Tag Archive: American

Oct 04 2015

Top Five Tips to be a Savvy Health Care Consumer

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By Tom Quirk People are taking a more active role in how they purchase and pay for health care, with consumers driving more of the decision-making process. With thousands of Texas residents purchasing health coverage on their own, and a growing number of people enrolling in consumer-directed health plans offered at work, understanding the health …

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Oct 03 2015

Give ‘Em a Break


By Scott LaFee It’s bad enough that two-thirds of American adults are considered to be overweight or obese, but there’s something particularly alarming about the fact that one-third of American children are, too. Obesity puts children at risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer and, well, a shorter life. Part …

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Oct 02 2015

Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

U.S. Senator John Cornyn

By U.S. Senator John Cornyn ‘While protecting the sanctity of life is an ongoing mission that will never end, this week’s vote is an important opportunity to send a clear message that America is a nation that seeks to advance a culture of life and opportunity for everyone, especially our most vulnerable.’ Last November, the …

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Sep 11 2015

Buying a President for 30 Bucks and Change


by: Jim Hightower For today’s report, I have a bunch of statistics for you. Wait — don’t run away! Where are you going? Come back here and sit still while I drill these stats into your head! It’ll be fun, and you’ll learn something. I realize that numbers can numb the brain, but this is …

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Aug 30 2015

Heroism, American-Style


By Froma Harrop Every country has its heroes, but something in America’s cultural sauce makes for a unique and unusually effective variety. The ingredient would be improvisation — the ability to perform without preparation, using whatever is at hand to complete the task. As most of the world knows, Spencer Stone, Alek Skarlatos and Anthony …

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Aug 08 2015

Stunt Time


By Susan Estrich What should you look for if you happen to be one of those dedicated Americans who watches “primary” debates? For sheer entertainment value, of course, everyone will be watching “The Donald.” His just showing up should help raise the ratings meter even as it lowers the gravitas quotient, which would be hard …

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Aug 01 2015

Dealing with Donald Trump

By Star Parker A businessman once told me that in business, when things are not working, sometimes you have to “throw a brick through the window.” Sometimes shock is the only thing that will shake up an entrenched status quo. A brick smashing through glass might be the only thing that will get attention. Donald …

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Jul 17 2015

An Iranian nuclear arms deal?

By Austin Bay Arms controllers hailed the post-World War 1 Washington Naval Arms Treaty as the diplomatic instrument to prevent another peace-destroying naval arms race. Yet it came to pass that war erupted, with the warships of signatories Britain, France and the U.S. battling treaty partners Italy and Japan. Counting battleships is several quanta easier …

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