It isn't news that we are in a budget crisis or that our leaders in Washington are looking at ways to reduce spending, but how they are planning to do this is worthy of our attention.  AMNews reported last week that President Obama's 2014 budget blueprint aims to cut $400 billion from healthcare over the next 10 years.  AMNews link: Click here

Republican leaders don't feel that goes far enough.  While we may be scratching our heads as to why health is being targeted because we know the value of what we do day in and day out in human terms, our leaders in Washington are looking at information like the graphic below from http://www.nationalpriorities.org/

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They will pretend to pay us and we will pretend to work. Unfortunately, it's just that simple.