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Skyrocketing health care costs: Thanks President Nixon!

August 31, 2011

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Is the health insurance business a racket? Yes, literally. And this is why the shameless pandering to robber baron corporations posing as “health providers” is such an egregious … and obvious … tactic to do nothing more than plump up insurance company profits. And do you know who’s to blame?   Believe it or not, the […]

Congress: Living fat off the hog

August 18, 2011

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For those demanding proof of the $491,000 annual perks and benefits package that all members of Congress receive in addition to their average $186,375 salary: Health care benefits Vacation Premium retirement fund with hedge fund reinforcement Per Diem (at $272 per day) for every day Congress “does business” Annual 4% Cost of Living Increase All […]

A government perk you didn’t know about

May 17, 2011

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If you weren’t furious with Congress before today, you will be by the time you finish reading this blog entry. Without any hyperbolic introduction, I’m just going to state the point flat-out and let you decide how high to let your blood pressure spike. Staff members of United States Congresspersons do not have to repay […]