Jeff Bezos could go on Medicaid if he played it correctly, but the average working Jill can’t

Medicaid rules changed when President Barack Obama pushed through the Affordable Car Act (ACA) and he ensured that the very rich could join low-cost Medicaid, while the working class had to pay high medical expenses, either at work with private insurance or retired under Medicare. While I'm sure Jeff Bezos would never stoop his mightiness … Continue reading Jeff Bezos could go on Medicaid if he played it correctly, but the average working Jill can’t

Judged “naughty or nice” determines if you are allowed on planes or trains in China – the “Big Comrade” is watching

The Communist Party is watching - and punishing - many citizens of China today, and in 18 months everyone will be judged by their Social Credit - a number earned by absolute obedience to government rules, always behaving nicely, and paying your bills promptly. During the experimental period since 2015, those with low scores had … Continue reading Judged “naughty or nice” determines if you are allowed on planes or trains in China – the “Big Comrade” is watching

Richest man in world ($115,000,000,000) offers only $8 a week raise to some of America’s top journalists, meanwhile spending $42,000,000 for a cuckoo clock

Washington Post writers and reporters began the New Year with a major problem: their owner was offering a lump sum $12 a week raise in the first year of a new contract, and $8 a week in the second year. Plus, unlike the New York Times staff, they had to pay for their own coffee. … Continue reading Richest man in world ($115,000,000,000) offers only $8 a week raise to some of America’s top journalists, meanwhile spending $42,000,000 for a cuckoo clock

WAPO article suggests Hitler wasn’t evil, just sad victim of his strict father, or an Oedipus complex?

The Washington Post's Michael Rosenwald last week gave the antisemitic crowd something to admire, when he set the stage for yesterday's Holocaust Remembrance Day by wondering: The questions have been asked again and again. Was it because of his (Hitler's) father? Was it because a Jewish doctor couldn’t save his mother? Was there a Freudian … Continue reading WAPO article suggests Hitler wasn’t evil, just sad victim of his strict father, or an Oedipus complex?

GOP plan to end “Death Tax” means the billionaires will be overjoyed, while the rest of us pay the bills

Tuesday, 4/4/17: examining entire fake "Russian Dossier" on Donald Trump! Estate tax percentages have varied in recent history, ranging from 55% in 2000 under George Bush #1 to 35% under Barack Obama and now 40% under Donald Trump. The GOP wants it to be zero. Currently, couples with less than about $11,000,000 pay no estate … Continue reading GOP plan to end “Death Tax” means the billionaires will be overjoyed, while the rest of us pay the bills