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The Compassion of Capitalism and the Cruelty of Socialism

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There are two ways to amass wealth: you can make it or you can take it. In today's show, Jay and Kim have a conversation about the compassion of capitalism and the cruelty of socialism.

How TABOR helps check the Medicaid industry’s growth

Linda Gorman is the director of the Independence Institute’s Health Care Policy Center. She joins Kim today to discuss her latest article on Complete Colorado, Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Helps Keep Medicaid Growth Industry in Check.

From Gorman’s article:

Voters need to keep the Colorado Medicaid program in mind when the tax and spend coalition starts beating the drums for repealing the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), which limits the annual growth of a portion of state spending to a very reasonable formula of population growth plus inflation.

In the FY 2017-18 Colorado Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), the State Controller’s Office reports that state expenditures fell “due to decreases in the social assistance function resulting from less spending on purchased medical services.” In other words, lower Medicaid enrollment means less state spending.

Read the entire article here.

The compassion of capitalism and the cruelty of socialism

Jay Davidson, the founder of First American State Bank, knows first hand the rewards of capitalism—and as an employer and a philanthropic presence in the Denver metro area, he also knows that capitalism can be a powerful resource for helping others. There are two ways to make money: you can make it or you can take it. In today’s show, Jay and Kim have a conversation about the compassion of capitalism and the cruelty of socialism.



Jody Lander, WWII Veteran Part III

WWII Veteran, Jody Lander, was involved in three of the major battles in the European theater during WWII: D-Day, Operation Market Garden and Battle of the Bulge.

Jody Lander, WWII Veteran

Dallas, Texas boy Jody Lander was drafted into the Army in 1943. Jody volunteered to become a paratrooper because he thought it would be exciting.

Stephen Chiles, Vietnam Veteran

Stephen Chiles liked adventure so much he dropped out of college and enlisted in the Army. In June of 1966, Stephen was headed to Vietnam.

Leila Morrison, WW II Army Nurse

Saving lives. That was WWII Army nurse Leila Morrison’s job. Leila will turn 98 this year and is so grateful for our freedom.

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