| |Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
File this one under reasons to remain skeptical of Obamacare.
This week, video surfaced showing professor, economist and Affordable Care Act architect Jonathan Gruber describe before an audience at the University of Pennsylvania how deception, “a lack of transparency” and the “stupidity of the American voter” were all critical in getting President Obama’s signature healthcare policy passed into law. Read more
| |Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Two of the state’s most powerful advocacy groups, the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Association of Business, are closely aligned on an issue they want the Legislature to address come January: Texas is short on doctors, both primary care physicians and specialists.
A rapidly growing Texas population, aging baby boomers and increases in chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension mean the problem is only getting worse, especially in rural areas. Read more
| |Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
In 1992, Scott Louis Panetti went to the home of his in-laws in Fredericksburg, where his wife was staying with their 3-year-old daughter.
Armed with a .30-06 rifle, he forced his way into the house and assaulted his wife, according to Death Row records at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Read more