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Picking Winners and Losers

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Romney and the Republicans love to tell us that the government shouldn’t be picking winners and losers. This is hogwash. Romney has been hammering the Solyndra thing. Of course, he doesn’t want us to know that while he was at Bain Capital 22% of businesses that he invested in went belly up. Romney also said – But don’t forget, you put $90 billion, like 50 years’ worth of breaks, into — into solar and wind, to Solyndra and Fisker and Tesla and

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Franken reminds panel that there are zero medical bankruptcies under universal healthcare

Here is yet another reason for universal healthcare. From TP: Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled “Medical Debt: Can Bankruptcy Reform Facilitate a Fresh Start.” The hearing examined medical bankruptcies in America, and witnesses included CAP fellow Elizabeth Edwards and Kerry Burns, a Rhode Island mother who was forced into “financial ruin” by her late son’s medical bills. One of the highlights of the hearing was when Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) questioned Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Diana Furchtgott-Roth about medical bankruptcies. Franken asked Furchtgott-Roth — who claimed that moving towards a European-style system of universal health care would increase

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Mysterious murder in OK

This is very odd.  I think that the details will make us sick.  Words like staged and horrific makes me think that this is very different. From CNN.com: Investigators have offered a $10,000 reward in the killing of a pastor at an Oklahoma church, a crime the local prosecutor described as “horrific.” The reward comes as police try to unravel the mystery of who killed Carol Daniels, a 61-year-old pastor from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She traveled many Sundays to Anadarko, Oklahoma, about 50 miles southwest of her home, to Christ Holy Sanctified Church “in case people came in to worship,” her

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