December 2012


Daily Kos: Social Security Rashomon: an Actuary, a Defender and a Reformer Meet.

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Too much money is involved for this debate to go away.
Too many people are affected for there to be an easy answer.
The spot light on Social Security is one of the reasons that the approval ratings for Social Security Judges are also be scrutinized.

Medicare premiums could rise for many retirees | News-Gazette.com.

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With healthcare costs continuing to rise, premiums will have to go up.

Illinois comptroller: Fiscal cliff will cost state – Springfield, IL – The State Journal-Register.

Illinois lawmakers get ready to expand our fiscal woes | Editorials | News Democrat.

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This is about responding to Obamacare. The state has to respond in some fashion. It is not as simplistic as just saying no to expanding Medicaid.

Social Security Ran $47.8B Deficit in FY 2012; Disabled Workers Hit New Record in December: 8,827,795 | CNS News.

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Statistics for Social Security programs.

Illinois lawmakers face decisions on health care – Springfield, IL – The State Journal-Register.

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Watch closely how the details of the new healthcare law will be developed and increase coverage for many people.


Time to reflect on the only lasting and perfect gift.

God’s love made visible through Jesus Christ.

Let us rejoice and be thankful.

Merry Christmas to all!

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