Archive for July, 2011

Who Rules America?

U.S. Department of the Treasury information regurgitated on taxpolicycenter.org, a website published by the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, shows that in the year 2000 taxation on the top 10% of earners in the United States paid for 48.5% of the annual spending of the Federal government.  The bottom 60% of earners funded 14.8% […]

Swedish Hospital Employee Data Breach

We received one of the “nearly 20,000” letters sent out by Swedish Medical Center in Seattle offering free credit monitoring services to employees and former employees whose personal information may have been compromised.  What first caught my eye is that the letter (and a Seattle Times article, but not a Swedish press release) stated that […]