The Census Bureau released two critical reports demonstrating a lot about American society in 2017. Together, they highlight the widening gap between the rich and those living in poverty, the advantages of living in blue states, and the racism that still dominates much of American life.
As the title indicates, here are a few quick thoughts about current political stories:
The verdict for this episode is: Republicans care way more about corporations than people.
The verdict for this episode is: Republicans don’t care about the debt.
If you’re a citizen of a country outside America, would you trade your country’s system of health care and government benefits for Americas?
If you’re a citizen of America, would you trade America’s system of health care and government benefits for a system like those offered in most every other country?
The affect of Trump’s executive order won’t be felt for at least six months. The reason is that the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury all need to change current regulations. In order to changed those regulations, the departments must follow the federal rule making process. This means there will be, at a minimum, a public comment period attached to the proposed changes. Since the typical insurance contract runs from January 1 to December 31, I don’t see the worst of the changes beginning until 2019.
The verdict for this episode is: my Facebook post about all lives matter was wrong.