Thursday, June 4, 2015

Democrats Beg to be Saved from Obama's Health Insurance Scheme

Senate Democrats pleaded with Health and Human Services secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell to delay an Obamacare rule change that puts companies with 51 to 100 employees in the costlier “small group” market instead of the “large group” market. The rule change, which will result in higher premiums for many companies, goes into effect in 2016.
Meanwhile, Medicaid may cut payment to doctors by half. Almost 2/3 of those who bought into Obama's scheme received subsidies that were too high and another 1/4 received lower subsidies than they deserved. In short Obama's scheme got payments wrong in about 4 out of 5 cases.

In Canada, studies suggest that 23,000 patients die from preventable medical errors every year and 70,000 suffer serious injury from their medical treatments. Finally in Britain, land of the National Health Disservice, an 82-year old female patient was starved and developed an infection "because nurses didn't realise she was almost totally blind".

The Truth About Same-Sex Relationships

Dawn Stefanowicz said her gay father was so preoccupied with sex that when she was in high school and brought home a male classmate, both her father and his lover propositioned him for sex.
B.N. Klein said her mother and lesbian partner disdained heterosexual families completely, and she didn’t have a clue about the daily interactions of a husband and wife until she went into foster care.
Robert Oscar Lopez said his two lesbian mothers were conscientious about his upbringing, but he became so emotionally confused that he turned to gay prostitution as a teen and gay and bisexual relationships as an adult.

Fake Hate Crime in Texas

Female Muslim student admitted that she lied about being threatened because of her religion.

Elon Musk = Parasite

Elon Musk's enterprises received more than $4.9 billion in government funding. Study suggests that green energy will cost each British citizen an extra $329 by 2020. Meanwhile, new study suggests that volcanic eruptions can lower the planet's temperature. The EPA will force 381 coal-fire generators to shut down, raising electricity prices. Finally, I'm pleased to note that the House of Representatives voted 277-133 to expedite natural gas exports.

School Choice Works

28 states have school choice programs and more than 353,000 students are enrolled in them.

North Korea's Honey Traps

To be fair to North Korea, they're certainly not the only country known to use such schemes.

Fish Oil can Improve Memory

Healthy people with mild memory deficits of events in their past life, so-called episodic memory, had improved recall after six months of treatment.

Queen Khentakawess III's Tomb

The tomb was found in Abu-Sir, south-west of Cairo, and is thought to belong to the wife or mother of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago.

Goblin Shark

It was discovered off the southeastern coast of Australia.