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5 Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Ebola that Conservatives Actually Believe

5 Crazy Conspiracy Theories About Ebola that Conservatives Actually Believe
As of Thursday morning, there is only one person undergoing treatment for Ebola in the United States, and only two people have contracted the disease in the U.S., both of whom are healthcare workers who survived.
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Obama Reassures Panicked Conservatives: We'll SWAT the Next Victim

Obama Reassures Panicked Conservatives: We'll SWAT the Next Victim
"The dangers of a serious outbreak are extraordinarily low," said Obama, "but we are taking this very seriously." Also discussed: An actual plan to literally SWAT anyone diagnosed with Ebola.
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He'd Like to Thank the Academy: Louisiana, AG Win 'Prize for Ebola Fearmongering'

He'd Like to Thank the Academy: Louisiana, AG Win 'Prize for Ebola Fearmongering'
Louisiana's Attorney General, Buddy Caldwell, refuses – like most Republicans these days – to listen to the science when it comes to Ebola. He's trying to inhibit the incinerated remains of Ebola victim Eric Duncan from traveling to his state (though incineration most assuredly vaporizes the virus).
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McCain Latest to Over-Hype Ebola Threat

McCain Latest to Over-Hype Ebola Threat
Sen. John McCain claimed on a Sunday talk show that “we were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States.” Not exactly. U.S. health officials, early in the outbreak, said it was highly unlikely, but we could not find any instances of them saying it would never happen.
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The Personhood Movement: A Comprehensive Timeline of an Anti-Abortion Crusade Through the Legal System

The Personhood Movement: A Comprehensive Timeline of an Anti-Abortion Crusade Through the Legal System
What is the personhood movement? And when did this anti-abortion, anti-women and regressive political idea become such a force? A comprehensive timeline.
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Judge Sides with OK Attorney General, Denies Health Care to Tens of Thousands

Judge Sides with OK Attorney General, Denies Health Care to Tens of Thousands
The denial machine keeps trucking. Even with all the evidence mounting that Obamacare is working, neigh, excelling, an Oklahoma federal appeals judge thinks it's okay to spend taxpayers' money to deny the state's citizens health care.
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Another Conservative Judge Tries to Defund Obamacare

Another Conservative Judge Tries to Defund Obamacare
A federal judge in Oklahoma ruled Tuesday that Affordable Care Act (ACA) subsidies cannot go to residents of 36 states not running their own insurance exchanges.
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Bad Day for Big Pharma: Obamacare Medical Transparency Laws Take Effect

Bad Day for Big Pharma: Obamacare Medical Transparency Laws Take Effect
ACA transparency laws start taking effect as government releases limited disclosure of Big Pharma payments to doctors. But what do the payments signify? What errors can be expected? More importantly, what's missing?
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Medicaid Backlog Leaves Low-Income Tennesseeans Without Health Care

Medicaid Backlog Leaves Low-Income Tennesseeans Without Health Care
Thousands of low-income Tennessee residents are without access to health care because the state’s $35.7 million computer system is unable to process the backlog of applicants.
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Scared for All the Wrong Reasons: Opponents Lobbying Hard Against CA Prescription Database Proposition

Scared for All the Wrong Reasons: Opponents Lobbying Hard Against CA Prescription Database Proposition
Opponents of California's Proposition 46, a law requiring doctors to enter prescriptions into a centralized database, have come up with a doozy of a smear ad.
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