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For Profit Hospice Firms Ripping Off Taxpayers By Trolling For Elderly Inelligible For Care

December 6, 2011
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Many for profit hospice companies are ripping us as taxpayers off by convincing doctors and nursing homes to put elderly into hospice care even though they don’t meet the requirement that they have only six months left to live. “Hospice care, once chiefly a charitable cause, has become a growth industry, with $14 billion...

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Three Elderly Women With Medical Problems Forced To Strip By TSA At JFK

December 6, 2011
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“Three South Florida women, all elderly and with medical problems, say Transportation Security Administration officers made them take off their clothes during the screening process at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport last week,” says a report in the Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. “All three, one with a defibrillator, one with a colostomy...

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How The Payroll Tax Cut Actually Affects Your Pocketbook

December 1, 2011
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Written by Marian Wang As Congress tries to deal with its long list of unfinished business, among the top and most contentious items has been the proposed extension of the payroll-tax cut. It has certainly inspired plenty of political posturing. Democrats have charged Republicans with hypocrisy for opposing a measure that would put hundreds...

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2012 Plot Thickens as Roemer, Anderson Go 3rd Party

December 1, 2011
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2012 Plot Thickens as Roemer, Anderson Go 3rd Party

In a novel twist, GOP Presidential candidate Buddy Roemer announced Nov. 30 that he is seeking the Americans Elect nomination as a backup for his ongoing Republican race. The former Louisiana governor suggested that Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman would be his ideal running-mate, although there’s no public indication that Democrat-turned Independent Lieberman has decided...

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