Political Rant – Pre-Existing Conditions not covered?

Every now and then I have to go into one of my Rants about the callous stupidity of our nations politicians. This is one of those rants about these heartless and cruel politicians and their attempt at splitting people with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions away from the rest of the population, essentially condemning them to eventual …

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Syrian Refugees, Yes or No? That’s a tough one.

I see that a battle is brewing over whether we Americans should take in Syrian refugees. That's a tough on for anyone to answer. I have no control over the final decision. I understand that. I'm just another abused and ignored citizen. You see it's a Federal decision, and it seems the idiots we have …

LMSA – Be PROUD and be LOUD

DON BOBBITT A commentary on how both parties in Congress are working together to distract the public into believing that the reduction of benefits for Retirees, Seniors and Baby Boomers is necessary to reduce the federal deficit. This is their preference rather than cutting their other favorite Pork Barrel programs, or God forbid, their own …

A Seniors first Year of Retirement and the Financial Reality.

  My article on the tax reality that I ran into after my first year of retirement. I am a Baby Boomer, and my whole generation was told to put everything into tax-deferred savings. The justification to us was that we would be in a lower tax bracket and would pay lower taxes. Bit two …

Its a NEW YEAR, I wonder if our NEW Politicians will do better?

It has been a disgusting past year from my perspective when I look at the Idiots in Congress. One news show cited that Congress, the whole gaggle of strutting fools that they are have an approval rating with the American public of Less than 17%! In my humble opinion, this group of contentious fools got …

I was Just Thinkin’ – Here I sit, Retired?

That's right, I'm Retired! And, here I have combined two different articles of mine for efect. The first half I wrote when I turned 65. The second half are my reflections on then, Now and what I am afraid about tomorrow and our future as retirees. Click on the link below to read the article. …

I Was Just Thinking! How big must your Cajones be?

That's right Exactly How Big must your cajones be for you to run for political office? I'm just wondering, you understand. I am not interested in the job myself. But these people have gotten themselves voted into such plush jobs that for them to use their perks must take a pretty large set. I mean, …

Making excuses for the Tea Party, Trying to condone the destruction of America

Roadside Sign I was listening to the news yesterday and there was an endless line of Congressmen marching in front of the cameras. The were either attacking and blaming each other for the ridiculous brinksmanship we Americans have been dragged through. The amazing thing was that each one continued to feel that they were the …

Sunday Morning Politics – Who is looking Out for ME?

Sunday Morning Politics and my finances Here I am again! It's a slow and balmy Sunday morning and i'm sitting here, on my PC, looking sadly at my personal finances. At the same time, I have the TV on, mostly for the background noise and the occasional weather report. As is the norm, the network …

How scared should I BE? The Politicians are quiet!

I was Just Thinkin' Sitting over my morning Coffee and Worried. The news really has nothing of any national import to talk about other than beating on the weather and older stories. The weather isn't that shocking, and the older stories are just being stirred around, kind of like a kid would poke a stick …

Just Thinkin’ #6 The Middle-Class and Senior Plight

I was sitting here, watching the great Sunday Morning News Marathon and it hit me. How many times can Congress and our supposed representatives keep "stealing' the moneys of the Poor, the Lame, and the Elderly, and thrust it into the pockets of the un-thankful around the World? How bad off do we have to …

Congresional Representatives or LEMMINGS

LEMMINGS or REPRESENTATIVES of the PEOPLE? That's my question. AS I continue to get up every morning and check the latest news, the #1 topic is the National Budget. Oh, and the FISCAL CLIFF! The latest is that all of our brilliant representatives and even our newly elected leader are just going to "Jump off …

A Seniors View of His Medical Insurance Future

Ryan-pic by DonkeyHotey via flickr It seems that we Seniors are eating too much Chicken at the political picnic!And, if history is any lesson on how corporations and governments operate, I and the rest of us Boomers, are in serious trouble. I figure that once the younger people of America get put on "Coupons" for their …

One in Eight Millionaires are Tax Audited by the IRS

Mr. Rich pic by mediaflury via flikr ONE in EIGHT, that's 1 in 8, Millionaires were audited by the IRS last year! This was one of those CNN streamer tag-lines lines morning. OK, this, for some reason really BURNS ME! Where is the individual opportunity for catching and recovering the most money? We call that …