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Time to bring back hanging them from the yardarm : current international law is insufficient for the growing piracy in the Gulf of Aden region.
Winston Churchill is undoubtedly turning over in his grave: the Obama/Cameron era marks the end of the “Special Relationship” between the US and Great Britain. Both nations, and the world, will be worse off for the lack of it.
Vodkapundit notes two stores about doctors in the Lone Star State: they’re dropping Medicare patients due to reimbursement cuts that make it economically impossible for them to treat them.
“You do Medicare for God and country because you lose money on it,” said Culpepper, a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. “The only way to provide cost-effective care is outside the Medicare system, a system without constant paperwork and headaches and inadequate reimbursement.
And the doctors that stay in the system are almost always trained abroad. Will they be able to provide the same level of care?
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