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 …

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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 …

AMERICAN GULLIBLE an article on how we are allowing the government to waste our Social Security

AMERICAN GULLIBLE Here is a great and thoughtful article written by fellow Hubber Wayne Brown. I think every one of us that has concerns about our federal representatives and what they are doing with the budget and debt should read this one. I recommend it highly. -----------------------------

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, …