Archive for February, 2011

Government Healthcare - Deadly and Inhumane

A report was recently released detailing the truly appalling treatment of the elderly by NHS in the UK. ¬†You can scratch the word “elderly” from the real world conditions I suspect. ¬†People who will do the types of things documented in the report will not limit their cruelty to senior citizens.

Federal Spending

In this joyous season of fights over cutting federal spending, I merely note the following.

U.S. Population: 307,000,000
Federal Spending: $3.55 trillion
Federal Spending per person: $11,564
Federal Spending for a family of four: $46,254
U.S. Median Household Income: $49,777

So, before factoring in state income taxes, local income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes, excise taxes, etc., the federal government is [...]