By Ben Carson, Candy Carson
Many humans have questioned why I've been talking out on debatable matters for the previous few years. they are saying I've by no means held political place of work. I'm no longer a constitutional pupil. I'm now not even a legal professional. All i will be able to say to that's "Guilty as charged."
It's actual that I've by no means voted for the cheap the USA couldn't find the money for. I've by no means raised anyone's taxes. And I've by no means promised a lobbyist something in alternate for a donation.
Luckily, none of that truly concerns. Our founding fathers didn't need a everlasting governing category politicians. They sought after a republic, in Lincoln's phrases, "of the folk, through the folks, and for the people." a rustic the place any farmer, small-business proprietor, guide laborer, or healthcare professional may converse up and make a difference.
I think that creating a distinction begins with knowing our remarkable founding rfile, the U.S. structure. And as an individual who has played mind surgical procedure millions of occasions, i will be able to guarantee you that the structure isn't mind surgery.
The founders wrote it for traditional women and men, in transparent, exact, uncomplicated language. They deliberately made it brief sufficient to learn in one sitting and to hold on your pocket.
I wrote this booklet to inspire each citizen to learn and examine the structure, and to assist protect it from those that misread and undermine it. In our age of political correctness it's in particular very important to safeguard the invoice of Rights, which promises our freedom to talk, endure palms, perform our faith, and masses more.
The structure isn't history—it's approximately your lifestyles in the United States this present day. And protecting it truly is approximately what sort of nation our youngsters and grandchildren will inherit.
I wish you'll take pleasure in studying concerning the interesting ways in which the founders proven the best democracy in history—and the ways in which fresh presidents, congresses, and courts have threatened that democracy.
As the Preamble says, the aim of the structure is to create a extra ideal union. My target is to empower you to aid safeguard that union and safe the advantages of liberty.
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The five state exceptions are AR, DC, NY, OR, and SC. 9. These are summary stats on the 2000 HRS, using financial assets. The sample is limited to married households aged 60–70. The cut points in the distribution are identical for the age 75+ sample (20th–58th percentile). 10. The 26 states in this category are: AK, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MS, MO, ND, NE, NV, OK, SD, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY. 11. The 15 states in this category are: CT, ID, IN, KS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, OH, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, and VA.
There is no central database for state-specific Medicaid eligibility rules. We compiled a timeline for these state-specific rule changes by collecting a variety of different sources that covered the different years; where sources disagreed, we telephoned the relevant agency in the state to ascertain the correct information. 12 There were no major changes in the Medicaid rules for single individuals during this time period. A1). In addition, 27 states changed the allowable income limit for institutionalized individuals (PNA).
This leaves a remaining one-quarter of expenses that are covered by Medicare. However, this apparently large Medicare share is somewhat misleading. About half of Medicare long-term care spending consists of Medicare’s home health care benefit, which is a genuine long-term care service. However, the other half comes from Medicare’s coverage of short-term, skilled nursing home facilities following an acute hospital stay; this is not the custodial nursing home care that accounts for the vast majority of nursing home days and is covered by private long-term care insurance and by Medicaid, and is somewhat misleadingly included in long term care spending estimates (Congressional Budget Office 2004; US Congress, 2000).
A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties by Ben Carson, Candy Carson