Man Signs Up For Obamacare And His Dog Gets Coverage – Countless Americans are dealing with signing up for new healthcare plans via state exchanges due to the new Obamacare policies. One man out of Colorado thought he was signing up for coverage and was shocked when he got a letter stating that his 14 year old Yorkie had successfully opened a health insurance account with Connect for Health Colorado. The man laughed it off saying that the mix-up probably came about because he used Baxter’s name as a security question answer when signing up. During an interview he said, “There’s been a lot of headaches that’s come from all of this. All the phone calls. All the nonsense. They ended up giving me good coverage I think, but who knows if they’re going to take it away.” He then joked, “As long as Baxter’s covered, that’s all the counts.”
George Zimmerman’s Estranged Wife: He’s ‘Like A Ticking Time Bomb – George Zimmerman’s estranged wife, who accused him of assault and smashing her iPod during a fight earlier this year, sat down with Katie Couric to talk about her troubled spouse. She officially filed for divorce on Tuesday- the same day Zimmerman was arrested for assaulting his current girlfriend. She told Couric who Zimmerman was a wonderful person when she married him but how he now seems to have “snapped in spirit” and is acting “like a monster”. She said, “I hope that there’s no violence, but he does seem like a ticking time bomb. I know I’m certainly afraid. I just hope that he can get, maybe, the help that he needs to deal with his situation, and the no one else will be hurt.”
President Obama Gives Out Freedom Medals – President Obama honored 16 people with the highest civilian award- The Presidential Medal of Freedom. The honorees included former President Clinton and our girl Oprah Winfrey. About the ceremony Obama said, “This is one of my favorite events every year. This year it’s just a little more special, because this marks the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy establishing this award.” According to the White House, President Clinton received the award for his public service in the White House and his founding of the Clinton Foundation. About Winfrey they said, “Winfrey is one of the world’s most successful broadcast journalists … best known for creating The Oprah Winfrey Show… [she] has long been active in philanthropic causes and expanding opportunities for young women.” Obama said that the award is for, “men and women who have dedicated their own lives to enriching ours.”
Xbox One Drops Today! – In the wake of the PS4 going on sale, the Xbox One will be making its appearance today. PS4 reviews have been a little sckewed since many people are reporting they are defective. The new Xbox is Microsoft’s first game console in 8 years. The system is being similar to a ‘PC for your living room’ they say and will include features like: voice recognition, 8 gigabytes of RAM, 8-core processor, improved graphics, Windows 8 design, apps, cable TV connector and improved Kinect hardware.
Three Women Held As Slaves For 30 Years – British police said yesterday that three women had been freed after being held for 30 years as domestic slaves in London, including one who was believed to have spent her entire life in captivity. A man and a woman, both of them aged 67, were arrested yesterday on suspicion of forced labor and domestic servitude. An investigation was launched after one of the women contacted a charity last month to say she was being held against her will along with two others. The women — a 69-year-old Malaysian, a 57-year-old Irish woman and a 30-year-old Briton — were freed on October 25th, and were said to be, quote, “highly traumatized.” Not disclosed was how they ended up as slaves or if they were related.
To Cut Costs, ObamaCare Plans Drop Top Docs, Hospitals – According to The Washington Post, Obamacare will cut costs by not including some of the nation’s most prestigious and therefore most expensive doctors and hospitals under Obamacare.The health care exchange will be offering smaller networks with less costly doctors and hospitals to make the health care packages affordable. Some hospitals are challenging the actions with lawsuits and others pulling themselves off of plans all together.Good god all he’s trying to do is offer everyone affordable healthcare, so yall don’t rack up medical bills when you get sick. Let him live.
Locally 2 Arrests In Knockout Game – At the end of last month a 63 year old man was walking his dog when he was the victim of “the knockout game”. This has been a trend among teens where they hit unsuspecting victims in the face/head and run away. The man recalled one individual running past him and another walking towards him before he was punched in the mouth and knocked to the ground. He called for help and the suspects of course ran away but the police were able to catch them.Two 19 year olds have been identified and arrested in connection with the assault. Lower Merion police are investigating to see if these same men are responsible for a similar incident that took place back in September where a man was punched in the face while mowing his lawn. Hey guys! Be mindful is someone dies or gets hurt you can catch a charge. Dummies!