Nov. 21, 2013
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Remembering the golden era of journalism, analysis of the healthcare law, a reassessment of JFK’s political views

Today’s news and commentator Cal Thomas recalls coming of age around the Kennedy assassination, plus: TW&E’s Kent Covington provides new analysis of the healthcare law, a reassessment of John F. Kennedy’s political views 50 years after his assassination, and more

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Thursday news

Healthcare spending: A new report by the White House Council of Economic Advisors says that healthcare spending grew by only 1.3 percent annually since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, the lowest rate ever. But Diana Furchgott-Roth of the Manhattan Institute says there are other reasons for the slow growth of healthcare spending.

Benghazi: Last week, the State Department finally allowed 5 survivors of the September 11th, 2012 al Qaeda attack on the U-S consulate in Benghazi to testify behind closed doors on Capitol hill. Reports are now leaking out of just what the survivors told members of the House Intelligence committee. 

Census Bureau scandal: Another scandal brewing in Washington, this time with the U.S. Census Bureau. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa of California, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is looking into reports that the Census Bureau fabricated numbers to lower the unemployment rate ahead of last year’s elections.

Planned Parenthood fraud: An Iowa Planned Parenthood clinic is being accused of receiving fraudulent Medicare reimbursements.

Business/economy: The markets turned lower on Wednesday afternoon. Business reporter Warren Smith explains the reason for the downturn. 

The golden era of journalism

Commentator Cal Thomas discusses the memories he has of the Kennedy assassination.

New analysis of the healthcare law

TW&E senior correspondent Kent Covington reports on further analysis of Obamacare.

After 50 years, a reassessment of John F. Kennedy’s political views

Ira Stoll is the author of JFK, Conservative (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). Read an online preview here, via Google Books.

Nov. 21, 2013


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