Posts Tagged “Baby boomer”

Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

Most Baby Boomers and senior citizens are living on fixed incomes, many far below what any reasonable person needs to survive in today’s world. They can barely cover food and living requirements, let alone things like travel, clothing and even a little entertainment for themselves. They worked hard all their lives to build up this…

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Baby Boomers: What we can do to help seniors?

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Baby Boomers: What we can do to help seniors?

Seniors worked hard and allowed the government to take money to invest in Social Security during their many years of work. Yet, when seniors retire, the government taxes that money which it used, if the senior has other income. Social Security Income should be non-taxable so seniors can continue to work. And we need to give…

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Has success spoiled Portillos?

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Has success spoiled Portillos?

I’m a big ribs fan, and Portillo’s and The Patio are two of my favorite restaurants to go to eat them. Ribs are delicious. But the past few times at Portillo’s have been a real hassle and I have to ask, has success spoiled Portillo’s? By Ray Hanania I was standing at the confused pick-up counter…

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Rewards cards are so unrewarding

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Rewards cards are so unrewarding

I have so many Rewards Cards and yet the rewards I get are so scarce. With the exception of only a few, they just don’t work the way they are supposed to work By Ray Hanania My mom gave me my first credit card which popped up in my wallet around 1975. I had just…

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Netflix summer camp series a hilarious romp

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Netflix summer camp series a hilarious romp

Netflix, the very inexpensive cable and online movie channel, is increasingly making its own exclusive hit series. I’m hooked on “House of Cards,” and now I’m enjoying “Wet Hot American Summer.” Netflix is breaking the TV viewing mold with original content at a very cheap price By Ray Hanania I am beginning to appreciate Netflix more and…

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Baby Boomer dreaming, the old days

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Baby Boomer dreaming, the old days

  Baby Boomer dreaming, the old days   By Ray Hanania     As I sat at Midway Airport the other day waiting for a flight, I was remembering how the world has really changed, as most Baby Boomers my age do.   I’ve written in the past how Midway was just an open air…

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Public anger over health care misdirected

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Public anger over health care misdirected

Public anger over health care misdirected By Ray Hanania Friday January 3, 2014, Southwest News Herald Newspaper I remember when I was young, someone tried to sell me a health care policy and I shrugged my shoulders and wondered why I needed it.I was young. And the majority of young people think they will live forever without…

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Baby Boomers: Is Hollywood anti-Senior?

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Baby Boomers: Is Hollywood anti-Senior? By Ray Hanania Have you noticed the pattern over the years in Hollywood? The movie companies are taking blockbusters and powerful icons from our past, like the Lone Ranger and Star Trek, and remaking them for today’s generation. We should be flattered that great creative ideas that captured the imagination…

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Baby Boomers: Falling asleep anywhere we can

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Baby Boomers: Falling asleep anywhere we can By Ray Hanania Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine were doing an interview with A FOX TV affiliate in Tacoma promoting their new movie “Now You See Me.” During the interview, as you’ve probably already heard, Freeman appears to nod off as Caine is responding to questions from the…

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Baby Boomers: Red, White and Black, Heart

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Baby Boomers: Red, White and Black, Heart By Ray Hanania They’re not colors that automatically come to mind when you are an American. They sound similar, something that becomes more and more important as Baby Boomers age, and seek healthcare. Red is the first wired button that snaps in place under the left breast. White…

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