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WALMART TO TAXPAYERS: IT'S ON YOU

http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Walmart's New Health Care Policy Shifts Burden To Medicaid, Obamacare: Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, plans to begin denying health insurance to newly hired employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week, according to a copy of the company’s policy obtained by The Huffington Post. Under the policy, slated to take effect in January, Walmart also reserves the right to eliminate health care coverage for certain workers if their average workweek dips below 30 hours -- something that happens with regularity and at the direction of company managers.

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Pot Shops Don’t Boost Teen Drug Use, Study Says

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Pot Shops Don’t Boost Teen Drug Use, Study Says

In the never-ending battle over medical marijuana, the latest flashpoints include a myth-busting study, a popular singer and legal twists in several states.

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Timothy Brown Speaks Out on Being First Man "Cured" of HIV-AIDS

http://www.democracynow.org

As researchers continue to look for a possible cure for HIV-AIDS, we turn to the remarkable story of Timothy Ray Brown, known in the medical world as the "Berlin Patient." He is the first person believed to have been cured of HIV. "I was diagnosed in 1995 with HIV and I was scared to death because at that point people were dying from the disease itself and also form the only available drug at the time, AZT," Brown recalls. A decade later he was diagnosed with leukemia as well.

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Los Angeles City Council Bans All Medical Marijuana Shops

http://in.reuters.com

The Los Angeles City Council decided unanimously on Tuesday to ban all storefront medical marijuana shops, in a blow to a industry that operates in violation of federal law but has become the largest collection of pot dispensaries in California. The 14-0 vote by the council comes after conflicting court decisions on how far local jurisdictions in California can go in cracking down on the cannabis shops. Some observers say the issue could end up before the state's Supreme Court.

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America: We’re (Not) #1!

http://www.prosebeforehos.com

America: We’re (Not) #1!

And, sources for those of you interested:

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DNC Chair: Non-Compliance With Obamacare Will Not Be Tolerated

http://www.prisonplanet.com

...Wasserman Schultz said. “This is a penalty that will be assessed on the tax return if you choose to roll the dice and make us all pay for your being irresponsible and increase all of our health care costs.”

“We’re not going to tolerate that any more in America. You have to be responsible and you have to pay a penalty if you choose not to be,” she added...

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Opt Out of School Lunch

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Opt Out of School Lunch

Should schools force kids to eat USDA-approved food, or should families take back control of what their kids are eating?

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Unanimous: Obama Budget Defeated 414-0

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Unanimous: Obama Budget Defeated 414-0

In a rare instance of bipartisanship, President Barack Obama's reckless $3.6 trillion budget for next year was defeated 414-0 late last night on the House Floor.

Republicans said Democrats were afraid to vote for Obama's proposed tax increases and extra spending for energy and welfare. Democrats said Republicans had forced a vote on a version of Obama's budget that contained only its numbers, not the policies he would use to achieve them.

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No Smoking

http://www.usatoday.com

Employees and smoking.....................Read more here:

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Ohio puts 200-pound third-grader in foster care

http://news.yahoo.com

Ohio puts 200-pound third-grader in foster care

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio third-grader who weighs more than 200 pounds has been taken from his family and placed into foster care after county social workers said his mother wasn't doing enough to control his weight.

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