As many of you may know,if the political class does not get its act together by March 1,2013,automatic Federal government spending cuts will kick in that will reduce government spending by over a trillion dollars over the next ten years. This “sequestering” of budget dollars was agreed to by [...]
Now that campaigning is finished,it is incumbent on our elected government to face up to Medicare’s problems and implement thoughtful solutions. Pretending that Medicare is financially solvent while ignoring the facts about the declining acceptance of Medicare and the future of health care access for seniors under [...]
Dr. Marvin J. Folkertsma,FloydReports.com
Amidst the rhetorical pyrotechnics surrounding July’s debt-ceiling debates,another controversy streaked across the sky like a comet,flared for an instant,then receded into the maelstrom of ongoing partisan attacks. The shooting star in question involved an exchange between two of Congress’ most controversial members,Allen West (R-Fla.) and [...]
While charges and counter-charges about Medicare are flying back and forth in Washington,hardly anyone seems to have noticed that Medicare’s financial problems have already been solved. They were solved by the health reform bill enacted last year,what some people call ObamaCare.
So why isn’t this front page news? Why [...]