I was on a website and they just basically said everything they sold contained substances known to cause cancer to the state of California.
The US relationship with Brasil has had numerous spats over trade issues, so most likely the reason for the decision has nothing to do with NSA spying, but NSA spying make a good excuse.
Prices are in flux right now, but I'm 59, the Wife is 62, neither of us use tobacco,
PriorityHealth, MyHealth Access Bronze, $20 Office visit, $5,000 (individual) $10,000 (family) deductable, $1,191.23 monthly cost;
United Healthcare, Silver Copay SelectSM 1, $35 Copay , $5,000 (individual) $10,000 (family) $1,177.76
Aetna, MI Aetna Advantage 6350 PD, 0% after deductible, $6,350 (individual) $12,700 (family) , $1,209.27.
Now I'll get a subsidy of $11,125 annually or $927 a month, with a halfway decent plan;
Blue Cross® Premier Silver, $30 copay per visit after deductible, $1,650 (individual) $3,300 (family), $1,128.56, that leaves $201 to be paid even after the taxpayers get ass-raped.
Well since he just fought tooth and nail to keep the individual portion of ACA from being delayed, even to the point of shutting down the USG, only to have it revieled that the sign-up web-site went live DOA, I think he pretty well shot his wad politically.
Please pray tell what could possible be bad enough to blackmail the President who's administration has been a constant string of scandals; would rape, drug dealing, murder be enough? Obama is making Nixon look like a choir-boy.
Actualy to me it seems like letting the slaves choose which foreman beats them when they are tied to the whipping-post.
I'm usually libertarian leaning, but this is one area where the state or better yet DOT needs to set some realistic standards for traffic light timing; in this day and age there is no excuse for not having accurate and consistantly timed lights. We have NTP and GPS, if I'm driving the speed limit cross town, hitting a red light should be rare anyways.
I wouldn't be surprised if you had the desired qualifications, that it would be typical that your student loan debts would be paid off as part of your signing bonus if your contract was long enough.
The odd thing about China is one is never sure if something the government does is an official action or if it one of the loose cannons going rogue.
More likely made sure all of the Anti-virus vendors had a copy of the virus so it could be added to the signatures. I'm sure that since computer and network security is a major part of their mission, they had back-channels into all of the AV vendors and when they effectively say this "this shit is bad, we wouldn't wish it on our enemies" people pay attention.
Prosecution will never happen, everybody is prohibited by law from testifying to whether the documents Snowden stole are authentic or not, i.e. the infamous "I can neither confirm nor deny", and Snowden is unlikely to respond to a sumons to testify.
While "discipline" helps, the parents have to be onboard with the program to insure consistency, yet ADHD tends to run in families so the parents are likely to be ADHD as well and are therefore unlikely to be fair and consistant disciplinarieans themselves. Family Therapy with medication as an adjuct is more likely to be effective.
All the above, except rather than GMOs I'd go with parents who wean their kids off baby formula in a botttle to Mountain Dew in a sippy cup.
The ACA is something, and something is better than nothing, but the medical industry is saturated with greed and gouging. Take the obscene profits out of medical care and there is no incentive for mass misdiagnosis.
Sure, just got a quote for $1,095.00 a month with a $10,000.00 annual deductable, that seems worse than nothing to me. I have a hard time seeing ACA as anything other than Obama's version of corporate welfare, at best, at worst a calculated effort to move the country into full on socialized medicine.
You can easily spend an hour finding the best price for a medication. You can spend days pricing out a procedure. It's true that part of this is due to lack of incentives. Some places will flat out refuse to quote you a price, and you can bet the ones who do quote you do not consider it binding. They can sprinkle some different meds and have a couple extra doctors glance at your chart to double your bill.
I just go to Michigan drug prices and look up anything that's going to get refilled and move the Rx to the cheapest provider, the Meijers chain has a lot of common antibiotics for free, Walmart has free statins as well.
Just type your drug name and "price" into google and you'll find something helpfull.