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It Is Mathematically Impossible To Pay Off All Of Our Debt

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 24, 2015   It Is Mathematically Impossible To Pay Off All Of Our Debt   Did you know that if you took every single penny away from everyone in the United States that it still would not be enough to pay off the national debt?  Today, the debt […]

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Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns

By Charles Ornstein ProPublica May 1, 2015 Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns The move follows a ProPublica investigation showing that Medicare did little to find dangerous prescribing by doctors to seniors and the disabled. It is also part of the government’s new push to bring transparency to taxpayer-supported medical care. […]


Hospital Lobby Continues Effort to Gut Anti-Fraud Provisions

By Against Crony Capitalism January 28, 2015   Hospital Lobby Continues Effort to Gut Anti-Fraud Provisions   Medicare fraud is widespread. One of the chief beneficiaries of this fraud is the hospital industry. That is why the hospital lobbyists are working to kill the Medicare fraud identification effort, the Recovery Audit Contractor Program. It’s worth […]

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Harry Reid Tied to Medicare Fraudster Saloman Melgen 2

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Harry Reid Tied to Medicare Fraudster Saloman Melgen     Saloman Melgen is the South Florida doctor who it was determined overbilled Medicare by $9 million in 2007-2008, and who also recently lent his private plane to Senator Menendez of New Jersey for some “vacation time” in the Dominican […]

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The Case of the Missing Recovery

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts The Case of the Missing Recovery   Have you seen the economic recovery? I haven’t either. But it is bound to be around here somewhere, because the National Bureau of Economic Research spotted it in June 2009, four and one-half years ago. It is a shy and […]


ObamaScare – The Uncomfortable Truths

  Source: http://www.zerohedge.com By Tyler Durden ObamaScare – The Uncomfortable Truths   With delays, glitches, and broken promises plaguing the President’s healthcare reform, it is perhaps surprising that the level of coverage among the mainstream media of the SNAFU – and more importantly its potential implications – is not higher. Of course, in each news […]

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Meet One Of The Victims Of Obama’s “Economic Recovery” 1

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Meet One Of The Victims Of Obama’s “Economic Recovery”   Have you ever cried yourself to sleep because you had no idea how you were going to pay the bills even though you were working as hard as you possibly could?  You are about to hear from a single […]


We Are Heading For The Greatest Doctor Shortage In American History 1

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder We Are Heading For The Greatest Doctor Shortage In American History   The United States already has an emerging shortage of doctors, and thanks to Obamacare that shortage is about to become much, much worse.  Right now, the U.S. has close to a million doctors, and about half of […]

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Ron Paul: Obamacare ‘A Conspiracy Of Stupidity’

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Ron Paul: Obamacare ‘A Conspiracy Of Stupidity’   Dr. Paul isn’t the only medical doctor who is completely fed up with medical central planning. I’ve talked with a few and each one is deeply concerned about how it will impact care. Image credit: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org  


Ignored Reality Is Going To Wipe Out The Human Race

  Source: http://paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts   Ignored Reality Is Going To Wipe Out The Human Race   To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter. News is contaminated by its service to special interests and hidden agendas. Many scientists […]


Where does your tax dollar go? (An infographic)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor Where does your tax dollar go? (An infographic)   Watch the “net interest” percentage going forward as interest rates rise. That’s going to put a cramp in our lifestyle. Image credit: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org

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How a $1 Bag of Salt Water Becomes a $546 Bill at Hospitals

[ CIM: Interesting story from Michael, as always, but rather timely for me as I wait for the bills to roll in from a very recent surgery.  Wanted to share this before it slid into the archives and off of my radar. Image added to original post. ] Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael  Krieger   How […]


Why You Should Care About the Drugs Your Doctor Prescribes 1

Source: https://www.propublica.org By Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein ProPublica Why You Should Care About the Drugs Your Doctor Prescribes     This article was co-published in the Op-Ed pages of the Los Angeles Times. Your doctor hands you a prescription for a blood pressure drug. But is it the right one for you? You’re searching […]

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