For some Americans facing a large hospital or health care bill, the biggest misnomer regarding the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) is that the law in some way could lower their liability now or in the future. The ACA, coming in at roughly 2,700 pages and requiring an additional 20,000 pages of perplexing federal guidelines and regulations of explanations at best creates a new playing field for how insurance companies are to operate, charge and conduct business with ample small print reserved for who is responsible for paying the bill. Read more »
Most Republicans would agree that the sooner the American people get over the commotion they created by shutting down the government the better; at least for them. The same political party that led America on the wildest spending spree in the history of modern day finance under the Bush administration suddenly has a new mantra about debt!! That being, it must be brought under control; at any cost. Read more »
I recently received the following e-mail, from a friend. . The taking over of the US Government by a handful of people determined to shut down our government was done without a shot fired. We the people cannot let them ever do this again! Read and please respond accordingly….
The following was given by Given Warren Buffet, in a recent interview with CNBC, and offers one of the best quotes about the debt ceiling:
“I could end the deficit in 5 minutes,” he told CNBC. “You just pass a law that says that anytime there is a deficit of more than 3% of GDP, all sitting members of Congress are ineligible for re-election.
The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971 – before computers, e-mail, cell phones, etc.
Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took one (1) year or less to become the law of the land – all because of public pressure. Read more »
The children’s soccer game was about to start when a group of uniformed darkly clad agents emerged from an unmarked black bus sitting in the school parking lot. The insignia on their uniform identified them as TSA agents (Transportation Security Agents) and with no explanation they milled through the crowd of parents, players and coaches asking for ID, going though purses, handbags and athletic equipment bags. Most in attendance followed directions and complied with their requests, but several people questioned the authority of such searches and surprisingly were detained for further questioning. Two coaches on the opposing team were apparently detained regarding an illegal alien issue, from what those of us who could make out regarding the conversation they were having with the TSA agents. Both eventually were zip tied and placed on the bus. After the team had left our local police chief announced on the PA system that this kind of security was truly helpful in ridding the community of illegals and potential security threats. On the way home my wife encouraged me to make sure all of our identity papers were in order, in case it happens at the next game. Read more »