Monthly Archives: April 2013

Robert Reich: Even Social Security’s current inflation adjustment understates the true impact of inflation on the elderly. That’s because they spend 20 to 40 percent of their incomes on health care, and health-care costs have been rising faster than inflation. … Continue reading

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News Roundup, April 3

National News: NRA Task Force Recommends Training School Personnel Who Want To Be Armed http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/04/02/187546/nra-paid-study-calls-for-armed.html http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/04/02/176024971/nra-task-force-recommends-training-school-personnel-who-want-to-be-armed http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/04/asa-hutchinson-cops-schools-criminal-records What are the states doing about gun control? http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/04/02/what-are-the-states-doing-about-gun-control/ Quietly and behind the scenes, gun research and regulation has been stymied http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/04/02/187543/quietly-and-behind-the-scenes.html Background … Continue reading

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News Roundup, April 2nd

My apologies for any screwy formatting, WordPress likes to buck spacing easily. National News: Weekly Review — The Supreme Court considers skim-milk marriage, a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay expands, and Egyptian scuba divers sabotage SEA-ME-WE-4          harpers.org/blog/2013/04/weeklyreview2013-04-02/ Median Household … Continue reading

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