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‘Access Shock’: It’s how Doctor Obama keeps premiums down
As the second anniversary of Obamacare’s launch draws near, the law has neither improved care nor lowered costs. One measure of Obamacare’s performance is the monthly premium that patients pay. It ...
August 27, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seeing life clearly through dimmed eyes
My summer has been filled with visits to doctor’s offices, the hospital and visits by family members. The most memorable of these are the visits by family members. It is during these family visits ...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia senators should block Lopez’s path
Readers may have heard by now that President Barack Obama has nominated a DeKalb County State Court Judge, Dax Lopez, for the lifetime position as a federal judge in the Northern District of Georgi...
August 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Landmark growth changing look of town
Most of us, truth be known, just aren’t very observant. When you live in the same town for decades and changes occur slowly, you realize one day that you haven’t seen such-and-such, this-or-that, i...
August 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What Six Years of ‘Reset’ Have Wrought
On September 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The State Dep...
August 27, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: Americans still defending allies on European soil
World War I was a century ago, and this wasn’t trench warfare. But maybe it’s not too much of a stretch to call Friday’s incident aboard a Brussels-to-Paris train a latter-day Allied victory on the...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary Clinton and ‘Black Lives Matter’: An unproductive confrontation
Reporters and voters have so far gotten few glimpses of Hillary Clinton speaking candidly. One of the few examples available is in the videotape and transcript of her recent meeting with Black Live...
August 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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This is what Tourette’s Syndrome looks like
“Are you sure?” I asked my daughter before writing this column. “Yes,” she said resolutely. Veronica is profoundly grateful for all the prayers, kindness and advice from strangers, friends and fami...
August 22, 2015 12:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama must change oil policy to save economy
Just eight years ago we were watching candidates for the GOP and Democratic nominations for president start their first series of debates. In their last major televised contest before the Iowa cauc...
August 22, 2015 12:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump immigration plan a good start, except for the amnesty
Even though he has made it the cornerstone of his campaign, Donald Trump’s immigration hawkishness has until now consisted of bravado rather than substance. His newly released immigration platform,...
August 21, 2015 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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