Posts Tagged ‘trust fund’

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“what it wants to do is increase the prices it pays”

 

 

Forbes:

Trump’s Executive Order Could Bankrupt The Medicare Trust Funds In Less Than 5 Months

 

In fact, the whole EO signing ceremony is really designed to satisfy the optics of executive action where none is legally permissible. Congress still holds the purse strings, so any increases to Medicare spending would obviously require congressional approval. Executive Orders have all the pomp and appearance of real legislation – including the requisite chorus of fist pumps and smiling faces – but they aren’t.

Impeach him for these UNCONSTITUTIONAL POWER GRABS, assholes.

No Money to Stop Ebola?

Posted: October 19, 2014 in -
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CDC has already published that up to 1.4 million Ebola cases may affect Africa by January 20 of 2015.  Perhaps this explains some of it…

Government Indifference Compounds Ebola Disaster

United Nations officials said Thursday that the UN trust fund for Ebola has only $100,000 on hand, a fraction of the nearly $1 billion the world body says is needed to contain the spread of the deadly virus. While the UN fund has received pledges of about $20 million from various governments, it has received only $100,000 in actual cash deposits, and that from only one country, Colombia.

Perhaps the ghouls currently pushing “austerity” and the destruction of the poor, disabled and elderly might listen to one of their own “heroes.”