HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare
- May 15, 2017

The House passed the AHCA May 4 by a narrow margin. The House Republican plan would end the Affordable Care Act's eligibility expansion, erasing the guaranteed federal money states used to insure those 11 million people. But that spooked conservatives. There are grounds to think a single-payer system would be comparatively popular. "From my standpoint it's repairing the damage done by Obamacare", he said. (more...)
Tesla taking Solar Roof pre-orders Tesla taking Solar Roof pre-orders
- May 13, 2017

Unlike more conventional solar panels - large black cells - these can be created to look like regular roof tiles. Installing one will cost $21.85 (£16.90) per square foot, which Tesla says is the price of fitting a regular roof. The company's glass solar roof tiles are part of that strategy. The cost of a Solar Roof can be offset when taking the prolonged reduction of electricity bills into account. (more...)
Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release
- May 11, 2017

The Chibok Girls in footage released by Boko Haram . "However we must not forget about all the other children and other victims, who continue to live in captivity under Boko Haram control", the experts said . "And I believe very strongly that soon, the remaining girls will be released by the grace of God". They are among thousands kidnapped by Boko Haram during its eight-year insurgency that has left thousands dead and driven millions from their homes. (more...)
Trump takes on Schumer on tax reform Trump takes on Schumer on tax reform
- May 09, 2017

However, some new complications would be introduced. Of course, this fantasy - inspired by the rich-poor, blue-red divides that were exposed when it dawned on the public that Trump's one-page tax plan eliminated the state-local deduction - is just that, a total never-happener. (more...)
Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination
- May 09, 2017

Coach Barry Trotz stuck with the lineup he used in Game 5 with Alex Ovechkin on the third line, Burakovsky on the first, and Karl Alzner as the seventh defenseman. Coach Mike Sullivan said "there's a possibility" that the famed trio would be put together in Game 6, and why not? Nashville will play the Blues at 3:00PM, and the Oilers will face the Ducks at 7:00PM. (more...)
US jobs growth rebounds in April
- May 07, 2017

The U.S. labor market "returned to form" in April as hiring rebounded from a tough March and unemployment dropped to its lowest level in almost a decade. Nevertheless, the report indicates an increasingly strong economy with a constantly expanding labor market, which helps wash away some damage left from the recession. (more...)