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The NYTs on differences in health care philosophy 

New York Times 6-23-17

In short, Democrats are focused on trying to maximize the number of people who have decent health insurance, and are willing to accept whatever tax increases and arrangements with health insurers and other private interests are needed to make that happen.

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Worrisome People, Worrisome Proposal

On June 21, 2017, Dick and Liz Cheney penned an op-ed article in the Wall Street Journal. The subject, “Congress and Obama Depleted the Military”. Catch your breath, the Cheney’s are back and just as sure they are right again. 520 more words

Governor Prepares For No Budget

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – While Connecticut legislators still hope to reach a budget agreement before the fiscal year ends next week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is… 124 more words


New Deficit Numbers Are In

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut legislators have finally received some good state budget news.
Malloy’s budget director, Ben Barnes, says the current fiscal year deficit has shrunk by $215.5 million, to a projected $107.2 million shortfall, since May. 108 more words


Budget: Expert worries over financing of N2.36bn deficit

A Financial Expert, Mr Akintunde Sowunmi has expressed concern over the strategy the Federal Government has mapped out to finance the N2.36 billion deficit in the 2017 budget. 401 more words


Illinois Could Be The First US State To Declare Bankruptcy

many observers are wondering if Illinois could become the first US state to declare bankruptcy (link).


Spending beyond your Means

Special thanks to my friend Chris Williams for the inspiration to this blog

The UK Govt spending in 2010 was £673 Billion, in 2016; it was £761 Billion an increase of £91 Billion. 270 more words