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Put on a happy face, Obamacare woes, WORLD’s East region Hope Award finalist
Today’s news and commentary from Cal Thomas, plus: an Obamacare update from TW&E reporter Jim Henry, the East region finalist for WORLD’s Hope Award for Effective Compassion, and more
Cancellation letters: Millions of Americans continue to be frustrated with Obamacare as they receive cancellation letters from their healthcare providers. When pressed on the President’s repeated pledge, the spokesman Jay Carney, admitted that, in fact, many Americans can’t keep what they have after all, but he wouldn’t call that broken promise.
Website issues: The crippling technical issues with Healthcare.gov persist. The system that verifies and protects client information crashed, taking the Obamacare website offline for much of Sunday and Monday. The most recent problem calls attention to another key concern: privacy.
Abortion: A federal judge has struck down part of a new pro-life law in Texas. The judge ruled that it is unconstitutional to require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. Backers of the law say the requirement is intended to protect women who may need hospital care in the event of a botched abortion.
Business/economy: Approximately halfway through the earnings reports for S&P 500 companies and business reporter Warren Smith says earnings have been about what analysts expected.
Commentary: Put on a happy face
Commentator Cal Thomas suggests that Republicans recapture the art of a positive message and belief in the American people.
Obamacare update: Trouble with a capital T
TW&E reporter Jim Henry reports on further Obamacare issues that might be around the corner for the administration.
The East Region finalist for WORLD’s 2013 Hope Award
Today, we conclude our series profiling the five finalists for WORLD News Group’s 8th annual Hope Award for Effective Compassion. Learn more and cast your vote at wng.org/compassion. The voting deadline is this Thursday (Oct. 31)!