- Enrollment through Colorado’s insurance exchange
barely half the projected worst case scenario, which officials
say will make it difficult for the state “to deliver on promises
made to Colorado citizens” and jeopardize the program’s revenue
stream. The American Lung Association and the American Cancer
Society, both supporters of the Affordable Care Act, nevertheless
oppose Obamacare’s tobacco surcharge, arguing it will push
smokers out of insurance policies and make it even more difficult
for them to quit.
- National Security Advisor Susan Rice is in
Afghanistan, where she is
expected to meet with Hamid Karzai to discuss the post-2014
security pact between the two countries.
- The U.S. government
reportedly turned a larger profit on student loans,$41.3
billion, than all but two companies worldwide, Exxon Mobil and
- State police in New York have
acquired 32 SUVs so that troopers can more easily peer into
cars to catch drivers who are texting.
- A Texas man has been in
prison for more than 30 years despite having his conviction
overturned and a new trial ordered in 1980.
- A couple in the Florida Keys were
mistakenly shipped 11 pounds of marijuana to a rental property
in Louisiana. They turned the marijuana in to local police in
Florida, who say the couple could’ve been arrested had cops
discovered the marijuana while the couple was unknowingly driving
it back to Florida.
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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/25/colorado-obamacare-enrollment-even-worst