It was my birthday yesterday.
I got home from the office anticipating my birthday celebration, feeling good about life. And then I saw it: a big envelope from Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.
I knew what was NOT in the envelope: birthday greetings.
I knew what WAS in the envelope: my rate increase. With shaking hands, I tore open the envelope to relatively good news in this era of ‘affordable’ health insurance: my premiums are ‘only’ going up by… More…
The president told the Park Service to barricade the World War II Memorial.
A bunch of veterans from Iowa and Missouri were flown in on an Honor Flight to recognize their contribution to our nation. The president used them as pawns to inflict as much damage on his enemy, the Republicans. You see, the Park Service was closed down due to an impasse on renewing a continuing budget resolution.
One of the men in attendance was the father of a friend of mine. This vet is 89 years old. What are the odds of him making it back to Washington D.C. again? More…