Healthy Thursday: Dental Care in the United States

My question is why isn't Dental Care free in the United States? We are supposedly the richest nation on earth with the best 'health care available' for everyone. More like, the U.S. has the 'best health care' for anyone rich enough to afford it. Like many on Social Security and Medicare, there isn't a whole … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Dental Care in the United States

Wertfrei Wednesday: American Taxes

"The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets" — Will Rogers There's no secret that America's tax system is convoluted, confusing accountants, tax consultants, lawyers not to mention the public. Who can forget Mitt Romney's tax issue questions during his presidential run? Even though "Corporations are People" they … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: American Taxes

Wertfrei Wednesday: Equality Under the Law

There is all different kinds of Equality: there is human rights equality, marriage equality, housing equality, racial equality but I want to talk about Income INequality, right here in the good old US of A. Corporations are people, Money is Free Speech, Income Based Laws--you've read the headlines, heard the talking heads explain why you, … Continue reading Wertfrei Wednesday: Equality Under the Law

Where are the Jobs, then?

Big businesses, conglomerates, millionaires and billionaires have had roughly 10+ years of the lowest tax rates and/or no taxes to create and sustain American jobs so the middle class can live and thrive. Well, where are the jobs? Republicans have cried and wailed for years that taxes would hurt and strangle job growth and the middle class if … Continue reading Where are the Jobs, then?