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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I WAS JUST THINKIN’ – Why can’t my Taxes be used at Home to Help Americans first?

I originally wrote this in April, 2013. Looks like I'm seeing my predictions blooming right before my eyes! It doesn't take much for me to strike verbally at our existing government flunkies. That has to be obvious from so many things; but particularly from my attitude and disappointment with our leadership in Washington. You see, …

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 …

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’m Old enough to Remember-#1 – When we were told SS and Medicare Insurance was a safe thing.

Yes, I am old enough to remember.I remember when I was a young worker for a major electronics manufacturing location and they, our government, told us that paying our SS and Medicare taxes was a GOOD THING!Yep! If we paid those taxes we would be set for life when we retired.A comfortable RETIREMENT and an …

The Disconnection between Medical Costs and Medicare Coverage

  Actual Medical Costs for Seniors continue to rise as Congress continues to rewrite what is covered by Medicare. This is leading to a migration of many Doctors and other Medical Service Providers away from accepting new patients who are on Medicare. In addition, the professions treating many medical problems are increasing their billing charges …

I was Just Thinkin’ – Is it time for there to be a Third Political Party? A Seniors Party?

I was just going through some of my recent rants on Congress and the President, and how they are slowly but steadily stripping our benefits from all of us Seniors. And, from what I now see, neither political party has any idea how to handle us, the existing retirees or the Baby Boomers. The fear …

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 …

Obama-Care approved by the supreme Court.

Robbing America Well, the last veneer of democracy has been peeled from face of Congress and the Presidency and our once great country. The Supreme Court has approved the legality of the Obama-Care Law. And this was done with total disregard for the potential impact on how our government will function in the future. Now, …

Medicare for Illegal Immigrants

Today, the Senate approved an extension of Medicare Benefits for Disabled ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS. So, it's becoming more clear to me why my country, that I served in the Viet Nam Era, can't afford to pay for my Medicare! Just who sets these priorities in our country where the citizens are a lower class than the …

We should take care of OUR OWN, FIRST!

I think people our age need to start literally preaching to our fellow public. First: You are right, I think where 20 years ago we were in a GRAY area somewhere between True Democracy, and some popular Socialistic trends and laws being implemented. I am afraid that, as you imply, we have run, not walked, …