The American health-care system empowers insurance companies, drug companies, hospitals, doctors and everyone but the patients. There is no public discourse on the ever-rising cost of medical care that makes health care inaccessible and unaffordable. Question: Why does cost of healthcare continue to go up when there is no inflation?

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The Truth about Obamacare’s Effects

Share Tweet Follow Email Follow We were led to believe that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obamacare, will end all of our healthcare problems. Unfortunately, it will increase taxes and will add up to 51 more bureaucracies (health exchanges), notwithstanding over 2,000 pages of regulations and exceptions that law makers did not read. In fact, it is…

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Health Care: Anything but Affordable

Share Tweet Follow Email FollowExcerpts from Confessions of an Old Man “The worst of capitalism and socialism” Health insurance companies have centralized control of how, when, and where a patient will receive medical services. Hospitals charge whatever they consider to be reasonable, regardless of the outcome. Drug companies maintain a virtual monopoly on prescription drug prices and exercise undue power…

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Midwest Book Review by D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer

Share Tweet Follow Email FollowThe Middle Class Comeback: Women, Millennials, and Technology Leading the Way July 7, 2016 – The Middle Class Comeback asks a basic question (is the American dream of entering the middle class truly achievable?) and gathers evidence that entering the middle class is no longer an attainable goal – but the crux of the matter doesn’t…

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How Obamacare Might Affect Young Americans

Share Tweet Follow Email FollowOne looming issue that President Obama did not address in last week’s press conference about the latest technical and bureaucratic snafus with the Affordable Care Act has to do with the act’s heavy reliance on America’s younger generation. Without young, mostly healthy people pouring money into the new insurance pool, the Affordable Care Act would not…

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Do the Math: Obamacare Won’t Change the Number of Uninsured

Share Tweet Follow Email Follow We were led to believe that the Affordable Care Act will take care of 47 million uninsured Americans when it comes to their healthcare. According to the 2010 projections by the Centers for Medicine and Medicaid Services (CMS), 14 million Americans will enroll in 2014 in the new Health Insurance Exchanges. That would still leave…

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