Tag Archives: rip medical debt

Hostage Capitalism, the ACA and RIP Medical Debt

(a CBS promo for a story about RIP Medical Debt) I don’t wish to join the conventional chorus of nay-sayers about ‘Obamacare’ (formally the ACA), but results are in after the Supreme Court upheld the law a few weeks ago, and it ain’t pretty. It appears that the insurance companies are jacking up insurance rates some […]

The Red Nose campaign–whitewash for tax cheats?

Are any of you seeing lots of these ads? If you spend time online or waiting to buy groceries at Walgreens, or you watch a lot of NBC TV, you’re getting bombarded. Walgreens, NBC and Comic Relief are all onboard for this charity event, ostensibly to benefit poor children in the US (there’s also mention of […]