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The big unanswered question from the health care debacle

As everyone knows, last week legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act – aka “ObamaCare” went down in a stunning defeat.   This shocked the political world as getting rid of Obamacare it has been the avowed goal of of the Republicans – almost their “raison d’etre” (reason for being) for the past seven years .  On top of that, President Trump had made it his top priority, pledging to have the act repealed some 64  and even promised to deliver a full repeal of Obamacare  “On day one of the Trump Administration”.
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HP accussed of “purging” older workers

In what has been increasingly common, another Silicon Valley tech industry giant has been charged with age discrimination and a company wide “purge” of older workers.   The San Jose Mercury News reported that four former employees filed a complaint August 18th in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, alleging the Palo Alto-based company’s goal for layoffs was “to make the company younger.”
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