…”According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), “Medicare and Medicaid made a combined $77.4 billion in improper payments in fiscal 2014, a 20.4 percent increase from fiscal 2013.”
Thank you to Laurence Vance for this info: http://fff.org/explore-freedom/article/happy-birthday-medicare-medicaid/
If you are pondering how the free market allows such high healthcare costs, here is the reason. There is no free market in healthcare. Unless you consider getting something for free has no cost to you. It’s Karma baby.
… if CIA drones had killed hundreds of lions instead of people. What outrage we would have.
I heard audio of Ted Cruz on a rant about the Republican establishment and particularly Mitch McConnell regarding crony-capitalism and the Import Export bank. He sounded darn good until he got to the part about the “war on terror.” Ted, do you really think that so-called war is about stopping terror? It is crony-capitalism at its most horrific. Are you ignorant or evil?
Listen to Cenk on this: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2015/07/28/cenk_uygur_guess_what_ted_cruz_is_right_about_export-import_bank.html
Somebody’s got to say this stuff. Who ever taught us in school that only 4 to 5% of Southerners owned slaves? And why has “the family” become a rarity? Well, because why do it if it is already done for us?
Here is a NY times story on hacking cars long after investigative reporter, Michael Hastings was murdered.
Car hacking is going mainstream. Once we are safe from confiscated guns, are computers next?