Amen to that! Love your list.
Shoot, if that and all the other carp was cut, we could actually INCREASE benefits to our Vets. Who wouldn’t want that? “As VP, I will push for legislation...”
PG, luvs me some Bastiat. Genius. He is eloquent in his description of this virulent evil we now face. We must must MUST stop it!
What else can we REFORM? I can actually envision a really well-rounded and thought-out “master list” we can at least “sticky”(?) somewhere as a reference, so we don’t have the info scattered all over the threads. Why not? This is excellent material. (and it sure beats the heck out of the depressing ‘we can’t fix this’ thoughts)
Thanks you have given me motivation to continue with my list. A few months ago I created a folder with articles about where your money goes, and created the list.
Today I found a new item to add: $900 billion in WASTE in medicare for the following. (IBM had offered to fix the government programming for free. Actually it’s a sin that the original programming did not include screening for such obvious types of fraud.)
Unscrupulous doctors billing for over 24 hours per day of procedures,
Phony companies invoicing for phantom services,
Pharmacists filling prescriptions for dead patients,
Home health-care companies demanding payment for treating clients actually in the hospital,