Posts tagged news
Posts tagged news
While you’re watching the Grammy’s, don’t forget about Ukraine.
Orthodox Priest between protestors and police in Ukraine.
Be safe Ukraine.
Protestors in Ukraine
Canadian train carrying crude oil and propane derails in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick. 45 homes have been evacuated, no injuries.
Two suspected Al-Qaeda militants killed in US drone strike in Hadhramaut, Yemen.
Yemen has been attacked since April 2009 by various forces. Some say it is by secessionist groups, others say it is by militaristic insurgents.
Civilian Deaths in Iraq at worst levels yet. Three suicide bombers recently killed at least 29 in Baghdad, Youssifiyah, and Latifiyah, targeting pilgrims migrating to Karbala for the holy holiday of Arbaeen. A former Sahwa official and his four family members were also shot dead by military-clad gunman in Abu Ghraib. The death toll in Iraq was 659 in November alone.
Senators casting the same votes: A view of Congressional polarization through the years.
Gambia severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan as Chinese influence and investment increases in the country
Obama’s Obamacare headache yesterday:
This means that the insurance companies have 32 days to reprogram their computer systems for policies, rates, and eligibility, send notices to the policyholders via US Mail, send a very complex letter that describes just what the differences are between specific policies and Obamacare compliant plans, ask the consumer for their decision—and give them a reasonable time to make that decision—and then enter those decisions back into their systems without creating massive billing, claim payment, and provider eligibility list mistakes.
All by January 1.
"In the interest of keeping the consumer protections we have enacted and ensuring that we keep health insurance costs down for all consumers, we are staying the course," he said in a statement moments ago. "We will not be allowing insurance companies to extend their policies. I believe this is in the best interest of the health insurance market in Washington."