Category Archives: Entitlements

The Downward Spiral Of Social Security ‘Earnings Replacement Rates’ — Tweet With C-Span Video

Soc Security Benefit Replacement Rates — 32% By 2030, Clip #3 [01:17] @CSPANVL http://t.co/pUeTVDaHdX Watch–Soc Security Near-Retirees. — Hidden N Plain Sight (@RestOfTheStory3) May 14, 2013 Please take a moment to view this 1:17 minute video clip by clicking on … Continue reading

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Reporter Steven Brill Discusses His Piece ‘Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us’

Health Care Costs, a photo by 401(K) 2013 on Flickr. The short piece and transcript below is linked to my comments at another blog.  I’ve done this because the transcript was too lengthy to reasonably be included in another blogger’s … Continue reading

Posted in "Bitter Pill" [by Steven Brill], Culture and Politics, Deconstructing Politics and 'Austerity' Spin, Economics and Austerity, Entitlements, Health Care, Health Insurance, Medicare, Medicare and Medicaid, Medicare-For-All, ObamaCare, Politics, Social Insurance Programs, Social Safety Net, Steven Brill, US Broken Health Care System | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment