The “God Squad”
Those who supplement their traditional Medicare (not a Medicare Advantage Plan) with a Medigap or Medicare Supplement policy are probably aware that Medicare Part B covers 80% of the Medicare approved rate for most doctor bills. Your Supplement plan (regardless of insurance company - these plans are standardized), subject to whatever co-pays or deductibles are involved with your choice of the standardized selection of plans, pays the other 20%. For a $400 doctor bill, that amounts to saving you $80 out of your pocket. But that’s NOT why you have a Medicare Supplement policy!
Questions for Republicans
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A Book Review - It Happened in Germany Not So Long AgoIdeas gotten from books are never equaled by what appears on the internet, on television or in theatres. Books can be read, re-read and digested, deeply thought about or just skimmed over. It is the reader’s choice. The more transitory nature of other media lessens their impact and places them on a level lower than books.
Quoting the words spoken in 1932 by Kurt Schumacher, eventually the Social Democratic Party’s leader both before and immediately after World War Two, “The whole National Socialist agitation is a constant appeal to the inner swine in human beings. If we recognize anything at all about National Socialism, it is the fact that it has succeeded for the first time in German politics in completely mobilizing human stupidity.” (page 128)
They thought they could temporarily use Hitler, who had the support of millions of Germans, to their advantage, even while recognizing the despicable nature of his party’s agenda. Sadly, the reverse turned out to be true and once given a foothold in the government, the Nazis quickly destroyed German democracy. Contributing to this was the practice of German political parties of having some sort of ceremonial paramilitary adjunct, which potentially armed them with something more than mere rhetoric. The Nazis had their “stormtroopers” and did not hesitate to use them in dealing violently with their opponents.