A majority of young doctors feel pessimistic about the future of the U.S. health care system, with the new health care law cited as the main reason, according to a survey released to Reuters last Wednesday.
Nearly half of the 500 doctors surveyed think the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement, will have a negative effect on their practices, compared with 23 percent who think it will be positive.
Of the 57 percent of young doctors who are pessimistic, 34 percent cite the new health care law or regulations as the reason for pessimism. Other reasons include declining reimbursement for doctors and a decrease in incomes.
You guys, it won’t be long before wars really are fought by bunny-hopping space marines in power armor, head-shotting dudes from a mile away with rail guns. I mean, we pretty much already have all the pieces, it’s just a matter of putting them together. This test firing of the Navy’s experimental rail gun shows that our geeky weapon dreams are all coming true.
Every step real life takes towards being more like a Schwarzenegger movie is a step in the right direction. I wouldn’t mind being killed by one of these things as long as my gravestone says “RIP Ziyad, killed by a projectile traveling more than a mile a second.”