Category Archives: health care

>New charts to explain entitlement spending problem

> Perotcharts.com has another easy-to-understand presentation on our nation’s entitlement spending problem. Advertisements

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>How I started working out (and stuck with it)

> I don’t particularly enjoy exercising.  I know it’s good for me for all sorts of reasons, but there was always some excuse, too busy, wanting to do other stuff like reading or going out with friends to lunch, you … Continue reading

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>Links Post – Apologies!

>Ok, so over the past week I’ve been collecting little snippets but not having time to comment on any of them. Since commenting on interesting things I find is the whole point behind Infosnack, I have to resort to a … Continue reading

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>"Don’t Tax You, Don’t Tax Me, Tax the Fellow Behind the Tree"

>This paper by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation is better written than I could state, but it’s an idea that I’ve been rolling around in my head for two years. Back when my parents were young, the US Government decided … Continue reading

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>GAO on health care

>The GAO has an interesting report on the long-term effects of spending on health care. Health care is the basic conundrum behind the long-term entitlement spending problem. Social Security is not really that big a problem. It’s about 1.7% of … Continue reading

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