Washington Gets A Raise; But Americans Don’t

Times are tough in America’s slowly recovering economy. The percentage of American’s working is still at its lowest levels since the Disco-days of the Carter administration. Even those with jobs are struggling as median incomes have dropped to 1996 levels, and inflation adjusted wages for every income bracket are falling. Washington however, seem to be immune from the struggles of everyday Americans. With record revenues coming from taxpayers; times are good in Washington.

What’s Waiting Behind the Obamacare Curtain?

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While 34 states have been steadily releasing the unfortunate news of higher healthcare premiums in the wake of Obamacare’s implementation, 16 states have held back this information until after the midterm elections – which begs the question: What are they hiding and why?

Government Not the Cure for Drug Prices

Politicians have been trying to provide affordable prescription drugs for more than a decade. Before the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, there was Medicare Part D seeking to lower costs for senior citizens. Unfortunately for politicians, breakthrough new drugs often take billions of dollars and millions of man hours to produce and higher prices are needed to recoup these costs; such is the situation with the new Hepatitis C cure courtesy of Gilead Sciences.