I guess it’s up to me and this bastard child called Capitol Hill Blue. Like most bastards, CHB lives at home and demands attention. I try kicking it out but it keeps coming back so I must learn to live with it and try to help it make something of itself.
Dick Merrill lost his sales job at a metals company two years ago. He networked with people in the business, sent out hundreds of resumes for sales positions in other fields, but nothing turned up. Frustrated and a bit discouraged, his full-time search for work petered out.
While President Bush and Congress focus on fixing Social Security this year, Medicare faces unsustainable increases as it takes responsibility for paying the largest single share of prescription drug costs, federal officials said Wednesday. The new Medicare prescription drug benefit that becomes available next year could quickly threaten the solvency of the federal health insurance system that now serves 41 million Americans, according to a new report from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services