ZipDialog’s Roundup of News Beyond the Front Page . . Tuesday, November 28

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Linked articles in bold purple

◆ Oddly, Federal workers are concerned that Trump’s “Drain the Swamp” rhetoric might reduce the Federal workforce. (AP)

◆ Actual headline: Stop the Presses!!

This is an actual AP story.ap-headline

Jill Stein has sent out a fundraising letter, asking ask AP to recheck that.

obamacare-simple-logo-purple-w-purple-background-250px-no-margins◆ Price to move: Georgia Rep. Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon before his 12 years in Congress, is expected to be named Trump’s Secretary for Health and Human Services. Price has been one of Obamacare’s toughest critics. Here’s the story from the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

◆ Related Story: Can Paul Ryan actually privatize Medicare? (Politico)

If House Speaker Paul Ryan has his way, the 115th Congress won’t just repeal Obamacare, it will dramatically reform Medicare, turning the program into a form of private insurance.

Ryan has long supported the controversial idea and, immediately after the election, he suggested that any Obamacare reform should include Medicare reform. Another key player, House Budget Chairman Tom Price, said Medicare reform was a top priority for the unified Republican government. –Politico

◆ America’s economic recovery has been weak by historical standards, but it is still strong enough to pick up the world economy, according to the OECD. (Reuters at CNBC)

drone-200px-no-margins◆ It’s a brave new world: Robbery suspects in Tulsa chased home by drone and captured. (News on 6, Tulsa)

An eyewitness saw the break-in happening. That eyewitness was talking to a drone pilot outside The Vault, where the break-in happened, so when the suspects took off, the drone did too. –News on 6, Tulsa

“Hey, tell me something I don’t know,” mused Anwar al-Awlaki.

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