Let’s look a little more closely at the ideological particulars of traditionalism. It would probably be futile to search the words of Donald Trump himself for signs of a coherent philosophy, because the man does not write books or articles (only tweets), and speaks below a sixth-grade level. However, some meaningful insight into ideological Trumpism can perhaps be gleaned from White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon.
But when Obamacare broadened coverage for Americans in need, the Taylors, who’ve spent their lives in this tiny southeast Kentucky town, suddenly found themselves able to visit a doctor for the first time in memory.
Under Obamacare they’re now given medicines worth roughly $6,000 US a month, about triple their gross monthly income.
The 12-foot tall shield has wings that can extend its width from 15 feet to 24 feet, which is wide enough to entirely block some city streets. It’s fully armored and flameproof, and has bulletproof windows and ports for police using teargas guns and firearms.
For sale: Your private browsing history (jdargis)
If Trump signs the resolution to eliminate privacy rules, ISPs won’t have to seek customer approval before sharing their browsing histories and other private information with advertisers.
The House vote was 215 to 205, with most Republicans voting to eliminate privacy rules and all Democrats voting to preserve them. Full vote results are available here. The Senate vote last week was 50-48, with lawmakers voting entirely along party lines.
Ian Bremmer, president at Eurasia Group, explains why Marie Le Pen has a chance to win the French presidential election and what her victory could mean to markets and global geopolitics. He speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”
Death Valley Snowballs and Fiat Currencies (GE Christenson)
Official national debt has doubled every eight to nine years for decades. Debt in 2017 is $20 trillion and accelerating higher, and in 24 – 27 years it could be eight times higher – at $160 trillion. Can this fiat currency Ponzi scheme survive that long?
While defaulting on its debt is by no means imminent, the awkward financial situation for Venezuela will continue as oil prices – more than 95 percent of the country’s export income – are very unlikely to reach the 110 USD/bbl level Venezuela needs to balance its budget. If Maduro is no longer capable to govern Venezuela (e.g.: PDVSA’s debt default entails the disintegration of state power), the military could step in and take advantage of Chavez’s army legacy, which Maduro could not, promising strict enforcement of rule of law and order. Venezuela’s people would most likely not revolt if physical security conditions are demonstrably improved across the country and access to basic products is reformed.
OK Foods sells chicken under a variety of names, and the recall extends to brands including Smart Foods4Schools (which sells to school systems), Double D Foods, Chickentopia, Spring River Farms, and Great Value. The latter is one of Walmart’s house brands, which means OK Foods chicken is available to a very wide audience.
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