Health Care Costs Going Up As Seniors Struggle To Pay Bills

With Friday Beginning Open Enrollment For Those Qualifying For Medicare, A New Report By Medicareguide.com Found That One In Four Senior Citizens Have $500 Or Less In Savings For A Medical Emergency.

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House Republicans To Release Tax-Cutting Budget Proposal Countering Biden’s Spending Plan

As President Joe Biden Promotes An Additional $4 Trillion In Federal Spending, House Republicans Are Releasing An Alternative Plan That They Claim Would Lower Taxes, Cut Spending And Balance The Budget Within Five Years.

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What Can Government Do To Help The Poor?

Government Has A Poor Track Record Of Directing Assistance To The Poor. Even Before COVID-19, The Federal Government Spent More Than $4 Trillion Per Year. Only A Small Fraction Of That, However, Was Allocated To Those In Poverty. There Is A Wide Range Of Federal, State And Local Programs That Actively Harm The Poor That Should Be Reformed. Rather Than Asking The Government To Create New Programs To Help The Poor, Something It Has A Rather Poor Track Record Of Achieving, Let’s First Ask It To Stop Doing Things We Know Actively Hurt The Poor. Yes, Government Can Do Something To Help The Poor. It Should Get Out Of The Way.

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$1.4 Billion In COVID-19 Relief Payments Sent To Dead People By IRS

Last June, The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reported That Uncle Sam Sent $1.4 Billion In COVID Relief Funds To One Million Dead People. They’ve Asked For It Back, But Dead People Are Notoriously Bad About Paying Up. The Federal Government Is Equally Bad About Clawing It Back.

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Biden’s Tax Plan Would Increase Taxes Across The Board, Estimates Vary By How Much

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s proposed tax increases of nearly $4 trillion over the next 10 years, if passed, “would be the highest in American history – indeed, in world history,” an analysis of his plan determined.

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