Being white, rich, and Living in a Blue State is Good

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.

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Would you Make the Trade?

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?

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Trump’s Health Care Executive Order Explained

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.

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