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Alan Simpson Embarrasses Obama, Insults Women, and, Well, Everyone

(107) Comments | Posted August 25, 2010 | 10:50 AM

Alan Simpson, former US Senator from Wyoming and current Co-Chair of the President's Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, has crossed the line. We're all entitled to our own opinions, but not our own facts. And when he didn't like the facts, he took to personal insults and...

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Two Birds with One Stone: Strengthen Social Security and Lower Unemployment at the Same Time

(9) Comments | Posted March 30, 2010 | 7:06 PM

The recession has had victims across generations, from retired Americans who have lost value on homes and stock investments and need to go back to work, to those planning to retire soon, who now find they can't, to recent graduates, who are looking for jobs, but find there are no...

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Health Insurance Age Rating Equals Corporate Welfare

(6) Comments | Posted December 17, 2009 | 5:17 PM

Age discrimination in the form of age rating, the practice of allowing private insurers to charge people higher premiums solely based on age, is wrong. And Congress is buying the false argument from the insurance companies that without age rating, insurance will be too expensive for younger people.

But...

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Age Rating in Health Reform Will Cost Everyone More

(29) Comments | Posted September 2, 2009 | 3:14 PM

We at OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women are happy to see that the issue of age rating, which would allow for-profit health insurance companies to charge patients different premiums solely based on their age, is being highlighted in the press (both by the Huffington...

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