Category Archives: Politics

What is COLA? And Why is this Soda Angering Retirees?

What is COLA? And Why is this Soda Angering Retirees?

News has come out that Social Security payments will not be increasing this year for the 58,000,000 retirees across the United States. Social Security increases are known as Cost Of Living Adjustments, and social security isn’t the only one that increases because of COLA.  Many pension systems, deferred compensation techniques, annuities and even some buy-sell…Continue Reading

Examples of Public Waste Projects

While I go back and forth on whether I believe Keynesian Economics works in to the extent that it is being employed by the current Administration (and the last one for that matter) I am positive about one thing about Keynesian Economics – when the public is footing the bill waste will be plentiful. One of my…Continue Reading

Defense of Marriage Act Found Unconstitutional in One Federal District Court

Defense of Marriage Act Found Unconstitutional in One Federal District Court

I wrote about Defense of Marriage Act back in May when discussing the topic of Same Sex Estate and Financial Planning.  Well it turns out  that a Federal District Court Judge has determined it the piece of legislation is Unconstitutional.  Before I briefly describe the background and what happened, I want to mention that I…Continue Reading

Evan Provides An Easy Fix to Illegal Immigration

Evan Provides An Easy Fix to Illegal Immigration

I think I have an easy and constitutional fix to the illegal immigration problem.  I have had this idea for years, but it recently came up when discussing Arizona’s New Law. If you haven’t been following, Arizona just passed a law that requires, police to determine whether a person is in the United States legally. It also…Continue Reading

Explanation of Health Care Bill in Time Line Form

I really wanted to stay out of the health care debate (obviously beyond discussing the Constitutionality of the Health Care Bill)  but I came across this really cool graphical time line of the Bill that I thought people would like. It is from a 3rd Party that I have no affiliate with, who obviously created…Continue Reading