason for high healthcare costs and that “universal” government run healthcare in other countries is a failure. Take Canada. Guess where their politicians go for healthcare? Do they use their government run healthcare system? No, they come to America: Go here for report
  • Congressman Found Dead at Home (Ohio Republican Rep. Paul Gillmore)

    09/05/2007 6:13:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 1,338+ views
    ABC News ^ | September 5, 2007 | ABC News' Jack Date and Theresa Cook
    ABC News' Jack Date and Theresa Cook Report: Veteran Ohio Republican Rep. Paul Gillmore is dead at the age of 68. Two members of Gillmore's staff found the Congressman's body at the bottom of a staircase in his suburban Washington home at 11:10 Wednesday morning, according to Arlington County, Va. Police Department spokesman John Lysle. The staff members stopped by Gillmore's home to check on him after he missed a hearing, Lysle said. Gillmore, who was serving his tenth term as a Congressman, was a member of the House Financial Services Committee, which had a 10:30 hearing scheduled Wednesday morning....