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Freedom

Game Night, a new movie currently showing in local theaters, includes a scene where a couple is locked in a room.  The man asks his wife for matches.  “You’re going to light a fire in a windowless room that we’re … Continue reading

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Rotten Potatoes

Congratulations to Idaho, now in the lead in the national race to the bottom. Idaho Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter, his handpicked successor, Lieutenant Governor Brad Little, and Insurance Director Dean Cameron addressed the Associated Press at the annual legislative … Continue reading

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What Is The Point?

I have always been a pragmatist. This has served me well in my chosen profession, insurance agent, where my main function is to solve problems.  My focus is the most direct route from Point A to Point B.  But what … Continue reading

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The Fantasy Of Control

The young guy was pacing the waiting room hoping for good news. The news wasn’t good.  The initial diagnosis was that his eight year old Nissan truck needed a new battery.  He agreed to the estimate – $264 for parts … Continue reading

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We’re Tired

Can you really talk something to death? Can you stress over an issue, every day, to the point that you are just numb?  Health Insurance?  It appears that the new Republican goal is to do just that.  In just the … Continue reading

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The Law Of Unintended Consequences

Fall 2017 There are certain things I can count on every November – Sunday afternoons in my office working on renewals and Open Enrollment, trees shedding their leaves, and the Republicans trying to screw up healthcare. Yes, just another November. … Continue reading

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A Small Victory

Birth Control was always a point of contention. Facing numerous failures to execute one large sweeping rebuke of President Obama and his most important legacy, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), the Trump administration continues its smaller scale … Continue reading

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The Speech

Where were you when he delivered The Speech? Yes, it was just days after his inauguration when President Donald Trump addressed a joint session of Congress.  The topic, of course, was healthcare.  His victory could be traced, in part, to … Continue reading

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Back To Work

Congress is off on recess. Some of our elected representatives are in their home districts, meeting with constituents, and discussing the issues of the day.  Judging from the news, most are locked in their homes, hiding from the public, and … Continue reading

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We’re Off To Get A Waiver!

We’re off to get a waiver!  A wonderful waiver from Washington. In an exciting new development, the State of Ohio is putting together a team of stakeholders to create a Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver. What will we ask for?  … Continue reading

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