Posts made in February, 2014

David and Goliath

David and Goliath

Introduction Last week, I wrote to Hon. David M. Walker (the former United States Comptroller General ((1998-2008)) seeking an update from him on the state of the union and his intended plans.  In our previous phone call and email exchanges over the past year, Dave expressed an interest to leave Connecticut for “somewhere warm”, if the president and Congress couldn’t come together to pass new legislation, by 2015, that rewrote the rules on how just three social programs operate (Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security), which makes up nearly 50% of our current federal budget.  (They’re not even talking about it.)  This percentage will only grow larger as more and more Baby-boomers leave the workforce for retirement and begin drawing their monthly Social Security...

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