Sunday brought us a good way towards some rational national health insurance system. The rest of the world laughs at us: “How can you have small business women and men making jobs when their jobs come with crappy pay and no healthcare”.
As much as the conservative insist the end is nigh, and socialism is run amok, this country needs some social purchases. As rugged independent individuals, we have been unable to build a system that cares for the sick, aged and dying. To build a good system for that, we will act together, much like Medicare and Social Security. yes it will take taxes, but we are among the least taxed people in the world and we get what we pay for.
Any way, the world as we know it is not coming to an end, and we will explore health insurance for at least a generation before we get it right.
Here comes “Weekly Rats”. All is not good on Main Street in my town. A local roadside motel is advertising "weekly rats".
I can’t be sure if that’s a benefit, or an offer to reduce rates to meet the lousy prospects on our Main Street.
I can tell you, on our main street , jobs are still being lost, wages are being reduced and we are resetting how we go about living the “good life”