Romney and Ryan…The Logo Says It All?

I believe this logo speaks for itself, don’t you? Back in time, when Richie Rich was a good-hearted boy but not necessarily in tune with his lesser well off friends, this logo was emblazoned everywhere. Now we have multimillionaires running for president. Candidate Mitt Romney has picked a “Tea Party” loyalist for a running mate…

Medicare – Myth vs. Truth

There are so many claims going around about Social Security, along with the fact that it gets conflated with Medicare, a totally separate program, that it is hard to tell the truth from the lies. The truth is that Social Security is one of the most successful government social programs to be enacted. Since its…

Peering Through The Smoke

Image via Wikipedia As the Affordable Care Act continues to progress, in a somewhat lumbering yet steady manner, the individual mandate included in the bill continues to come under attack. While insurance companies and some candidates are busy claiming that this mandate would be burdensome, and increase the cost of coverage, in reality they are using…

Government Deficit NOT Related To Entitlements!

As the debate regarding the American debt ceiling rages, many legislators would have you believe that the problem has been caused by too many government programs in place to help too many people. In reality, funding for Social Security and Medicare have their own systems, so that would leave Medicaid by itself as an entitlement…