Tag Archives: medicaid

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    Obama’s Budget is a Fantastic Comedy

    by Chris Martenson

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 3:34 AM

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    Fantasy or comedy?  I couldn’t decide which way to label the Obama budget, so I went with both.

    The bottom line is that the Obama administration has brought forth the most unbelievable revenue increase that I have ever seen proposed in a budget, a whopping 65% increase in revenues in just four years, which will – miracle of miracles – drop the deficit as a percent of GDP from nearly 11% to just 3.2% over those same four years.

    The only problem with this scenario is that it stands virtually no chance of actually happening. Revenue will be far lower than projected and the deficit correspondingly higher.

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    Daily Digest 2/2 – $100/Barrel Oil, Commodities Overtake Stocks & Bonds, US Jobless Rate Likely to Stay High

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • Bridgestone Raises Truck Tire Prices (12%)
    • Libya Welcomes $100 A Barrel Oil
    • Fed’s Hoenig Says QE3 “May Get Discussed”
    • Bernanke and Ethanol Sink Egypt
    • Commodities Overtake Stocks, Bonds After Two-Day Gain
    • Bill Would Give SC Medicaid Doctors Less Money
    • Medicaid Cuts Could Force Hundreds Of Texas Nursing Homes To Close
    • Preckwinkle Proposes More Than 1,000 Layoffs In County
    • Dayton: Cuts Will Have ‘Devastating Effects’ On Poorest Minnesotans
    • Detroit Public Library’s ‘Unprecedented’ Fiscal Crisis Could Mean Closures, Layoffs
    • Nothing Off Limits On OPS Budget
    • Wisconsin Could Face $340 Million Budget Shortfall
    • End of the Road For Idaho Bridges?
    • Cleveland Fed: US Jobless Rate Likely To Stay High

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    Daily Digest 1/27 – Bear Stearns May Have Cheated Clients, Social Security to Run Permanent Deficits, Shelters Could Close

    by DailyDigest

    Thursday, January 27, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • E-mails Suggest Bear Stearns Cheated Clients Out of Billions
    • CBO: Social Security To Run Permanent Deficits
    • Inflation? No Problem … If You Avoid Food
    • Majority of Shelters Could Close with Proposed Budget
    • Arizona Seeks Waiver To Cut 280K From Medicaid Rolls
    • Quinn Calls for Borrowing Plan
    • In U.S., One in Four Unemployed Adults in Financial Distress

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    Daily Digest 1/19 – U.S. Debt Crisis, More Airline Fees, Greece Denies Seeking Repayment Extension

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • U.S. in Debt Crisis Without Spending Cuts, Pimco’s Kashkari Says
    • State Bankruptcy: An Idea That’s Ready for Primetime?
    • World Oil Price Edges Near To $US100
    • Local Food Pantries Seeing Record Number Of People Seeking Help
    • Buffalo Companies Decry China’s Rare Metals Policy
    • Travelers Should Prepare For More Airline Fees
    • Delta Warns That Higher Fuel Costs Could Erase Gains
    • Bill Would Raise Motor Fuel Tax In Nebraska
    • Belgium Raises Just 3 Bln With 10-Yr Bonds
    • Greece Denies Seeking Repayment Extension
    • Camden Police Will Overlook Some Crime Due To Layoffs
    • Chancellor Warns Of Tuition Increases In Light Of Budget Cuts
    • SD Governor Expected To Seek Deep Budget Cuts
    • Harrisburg Mayor Refuses To Sign Budget
    • Moody’s Cuts Troubled Pennsylvania City’s Parking Debt
    • Md. Group Protests Over Possible Medicaid Cuts
    • NM Governor Fights Tax Hikes As Lawmakers Return
    • Branstad Says Hundreds Of State Layoffs Necessary
    • SC House Budget Subcommittees Beginning Hearings
    • GOP Leadership Outlines ‘Familiar’ Plan To Trim $1 Billion From State’s Projected Deficit
    • Department of Health Welfare Proposes Cutting Costs By Calling On Volunteers
    • Bad Budget May Halt School Construction In Wash. State

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    Daily Digest 11/17 – California Defaults on Debt, Act Fast on Medicare, Rare Earth Supply Squeeze

    by DailyDigest

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 4:00 PM

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    • California Will Default On Its Debt, Says Chris Whalen
    • Bush-era tax Deal Could Include Jobless Benefits
    • Scottsdale Sees 155% Increase in Pension Costs in 5 Years
    • Irish Crisis, Contagion Fears Loom over EU Meeting
    • Tax-Exempts Tumble as California Sells $10 Billion: Muni Credit
    • China Plans Price Controls to Tackle Food Inflation
    • Geithner says Confident Euro can Survive
    • Ireland Crisis Could Cause EU Collapse, Warns President
    • As Hunger Persists in America, Food Security Might be Harder to Achieve
    • Doctors: Congress should Act Fast on Medicare Pay
    • Medicaid Asking for More Money for this Year and Next
    • Ky. gov looks to Private Sector to Manage Medicaid
    • Mississippi Governor Spreads the Pain in Proposed Budget Cuts
    • Loss of Stimulus Cash to Hurt State
    • States left without Easy Answers on Medicaid
    • Auto Industry Fears Rare Earth Supply Squeeze
    • Rare-earth Crisis Sparks Quest for Alternative Motors

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