Fighting terrorism requires respect for Islam

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Blog, Extremism, Global Affairs, Immigration |

Photo courtesy of Lance Theroux Fighting terrorism requires respect for Islam By Rick Smith How America’s politicians label the fight on terrorism is a critical issue dividing the two political parties. The Republicans have been unrelenting in their attacks on President Obama for refusing to use the term “radical Islam” when referring to terrorism. The GOP has attacked the three Democratic presidential candidates as well for their refusal to...

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Not ready for Medicaid Managed Care

Posted by on Dec 12, 2015 in Blog |

Not ready for Medicaid Managed Care By Kathleen O’Leary   With 25 days before the launch of turning Iowa Medicaid, which delivers needed services to 560,000 Iowans, to private Managed Care companies (MCOs), Legislators on the Legislative Medicaid Managed Care Oversight Committee heard how the MCOs are not ready for the January 1, 2016 beginning.   However, in a partisan move, a motion to delay privatization of Medicaid until July,...

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