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911 Is Practically Useless for Millions of People. Here's Why.

By Patricia Dudek

March 28, 2017

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/03/text-911-deaf-accessibility-ada-lawsuits-1 … Read More

Debate: Medicaid expansion rides again ...

By George Pyle

Salt Lake Tribune

March 28, 2017

— Obamacare is what we have to work with. Fix it. — Salt Lake Tribune Editorial“ ... For seven years, the Republicans who rule this state without significant opposition have been so obsessed with their dislike for the Democratic president’s signature legislation that they have left what now amounts to some $940 million in federal Medicaid funds on the table.“They chose that rather than play along with a plan to spare many of the state’s lower-income household … Read More

App May Someday Help Improve Teens' Body Perception

By Patricia Dudek

March 28, 2017

App May Someday Help Improve Teens’ Body Perception … Read More

Trump signs order rolling back Obama's anti-global warming projects

By Philip Hersh

March 28, 2017

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will roll back many of former President Barack Obama’s efforts to curb global warming. The order is aimed at helping spur American energy jobs. The president, who said this is "the start of a new era" in energy production, signed the order... … Read More

Trump 'skinny budget' would starve Chicago transit, City of New Orleans train: officials

By Philip Hersh

March 28, 2017

The City of New Orleans, the train immortalized in the Steve Goodman song, would disappear under President Donald Trump’s preliminary budget blueprint. So could the California Zephyr, the Empire Builder and other storied long-distance Amtrak runs, along with the federal funding that could replace... … Read More

A 'winning' idea for Trump? Work with the Democrats

By Philip Hersh

March 28, 2017

After President Donald Trump’s first legislative battle, a deplorably stingy attempt to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, went down without a vote in the House, I wondered: What happened to all of the "winning"? "We are gonna win, win, win," he promised at a National... … Read More

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance border wall

By Philip Hersh

March 28, 2017

President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall. The White House documents were submitted to Congress amid negotiations... … Read More

The Russian Farce

By Victor Davis Hanson

Private Papers

March 28, 2017

by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review Remember when Obama and Hillary cozied up to Putin? And recall when the media rejoiced at surveillance leaks about Team Trump? The American Left used to lecture the nation about its supposedly paranoid suspicions of Russia. The World War II alliance with Joseph Stalin’s … Read more → … Read More

Help! The Saver In Me Won’t Let Me Spend My Nest Egg

By Walter Updegrave

Real Deal Retirement

March 28, 2017

Ask Real Deal Retirement I’m retired, have a good pension and no debt. I also have about $350,000 in an IRA account that I may never need, but the saver in me won’t allow me to spend. Any suggestions? And how should I invest my IRA money to earn a low-risk modest rate of return? More » … Read More

A Century Of American Violence

By Tom Engelhardt

Huffington Post

March 28, 2017

From ‘hot’ Cold War conflicts to drone strikes. … Read More

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