Tag: reform

Newsworthy – Nov 16th, 2018

The FDA cracks down on flavored e-cigarettes, President Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform, U.S. national defense at risk, the elderly will outnumber the young by 2034, and rich New Yorkers are purchasing hiking trips for their dogs. Here are the top newsworthy items from…

Hypocrisy at NRA Convention feat Trump & Pence

What might have once been considered minor news, or no news at all, is now making the rounds on social media sites and sparking further conversation regarding gun control laws and the NRA. The NRA will be hosting a convention this coming Friday (5/4/18)…

Raise Debt Ceiling with Significant, But Careful, Deficit Reduction

The federal government will shut down in two weeks, and America could default, if the Administration and Congress, especially House Republicans, fail to agree on raising the debt ceiling and paying the country’s bills.

Instead of Defunding ObamaCare, Make It Affordable

Some conservative Republicans are still dreaming about defunding or repealing ObamaCare, which is the law of the land, whether we like it or not. Speaker Boehner and other Republicans have moved away from the idea of defunding, which could result in a government shutdown,…

Revitalize Detroit with R&D Tax Credits

  Detroit filed for bankruptcy because it’s reached the point where the city can’t pay its bills anymore, including pensions to municipal employees. It’s terrible and shows why pension funds must be invested even more conservatively, because municipal bonds are only as secure as…

Universal Health Coverage Required, But….

We all need some health service sometimes, even young and healthy individuals, so having health insurance is essential to pay for expensive services. However, the objective must be to achieve universal coverage by lowering costs, so people can afford it, not with mandates that…