Let's Look At Medicare and Medicaid: Introduction, Background, and History

On July 30th, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law. Medicare is a government assistance program that provides healthcare insurance to the poor, while Medicaid serves the same purpose but for those over the age of 65. These programs are examples of big government at its finest, providing access to affordable healthcare to those in need of it.

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RSD & Photography: Interview with Barbara Shapiro

I used to be a very passionate knitter and crocheter. Unfortunately, I can no longer knit or crochet, because my hands can no longer hold the needles and are not limber enough for the wrist movements. I had always been interested in photography and had taken a photography course in high school.  I had a Nikon EM camera and took it with me to France, where I was able to get some nice pictures, a few of which were quite good. I did enjoy taking pictures but nothing spectacular, using inexpensive digital cameras as they became available and my cell phone, downloading cell phone apps for editing purposes. I wanted to do more but did not know how to start…

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