Social Media Association of Michigan

“Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests.” Charles Lindbergh

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Social Media Day Detroit

Get your hashtags ready: Social Media Day Detroit is the ultimate meet and greet for online junkies (via blog.thedetroithub.com)

Detroiters love their social media – we tweet our 313DLove, we “share” our X Games support, we Instagram the bejeesus out of Belle Isle, downtown and any other sight that moves us. Maybe that’s why there was such as strong reaction to the first Social Media Day Detroit when it launched three…

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The Health Care Act IS a Good Thing!!!

Maximum Out-of-Pocket Premium Payments Under PPACA
Maximum Out-of-Pocket Premium Payments Under PPACA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

All the uproar about “Obamacare”, or the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is getting so screwed up. If you read the Health Care plan – the only people who will “have” to purchase insurance, are those who can afford it – those who live above the poverty level, and the State is to set-up affordable options in a range of a $100 or so a month. The major portion of this Act’s funding come from a tax on those making over $200k a year – and only at 0.9%!

Information is key:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patient_Protection_and_Affordable_Care_Act#Summary_of_funding

Anyone who can’t afford it – like the millions of people in our nation who are under employed or unemployed will be offered it by their State. It will also not be taking effect until 2014.

Don’t mean to sound preachy. But after seeing too many people affected by the Ridiculous health care industry in our Country – including my brother who had terminal cancer and was still denied State coverage because he was receiving $800 a month in Unemployment and died with $40k in hospital bills, after selling his car, house, etc. Obama has it right. Something has to be done.