Afghanistan is in Chaos

On January 21, 2018, The Taliban attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul. During the siege, 22 died and dozens were injured. Four Americans were among the dead.

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A Majority of Congress Supports Dreamers

In November of 2004, Speaker Dennis Hastert announced that the House would no longer allow bills to be voted on unless they were supported by a majority of Republicans. Thanks to the so-called Hastert Rule, the test of whether or not to allow members of the House to vote on a bill was no longer whether there were enough votes for the bill to pass; instead, the test was whether a majority of Republicans would vote yes. The Hastert Rule means that a minority of Republicans have more power in the House than do any members of both parties wishing to create bipartisan compromise.

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Better Finances for People With Disabilities

The verdict for this episode is: everyone involved with the disability community should learn about ABLE accounts.

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Financial Freedom for People With Disabilities

The Stephen Beck Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act) allows people with qualifying disabilities to establish tax-free financial accounts. I’m going to answer the questions I had about ABLE accounts when I began researching them. When I discovered what I am going to share with you, I couldn’t wait to create my own ABLE account.

I will take the questions in the order I believe makes the most sense. If you have any comments about ABLE accounts, feel free to share.

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