CBO: Obama Health Plan Will Weaken Economy - WaPo →
“Instead of saving the federal government from fiscal catastrophe, the health reform measures being drafted by congressional Democrats would worsen an already bleak budget outlook, increasing deficit projections and driving the nation more deeply into debt, the director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said this morning. Under questioning by members of the Senate Budget...
your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God’s grace....– - Jerry Bridges Jerry Bridges is my homeboy! via macareezy: peacenotwar (via davereed) hey, me too!
Except as provided in this paragraph, the individual health insurance issuer...– section 102 of the ironically-titled America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 effectively forces enrollment in the public plan, thereby eliminating private insurance altogether. IBD goes on: “The legislation is also likely to finish off health savings accounts, a goal that...
12 Funniest Homeless Signs →
davereed: These are pretty good there’s a guy on the plaza in front of barnes & noble who always asks for “a downpayment on a cheeseburger.” gets me every time.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become...– John Qunicy Adams [via @wlenzenjr]
honestly, i don’t think it’s that big of a deal; millions of men his age dress like that, and i can appreciate that he hasn’t gone nuts buying fancy pants to demonstrate how hip he is. reasons for posting: 1) if there’s only one thing GWB did better than obama, it’s throw a baseball. (not that that actually makes up for anything, but it makes him a bit more...
Given our current tax code, the simplest way to bring down medical costs would...– Peter Schiff (via Moneynews - Schiff: Healthcare Fix Is Simple) an interesting suggestion. what say you, tumblrs?
Man survives 300 days with knife, pig →
“WITH just two knives for cutting and a baby pig for company, Xavier Rosset sat solo on an uninhabited Pacific island for 300 lonely days. […] His luggage consisted of just a Swiss army knife, machete and a video camera to record his adventure for a documentary to be aired later this year.” i’d watch that documentary.
Blue Springs Coffee Shop Customers Keep Paying It Forward “It started at a drive-thru window more than a week ago. A customer wanted to pay for the next customer’s drink, in addition to her own. And it’s continued on ever since. Since that customer paid it forward at the Steamin’ Bean in Blue Springs, more than 1,000 others have followed.” [h/t sarah_michelle]
Do you really think I’d give my blood away for free? Hell no! It’s...– crazynutjob on The Trunk : The Truth About Cats and Dogs