The Deceptions of Affordable Health Care

Whether you live in LaLa land and assume you will never need health care, or live in fear that the person you just bumped on the street exposed you to some virus or bacteria. Without affordable health insurance, you will be shit out of luck IF anything happens to hurt you. Each […]

Republican Whack A Mole Misses the Point

The point is:

While the Republicans struggle to dethrone the Obama they hate, the country is suffering from inattention daily. To quote the precious gun lobby, “we just need to enforce the laws we have.” That would be great if the GOP would quit deregulating and withholding funds from […]

Arrogant Health Care Insurers Make Public Option Necessary

Uninsured human beings are the greatest threat to Public Health. Healthy conservatives just don’t get it. General Public Health doesn’t seem necessary as long as their own health is under control. Sickness is an annoying byproduct of ignorance, poor breeding, poor lifestyle or something that shouldn’t concern their own righteous tax dollars. […]

Last Resort – Retire Early While You Can

DollarsAndSense.org

With the current state of US and world economy, the alternative to jumping out a window, committing a heinous crime or planting your pup tent under an overpass, is retire early and collect your meager social security check at general delivery. Yes, the post office still has General Delivery.

Have […]

Can Marijuana Rescue The Economy In 2010 Like Booze Did In 1933

Can Marijuana Help Rescue California’s Economy?

“The state of California is in a very, very precipitous economic plight. It’s in the toilet,” says California Democratic state assemblyman Tom Ammiano. “It looks very, very bleak, with layoffs and foreclosures, and schools closing or trying to operate four days a week. We have one […]

US Health Care Plunges, Texas Drops 9 Points

Ranking: Texas is 46th this year; it was 37th in 2007. Strengths: Strengths include a low prevalence of smoking at 19.3 percent of the population, a low prevalence of binge drinking at 15.0 percent of the population, a low rate of cancer deaths at 186.3 deaths per 100,000 population and a moderate […]

H.R.800 Wants You To Have Choices, McCain Doesn’t

The wording in H.R. 800 will determine if Congress can level the playing field and allow both sides a fair set of defined regulations. It should never be a choice of victims. It should be a choice for prosperity for all by making companies and workers a team with equitable rewards. […]