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Liberty NewsWire: February 14, 2012

 

Liberty NewsWire: February 14, 2012

The greatest threat to the health-care overhaul might not be the Supreme Court, which is scheduled to hear challenges to the law next month. Or the shifting alliances of an election year. In the end, it’s more likely to be a lack of medical providers. If the law succeeds in extending health insurance to 32 million more Americans, there won’t be enough doctors to see them. In fact, the anticipated shortfall of primary-care providers, by 2015, is staggering: 29,800 – Sarah Kliff, The Washington Post

Obamacare

The Washington Post – The Health Reform Law’s Biggest Threat: 30,000 Too Few Doctors

Washington Examiner – Kagan Should Recuse From Obamacare Case

OregonLive.com – House Republicans Block Oregon’s Health Insurance Exchange in Surprise Vote

Obama's Budget Proposal

The Washington Post – Obama’s Budget Calls for Pay Raises; Federal Workforce Size Would Remain Flat

Associated Press – GOP Critics Hit Obama's $3.8 trillion budget

Foreign Policy

Bloomberg – Pentagon May Oust Troops Involuntarily to Meet Reductions in Budget Plan

The War on Drugs

The Guatemala Times – Guatemala’s President Proposes Legalization of Drug Transit

CBS News – Quincy Jones on Musicians and Drugs: “It Goes With The Turf”

Police State

NBC New York – NYPD "Stop and Frisks" Hit All-Time High

The Daily – 911 Is a Joke: Detroit Citizens No Longer Rely on Police As Self-Defense Killings Skyrocket


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