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Medicare: Damned if you “D” and damned if you “R”

January 2, 2012

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Attention late-40-somethings and early-50-somethings: Medicare as your parents knew it is about to be gutted no matter who wins the White House in 2012. You may not like it, but you might have to accept it. Toss out all the partisan rhetoric and appalling similarities become clear in the policy prescriptions coming from President Obama […]

The Congressional Reform Act of 2011

July 30, 2011

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“We, the people, are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts; not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” — Abraham Lincoln “The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government – […]

Congress’ insider trading: Just really good at ‘guessing’

June 21, 2011

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If you haven’t found a reason to loathe and despise the flagrant hypocrisy and profiteering that literally personifies the United States Congress yet, then you simply aren’t looking.  In case you were under the foolish assumption that your elected officials run for elected office “to serve the greater good,” I’m about to – once again […]