Posts in category "Fiscal Cliff"

Medicaid: The Tension Within

Medicaid: The Tension Within
Medicaid, the primary mechanism by which long-term health care is funded in America, is under assault on multiple fronts.  Collectively, our humanity as a nation is about to be tested by the potentially unpleasant, politically driven choices of funding care for the poor and nearly poor—far too often framed as the slothful underside of our... Read more »

IE8 The American Way

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Angry Politics!  Presented in the style of the Great American Song Book   Music and lyrics by Bruce Brown Montage by Randell Monaco Produced and edited by  Thirdcloud Media

I Don’t Care Too Much for Money

I Don’t Care Too Much for Money
I’m reminded of the Beatles lyric, “money can’t buy me love” and of all the other things we know money can’t buy—self esteem, self respect, good character, integrity and pride in our career are a few that quickly come to mind. The real shocker however, is the list of things that money can buy these... Read more »
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Thinking Outside the Partisan Box

Thinking Outside the Partisan Box
Fiscal cliff negotiations have reached a standstill.  As of Sunday afternoon, Democrats say the talks have stalled over whether to include changes to how Social Security payments are calculated. Should our Social Security even be a bargaining chip on the table of a resolution of tax breaks for the wealthiest of Americans? Do you actually... Read more »