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A new study finds that the ratio of caregivers to the aging boomer generation will drop precipitously over the next several decades, portending a likely shortage of qualified helpers.
Posted on Aug 28, 2013
AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais
These threatened programs are not government handouts to a privileged class, like defense contractors and bailed-out bankers, who do feel eminently entitled to pig out at the federal trough.
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People are just barely hanging on at employment offices, homeless shelters, food banks and community centers around the country. Help is needed right away and Barack Obama is struggling to give it.
Posted on Mar 8, 2010
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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch tried, and ultimately failed, to add an
amendment to the health care hydra that Max Baucus’ reform bill has become. This one would have required women to buy separate policies for abortion-related services. Even the formerly reticent Sen. Olympia Snowe cast a “no” vote on this one.
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