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The early returns on Obamacare

(Paul) The Washington Post reports that Obamacare is off to a rocky start. One of its key early features — the one that allows people who are already sick to obtain insurance — is attracting few customers and costing more than expected. As to the first matter, the chief actuary of the Medicare program predicted […]

Quote Of The Day: Predicting 9/11 Nine Months Early

On Twitter this morning, Tom McCammon sent out a link to an aviation forum that asks an eerily prophetic question: When the two towers that make up the World Trade Center were built, they were designed to withstand the impact of the largest airliner of the day, the Boeing 707 Intercontinental. The Empire State Building […]

Mother of all budget battles shaping up early next year

How deep will the cuts go? American Thinker Blog

Pittsburgh wins early matchup of top 10 teams – Washington Post

ABC News Pittsburgh wins early matchup of top 10 teamsWashington PostAP Ashton Gibbs scored 21 points as sixth-ranked Pittsburgh overcame Kemba Walker's one-man offense for No. 4 Connecticut with a 78-63 victory on Monday night. Walker scored 31 points, but missed 17 of 27 shots as Pittsburgh repeatedly limited the …Pitt helps itself to win […]

Saints grab early lead against Falcons – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Washington Post Saints grab early lead against FalconsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAP ATLANTA — Garrett Hartley kicked a 52-yard field goal to give the New Orleans Saints a 3-0 lead against the Atlanta Falcons after one quarter in a crucial NFC South game on Monday night. New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas …Saints will play without […]

The year of living dangerously. Masters: “The stunning extremes we witnessed gives me concern that our climate is showing the early signs of instability” – Munich Re: “The only plausible explanation for the rise in weather-related catastrophes is climate change”

A year of deadly record-smashing weather extremes from Nashville to Moscow, from the Amazon to Pakistan, ended with staggering deluges from California — “Rainfall records weren’t just broken, they were obliterated” — to Australia: More than a year’s rain fell in Carnarvon in just 24 hours this week.  A monsoonal low hovering over the Gascoyne […]

After Early Administration Denials, Director of National Intelligence Admits He Hadn’t Been Briefed on Alleged Terrorist Arrests in London

After initially suggesting that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper’s inability to answer a question from ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer about the arrests of 12 suspected terrorists in London was because her question was too “ambiguous,” the Obama administration… Political Punch

No early release for ex-gov George Ryan

Former Illinois Governor George Ryan, a Kankakee Republican, was denied a request for an early release from prison because of the poor health of his wife, Lura Lynn, who may just have a few months to live. Rod Blagojevich’s predecessor has served almost half of his six year sentence for fraud and tax violations. Continuing […]

An early 18th century account of Ethiopian Jews

More from Google Books… The Travels and Adventures of Edward Brown, published in 1739, describes impressions of the Jews of Abyssinia. As for the Jews I am at a Loss what to say of them; for if we consider the several sorts of them who live in and round Abyssinia, and the Custom of the Abyssines […]

Host Bruins duck out early – Boston Globe

Kansas City Star Host Bruins duck out earlyBoston GlobeAnaheim's Corey Perry beats Bruins goalie Tim Thomas shorthanded to put the Ducks ahead, 3-0, in the second period. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) By Fluto Shinzawa When things go well for the Bruins, it doesn't require a puck prodigy to see who they are — a …Ducks-Sabres PreviewCBSSports.comBruins […]

CBS ‘Early Show’ Touts Obama’s ‘Big Win;’ Claims He’s ‘The Comeback Kid’

On Saturday's Early Show fill-in co-host Russ Mitchell saw passage of the tax deal as a possible "turning point for Mr. Obama's presidency" and speculated that it was "perhaps setting the stage for another victory as the Senate takes up the repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law." In the report that followed, correspondent […]

CBS ‘Early Show’ Touts Obama’s ‘Big Win;’ Claims He’s ‘The Comeback Kid’

On Saturday's Early Show fill-in co-host Russ Mitchell saw passage of the tax deal as a possible "turning point for Mr. Obama's presidency" and speculated that it was "perhaps setting the stage for another victory as the Senate takes up the repeal of the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' law." In the report that followed, correspondent […]

UConn Names New President; Susan Herbst Will Replace Michael Hogan, Controversial President Who Left Early

Susan Herbst has been chosen as the new president of the University of Connecticut. She will replace Michael Hogan, a controversial president who left to become president of the University of Illinois. State officials were stunned when Hogan left after only three years at the university’s helm. Capitol Watch

Murkowski camp: Senator could be certified as winner this week or early next

Washington (CNN) – It’s been nearly 17 weeks since Alaska’s Republican Senate primary and nearly seven weeks since Election Day. Could the end finally be in sight in the nation’s last, undecided Senate race between Alaska GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Republican challenger Joe Miller? Ask one side and the answer appears to be: yes. […]

State of the Union Early Bird for December 19, 2010

(CNN)-It’s early, and State of the Union is bringing you the best of the morning headlines to go with your… CNN Political Ticker