Another week has come and gone, and our government still cannot agree on a plan for addressing America’s impending financial disaster. Each day, Wall Street and Main Street draw closer to the brink. The time for political posturing and half-measures is over. The cancer has metastasized. We need radiation, chemo, and surgery. Unless we are willing to pursue a radical course of treatment we can kiss the American dream of yesteryear goodbye.
I was surprised by a Medicare ruling on a bill to a senior citizen client. In over eight years of helping senior citizens with Medicare related medical bills, I never encountered a Medicare ruling like the one that is described in this article. How can a person be both an “inpatient” and an “outpatient” at the same time?
Many whites that initially had supported our president are now crediting him for our current misery. But blacks, despite suffering far more, are far less inclined to hang it on Obama. The message that massive government spending and borrowing does not grow the economy has not reached blacks. Is this a racial thing? Whites will jump off the ship run by a black captain in a minute while blacks will ride it out until it hits the iceberg?