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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

This Is Marwen

This Is Marwen



For 30 years, Marwen has been freely giving the blank canvas of opportunity and creativity to underserved young Chicagoans. More than 900 students come from 55 of Chicago's zip codes for free visual art courses, college planning and career development. When you come across a Marwen artwork in Chicago, post it online, and tag it with #ThisIsMarwen so even more young people can discover their creativity. Find out more at Marwen.org

Tips For Playing Prey

Tips For Playing Prey

'Shaolin Monk' Takes Hit After Hit But Refuses To Go Down - LADbible

'Shaolin Monk' Takes Hit After Hit But Refuses To Go Down - LADbibleShaolin Yi Long doesn't go to the ground when he's socked in the face. He doesn't gather breath. He courageously musters on, even lunging for his opponent.


Trish Regan on Twitter: "#Venezuela is on the brink of #CivilWar. Riots leave 37 dead, 700 wounded, 1800 imprisoned. Socialism RUINS countries @BernieSanders ! https://t.co/FOgIJVMFpJ"

Trish Regan on Twitter: "#Venezuela is on the brink of #CivilWar. Riots leave 37 dead, 700 wounded, 1800 imprisoned. Socialism RUINS countries @BernieSanders ! https://t.co/FOgIJVMFpJ"

The Void Trailer #1 (2017) Horror Movie HD

money talks, bullshit walks - Wiktionary

money talks, bullshit walks - Wiktionary



Proverb[edit]

  1. Attempting to accomplish a goal by demonstrating possession of material resources will succeed, while attempting to accomplish that goal through mere rhetoric will fail. 


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Which 'Rick And Morty' Character Are You?

Which 'Rick And Morty' Character Are You?

Why ‘Rick and Morty’ Is Not Just Another Depressing Show

Why ‘Rick and Morty’ Is Not Just Another Depressing Show

Ever wonder what fake news is?

California May Allow Communists to Work Openly in State Government - Breitbart

California May Allow Communists to Work Openly in State Government - Breitbart





The California State Assembly passed a bill Monday to allow state employees to be communists — a surprise to observers who may have presumed many state employees were already communists.

OPINION: TrumpCare is the cure to fixing the disaster of ObamaCare | TheHill

OPINION: TrumpCare is the cure to fixing the disaster of ObamaCare | TheHill



Young people will no longer have to underwrite the costs of old people. By moving those with pre-existing conditions out of the insurance pool (but providing them with direct subsidies), costs for the rest of us will fall and we will have a real functioning insurance market.
At least six major anti-growth tax hikes go away, including the surtax on capital gains and dividend income, the foolhardy medical devices tax, the tax on new life-saving drugs and vaccines, and the tax on health plans.
Moving toward a block grant system for Medicaid will give states less money over time, but will allow the states the flexibility to devise their own quality programs at lower costs. If states realize they are wasting their own healthcare dollars, rather than Uncle Sam’s, they will be much more conscientious about controlling costs. This block grant formula has worked in states like Rhode Island and Indiana to sweat out costs and improve services. Medicaid is blowing up the federal budget and state budgets at the same time. Its costs have to be controlled before the system collapses.

OPINION: TrumpCare is the cure to fixing the disaster of ObamaCare | TheHill

OPINION: TrumpCare is the cure to fixing the disaster of ObamaCare | TheHill



But the advantages of this bill are significant. Letting states strip away the so-called ObamaCare “essential benefits” formula has to lower costs. The GOP plan will allow young people to buy stripped down catastrophic coverage plans at very low premium costs. It will allow Americans to check off the box on their insurance forms on the types of services they want to have covered. If I don’t want dental care, contraceptives, mental health, or drug abuse coverage, why should I have to pay extra costs for them?  This doesn’t deny people coverage, but it does make them pay for it. What a concept.

OPINION: TrumpCare is the cure to fixing the disaster of ObamaCare | TheHill

OPINION: TrumpCare is the cure to fixing the disaster of ObamaCare | TheHill



The House Republican bill is far from perfect and still leaves far too much of the ObamaCare infrastructure in place. I was asked by CNN’s Erin Burnett last Thursday night whether the GOP plan will fulfill Donald Trump’s promise of declines in premiums and deductibles. Eventually the increased competition from allowing Americans to buy out of state health plans should bend costs down, but that could take a while given the collapse of the insurance market the GOP inherited this year.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Rhodiola - Wikipedia

Rhodiola - Wikipedia



Dioecy, having separate male and female flowers, has evolved at least three times in the genus, and reversals to a hermaphrodite condition have also occurred, which is a rare occurrence in flowering plants. It has been suggested that dioecy in the genus may correlate with abiotic pollination in the cold environment.[11]


How Obamacare Fails People With Pre-existing Conditions | Policy Dose | US News

How Obamacare Fails People With Pre-existing Conditions | Policy Dose | US News



What they don't seem to realize is that these requirements – called "guaranteed issue" and "community rating" by insurance professionals – are actually jeopardizing access to quality health care for these individuals.
Before Obamacare's enactment, employer sponsored group health plans, Medicaid and Medicare already covered people with pre-existing conditions. And insurance bought in the individual market was "guaranteed renewable," meaning a person couldn't be dropped or see premiums go up if they suddenly developed a costly condition, as long as they maintained continuous coverage with that insurance company. (This was already worked into the price of the insurance.) So only a small segment of the individual insurance population was faced with the terrible problem of being unable to afford – or even purchase – health insurance because of a costly pre-existing condition. Some estimate that less than a million people have this problem.



Several states, such as Wisconsin and Maine, set up subsidized high-risk pools that worked well to provide these people with insurance at a rate that was not out of reach. The market was also responding with the appearance of health status insurance, a product that basically insures younger, healthier people against the risk of someday being unable to obtain new health insurance because they developed a pre-existing condition. The policy then pays the premiums for their new insurance. United Health Care already was out with such a product in 2008. Allowing people to form association health plans, much in the way that large companies become self-insured, would also help ameliorate this problem by giving greater numbers of individuals access to group health coverage.
But Obamacare made those solutions irrelevant and unavailable.




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