Healthcare reform for women – beginning today no co-pay for preventive care like mammograms, contraception

Under the Affordable Care Act, for the first time ever, women will now have access to life-saving preventive care, such as mammograms and contraception, without paying any more out of their own pockets.     Today, we move yet another step closer to giving women control over their health care. In addition to the benefits …

Learn more about the Affordable Care Act – summary of Medicare reforms

A summary from the White House:   *Note: Medicare is for the elderly and Medicaid is for the poor. Most of the controversy and supreme court discussion is around Medicaid, not the below Medicare.   Strengthening Medicare Nearly 50 million older Americans and Americans with disabilities rely on Medicare each year, and the┬ánew health care …

MF Global shows Wall Street is ready for the good old days

If you don’t think Wall Street is chomping at the bit to get back to the good old days, take a look at MF Global. This financial services company was taken over by John Corzine, the former governor of New Jersey, a 24 year veteran of Wall Street, and the CEO of Goldman Sachs for …

No! Every Child Cannot Get Straight A's

In a previous post I asked the question: Can Every Child Get Straight A’s? Oh wow, did I get some interesting responses. Every single person, except one, said no. The only person to say yes was my lady’s father, thanks Ravendad. The overwhelming outcry was that students should not get straight A’s. Or, that it …

No! Every Child Cannot Get Straight A’s

In a previous post I asked the question: Can Every Child Get Straight A’s? Oh wow, did I get some interesting responses. Every single person, except one, said no. The only person to say yes was my lady’s father, thanks Ravendad. The overwhelming outcry was that students should not get straight A’s. Or, that it …

Why I walked out on Waiting For Superman

You want know what the hardest part about being a teacher in the US is? It’s living in a culture where everybody thinks they can teach. Which is like saying everybody can be a doctor. Yet that is exactly what happens in teaching. Everybody knows how to teach and they all get involved. They espouse …