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Why can’t healthcare be this easy in the US?

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As my business trip to Budapest wound down last week, my family and I headed off to Italy on a high speed train (a subject of another post soon) and woke up in Venice, Italy.  And yes, it’s beautiful. My son had a cold coming into the trip that got progressively worse.  Fortunately (I thought),…

US to Leave Iraq by Year’s End

It’s taken a while and longer than most Americans would have preferred, but the United States will be completely withdrawing all troops from Iraq by year’s end, fulfilling a campaign promise President Obama made in 2008. From this Washington Post story: The Obama administration has decided to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq by the end…