Archive for October 21st, 2011

Occupy Wall Street: The Equal Sharing of Misery?

Occupy Wall Street: The Equal Sharing of Misery?

The appalling economic ignorance of the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd is evident in almost every interview with the impassioned occupiers. During last century’s Cold War, Great Britain’s Winston Churchill said: “The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of wealth; the inherent vice of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.” In their ignorance, the Occupiers would unwittingly choose that “equal sharing of misery.” Of course, it wouldn’t really be an equal sharing, would it?

SOS: Speaking of Seniors – Saving a Thousand Dollars

SOS: Speaking of Seniors - Saving a Thousand Dollars

An elderly woman brought two unpaid bills to our office which totaled 1, 78.18. She wanted to know why Medicare and her Medicare supplement insurance policy had not paid these bills. I ended up saving her over $1,000. The service that I gave to this client was provided FREE OF CHARGE.