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Opinion: Medicare Tax Plan Shows the Power of Government – Inside Sources

A government is an organization with a monopoly on violence in a given region. It has the power to make people behave as it wants them to act. The tea party movement was motivated to push back against the expansive power of government to squander taxpayer money and to tax citizens into poverty. For example,

Social Security and You

Social Security COLA for 2024 – Social Security and You

In mid-October every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its much-anticipated report on changes (usually increases) to the Consumer Price Index over the past 12 months. Why is this little, esoteric government report — actually called the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers — so popular? Because for the past

Social Security and You

Don’t Know Much About Medicare – Social Security and You

I just got my annual Medicare guidebook called “Medicare and You 2024” in the mail. I’m assuming this booklet is mailed to everyone in the country who is on Medicare. So, if you are on Medicare, I’m sure you got one too. Regular readers of this column know that I’ve pointed out a thousand times

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White House plan to negotiate drug prices could affect 165,000 Arizonans – Cronkite News

The Biden administration targeted 10 prescription drugs Tuesday as part of the first-ever Medicare price negotiation, a move that it said could benefit 9 million beneficiaries – including 165,000 in Arizona. The medications, which are used to treat heart failure, blood clots, diabetes, arthritis, Crohn’s disease and more, account for the highest spending for drugs in

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Opinion: Time Bomb – John Stossel

Social Security is toast. So is Medicare. Too many of us old people live longer, so there are not enough working people to support us. Soon both Social Security and Medicare will be broke. Our politicians don’t have the guts to do anything about it. Or even talk about it. It’s easy to see why.

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