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Trump’s costly July Fourth event bankrupted Washington’s security, anti-terror fund

Trump’s July Fourth parade bankrupted Washington, D.C. city security fund
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/trump-s-costly-july-fourth-event-bankrupted-washington-s-security-n1028261

Think your ancestors waited their turn?

Comparing what it meant to immigrate to the US back in the 1700s, 1800s, and early 1900s to the requirements for immigration today is comparing apples and oranges. Here’s what immigration was really like back then. Your ancestors were very likely undocumented immigrants, too.
Every time policies and practices…
— Read on www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/ancestors-immigrate-legally

As price of insulin soars, Americans caravan to Canada for lifesaving medicine

One group says making the run across the border is safer than rationing the medication.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/as-price-of-insulin-soars-americans-caravan-to-canada-for-lifesaving-medicine/2019/06/14/0a272fb6-8217-11e9-9a67-a687ca99fb3d_story.html

The rising coat of medication is killing most of America. In their pocket books and literally. America is a capitalist society but to what end? Do CEO’s really need multimillion salaries every year? No!

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart-related deaths, study finds

Counties in states where Medicaid expanded had 4 fewer deaths per 100,000 residents each year from cardiovascular causes after expansion, compared with counties in non-expansion states between 2010 and 2016, new research finds.
— Read on www-m.cnn.com/2019/04/05/health/medicaid-expansion-cardiovascular-deaths-study/index.html

Delaware joins effort to send electoral votes to winner of national popular vote

Delaware has joined a growing list of states that have passed laws to potentially allocate their electoral votes to the winner of the popular vote in future presidential elections.
— Read on www-m.cnn.com/2019/03/28/politics/delaware-popular-vote-governor-bill/index.html

Gilead profits from Tuvada HIV treatment funded by taxpayers and patented by the U.S. government

Critics say the CDC is “twiddling their thumbs” and failing to leverage patent for public health.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/pharma-giant-profits-from-hiv-treatment-funded-by-taxpayers-and-patented-by-the-government/2019/03/26/cee5afb4-40fc-11e9-9361-301ffb5bd5e6_story.html