Lower premium sharing, more generous benefits, lower deductibles and overall lower cost-sharing. These are the characteristics of the health benefits of state employees compared with workers in the private sector. 490 more words
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I did not invent the title of this post. I think. I remain convinced that I have quoted someone else, but when I google the phrase “the surreal is that which lies at your feet,” all I find is myself stating that I remain convinced that I have quoted someone else. 135 more words
Back in the Neolithic of my youth, and the year is 1977, and we have returned again to the land of my father. This hot summer August day finds myself, Mom & Dad and sister are all lazin’ about on my Great Grandma’s big old front porch in North Carolina, when a State Trooper drives by. 653 more words
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While the U.S. intelligence community had estimated that the Islamic State had about 10,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq before it captured Mosul, that estimate is now being revised upward, several intelligence officials said at a briefing last week on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter Bloomberg.com.