So, Apple has amassed $178 billion dollars in cash and investments mostly by selling people the same thing over and over and getting other companies to subsidize the price. 87 more words
I guess even the middle-class occasionally realizes that higher taxes can’t only be on the wealthy and so there was an outcry over the proposal to tax 529 plans. 130 more words
Support for changes to Medicare … but make sure you read the “critical steps” below 😏
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Internists Applaud HHS Historic Step to Move Medicare Reimbursement From Fee-for-Service to Quality… 714 more words
Draw your own conclusions to all this.
In 1938 the first federal minimum wage was $0.25 per hour or $4.20 in 2014 dollars.
Earnings of the typical American family in 1938 were about $2,116 or $1.02 an hour (given the family in 1938 generally consisted of one breadwinner, these numbers reflect individual wages.) In 2014 dollars the annual income would be $35,527.19/2080=$17.08 an hour. 263 more words
One of the initiatives part of Obamacare was improving quality especially in hospitals treating Medicare patients. It’s pretty hard to be opposed to such a goal … unless perhaps you run a hospital and must deal with the myriad of rules, regulations, questionable measures, penalties and massive bureaucracy of CMS. 344 more words