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Ted Cruz "imagining" on health care, but it's time for reality

Five years ago to­day, the pres­i­dent signed Oba­macare into law. Within hours, Lib­erty Uni­ver­sity went to court filing a law­suit to stop that failed law. In­stead of the job­less­ness, in­stead of the mil­lions forced into part-time work, in­stead of the mil­lions who’ve lost their health in­sur­ance, lost their doc­tors, have faced sky­rock­eting health in­sur­ance pre­mi­ums, imag­ine in 2017 a new pres­ident sign­ing leg­is­la­tion re­pealing every word of Oba­macare.

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I can feel my self getting fat already.

So Easter time is upon as once again. Chocolate eggs, Easter bunnies and diabetes galore. Easter is a time for people to buy unnecessary amounts of chocolate claiming it’s not JUST for them and using the excuse of it being a holiday to eat it all unhealthily quickly. 273 more words

Entitlement; safety-net costs

Republicans want to cut spending on entitlent programs. Democrats want to expand entitlement programs. 

How does blindly going in either direction make any sense or demonstrate improvement for anyone? 65 more words


Ever hear of the Medicare "Doc Fix?"

For years now attempts to control Medicare costs included limiting and actually lowering physician inflation adjusted reimbursement based a formula adopted by Congress in 1997. However, each time the formula dictated an actual fee cut, the cut was overridden by Congress. 238 more words


School censorship.

I’m going to be quite frank. Censorship gives me the shits, and I say this as someone who was ignored a lot as a child. EVERYONE SHOULD be given a chance to be able to express them self. 227 more words

Is it eligible for FSA reimbursement?

If you are like most people who have a healthcare or dependent care flexible spending account (sometimes called a reimbursement account), you may be confused by the rules. 72 more words


Civic Center Farmers Market, 22 March 2015. (Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh)

Good Afternoon:

Nothing says fresh quite like the local farmers market. Went down today for Yukon potatoes (for Kimchi Smashed Potatoes), plus broccoli, zucchini, and carrots for my week’s lunches at work. 64 more words

The San Francisco Scene--Seen!