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Taxpayers foot the bill for the uninsured

void57 #thisweek Doctors and hospitals shouldn’t get a tax writeoff for bad debt. Stop making the Taxpayers foot the bill for the uninsured. [Source]  Related “middle income” vs. “the middle class” void57 Romney says “middle income,” $200K-250K. Obama says “the middle… The American Dream The American Dream requires that you spend spend spend the… Jefferson […]

Bungee Jumping

No, not really, but looking at my Fidelity account recently has felt like it, and not in a good way. I should have spent my money on gambling and drugs.  Related A Frugal Life I am thankful that I live a relatively simple, frugal… Informed Consent “The patient is an ignorant person who does not […]

Toxic Capitalism

Interdependence is the key word. Enlightened interdependence. Life in all its rich variety, “take a little, leave a little”… However: by the inexorable logistics of the vampiric process THEY ALWAYS TAKE MORE THAN THEY NEED. — William S. Burroughs “Words of Advice for Young People” From Hallucination Engine by Material. This spoken-word piece by William […]

Jefferson on the Public Debt

But the art and mystery of banks is a wonderful improvement on that. It is established on the principle that “private debts are a public blessing”; that the evidences of those private debts, called bank notes, become active capital, and aliment the whole commerce, manufactures, and agriculture of the United States. Here are a set of people, for instance, who have bestowed on us the great blessing of running in our debt about two hundred millions of dollars, without our knowing who they are, where they are, or want property they have to pay this debt when called on; nay, who have made us so sensible of the blessings of letting them run in our debt, that we have exempted them by law from the repayment of these debts beyond a given proportion (generally estimated at one-third).

No hope…

No hope for help… | Oddly Enough | Reuters “I have a message for every homeowner worried about rising mortgage payments: The best you can do for your family is to call 1-800-995-HOPE,” … Bush said after a White House meeting with administration officials and lenders on a new plan to help. Unfortunately he was […]

The American Dream

The American Dream requires that you spend spend spend the future and hope that future earnings pay the debt.

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