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Ebola Case in New York City!

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Officials are now tracking down and quarantining all the people who were in contact with the latest Ebola case, a doctor who had been working in Guinea. More ABC news videos | ABC Health News From ABC News: “Doctor Isolated at New

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Nassim Talem: An Ebola Overreaction Is Rational

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An Ebola overreaction demonstrates accurate knowledge of mathematics. The headline caught my eye from Business Insider: “Nassim Taleb: Here’s What People Don’t Understand About Ebola.” Multiplication — that’s what people don’t understand about Ebola, according to Nassim Taleb, the author

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Storm of Obamacare Insurance Cancellations Hits Colorado

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Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, notice of Obamacare insurance cancellations are going out to many Coloradans. It is all just more fallout from the Big Lie: “If you like your plan you can keep your plan.” The Colorado Division

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Ebola Czar Choice Shows How Obama Got Elected

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The Ebola Czar shows that people want to believe in magic. They want to believe in magic people who work like genies granting wishes. It is pretty clear that no one knows how to manage the PR and the real

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Obamacare Rationing by Price: Accident or Design?

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Customers are imposing Obamacare rationing on themselves. There were a couple of reasons given for the Affordable Care Act, one of which should lead us to expect Obamacare rationing. On the one hand, we were told that people were not

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New Michelle Obama Lunch Program: Going Hungry

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Photograph of lunch program reveals not much food. Going hungry is not healthy and it does not help do anything about childhood obesity. If anything, it will increase the amount of junk food that children will buy at gas stations

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Why the Centers for Disease Control Hides the Truth

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I’ve already posted today about the problem with treating the Centers for Disease Control as the central authority that can save us. Perhaps the CDC’s “quiet” changes in the description of Ebola and its dangers will help us see the

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CDC Proves Central Power Is Not the Solution to All Problems

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We have been treated to a string of stories asserting or assuming that only central power can save us from an Ebola plague. But the facts don’t add up. Monday, I pointed out how the media was campaigning for more

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Ebola Is Not the Reason the Stock Market Is Groaning

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We don’t need Ebola to explain sinking stock prices. It is amazing the market has lasted as long as it has. I often wonder if those who read the news even believe what they’re saying. ABC Radio News yesterday talked

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Big Brother Is Watching Your Weight!

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Perhaps it is premature to say that Big Brother is watching your weight, but he is certainly trying to develop the capacity to do so. According to the Washington Free Beacon, “Feds Spend $2.1 Million to Develop Weight-Tracking Insoles, Buttons.”

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Why Don’t We Ban Travel from Liberia?

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The administration claims that it would do no good to ban travel from Liberia, but there are reasons to doubt their claim.   It is still not a time to panic, but the Administration has definitely brought us closer. At

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White House Won’t Reveal 2015 Obamacare Rates Until After Elections

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Most transparent Administration in history won’t let Healthcare.gov reveal 2015 Obamacare rates until after voting in November. Just how bad will the health insurance rates get in 2015? So bad that the Obama Administration is not going to tell you

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