Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Truth Comes Out

In October, 2009, Obama's adviser Jonathan Gruber already admitted that Obama's health insurance scheme has no cost controls and will not be affordable. Enrollment in California's "healthcare program for the poor, known as Medi-Cal, has exploded by 50%" since Obama's scheme took effect. Estimate suggests that 3.4 million people who received subsidies from Obama's scheme will have to pay them back.

Meanwhile in Britain, land of the National Health Disservice (NHD):
An NHS hospital boss used an NHS credit card to spend more than £50,000 on fine dining, luxury hotels, Waitrose shopping and a trip to Greggs bakeries....
Prescription fraud is also costing the NHD $365 million/year.

Erase Obama from History

57% say their perfect Obama successor would change most of the policies enacted by Obama's administration.

Those Useless Solar Panels

$8-million-worth of solar panels at a Little Rock, Ark., Veterans Affairs hospital have never been turned on, and now the hospital is tearing down some of the panels.

A chunk of the roughly 7,000 inactive solar panels outside the Little Rock Veterans Affairs Hospital was recently dismantled to make way for a new parking garage....
3 counties in New Jersey have to pay more than $88 million due to a solar power project that flopped.
California and Louisiana homeowners have filed class-action lawsuits vs. solar leasing companies alleging fraudulent marketing campaigns that don't warn customers of true costs and risks.

China is Arming as It Never Armed Before

China is also making a mass build-up of unmanned drones. No doubt they will be very useful in its disputes with southeast Asian countries over the South China Sea.

Ruins of Ancient Synagogue Found at Magdala

It dates back 2,000 years.

Python 1, Wallaby -1

Images taken in Australia's Northern Territory.

Avocado can Lower Cholesterol

....[C]compared to the baseline average American diet, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) - the so called ‘bad cholesterol’ - was 13.5 mg/dL lower after eating the avocado diet.
In a patient with high LDL, this would be the equivalent of a 10 per cent fall.

35,000 Museums in US

There are roughly 11,000 Starbucks locations in the United States, and about 14,000 McDonald's restaurants.

$5,400 Painting Actually Worth $3 Million

It was actually painted by the British artist John Constable.