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CBS News: Obamacare Hiking Costs For Employers

In 2010, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimated Obamacare would "collectively reduce the number of people with employer-sponsored health coverage by about 14 million." CBS News reports on two small business owners who are cancelling their worker's insurance...More

 

Picking Up The Flag

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Yes. I busted my ass for Obama the first time around. Opened my checkbook, campaigned, knocked on doors. Did everything I could to see that he carried Florida in the Presidential election. Not easy in a place where Fred Thompson...More

 

Life Before Social Security

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This year I will be 71 years old, assuming I make it and I have close family now into their eighties. I was born in the first year of WW II and my older relatives born in the 1930s during...More

 

A Tribe Called Sequester

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It’s Thursday February 28th! Do you know where your podcast is? On this day in history back in 1861, the U.S. Congress created Colorado Territory. They didn’t actually create anything. They just wrote and signed some pieces of paper that...More

 

Medicare and Social Security Can Expect Cuts

If there is ever a deal between Congress and the president, to divert cuts and find some common ground, or should I say some fair trades, the big three entitlements Continue Reading → The post Medicare and Social Security Can...More

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Pot Legalization Bills Introduced, and Why Congress Will Not Legalize Pot

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Public polling shows that a majority of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, but will Congress even consider taking pot off the banned substances list? Today, two members of the House — Rep. Jared Polis [D, CO] and Rep. Earl Blumenauer...More

 

Let's Get Fiscal -- And Get Physical

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The GOP say the only way to address the debt is to weaken Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security, but we know that healthy, secure Americans make a healthier, more secure America. Deficit hawks want to stop investing in our country...More

 

Medicare Age Requirement Should Go Down, Not Up

Recently there has been talk by Republican lawmakers and the media about a deal to help solve the Fiscal Cliff issue and they think that Medicare’s age requirement should be lifted to 67 years old. As far as I am...More

 

Fiscal Cliff Saga: Game of Chicken

For those of you not familiar with the game of Chicken, it is a very dangerous game where drivers in two different cars drive straight at each other, and the one who swerves off the road first, loses. Sometimes two...More