The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social Security Number (SSN), according to a new audit.
The agency’s inspector general found errors in the government’s documentation for representative payees, otherwise known as individuals who receive retirement or disability payments on behalf of another person who is incapable of managing the benefits themselves.
We, BCRP, are going to have a table at the Blue Hills Sportsmen's Club Gun Show which will be at the Chetek Faith Baptist Church, Friday March 17 (3-8) and Saturday March 18 (9-4)
We need volunteers to help man this table. Duties are not strenuous and should be with a sympathetic crowd. The main thrust of the table is to sign up new members and to collect e-mail addresses. We are going to have a drawing for 4 US silver eagles and have some Trump campaign signs for sale.
Right now you can pretty well pick your hours so volunteer soon.
Important story on the health care debate. This article falls in line with the message Sean Duffy presented at the Lincoln Day Dinner. We are not going to get a perfect bill but the Republican plan may be a lot better than what is being presented. Please read and form your own opinion.
The tsunami of criticism that greeted last week’s introduction of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was probably inevitable, considering the questionable character of some career politicians, the liberal inclination of the legacy media, and the hopelessly convoluted maze of mandates, taxes, and regulations that is Obamacare. Even honest observers got important details of AHCA wrong, while failing to comprehend its place in the overall GOP plan to rid the nation of the “Affordable Care Act.” Saturday morning, President Trump used his weekly address to clear up some of the confusion: Full Story....Here
One of the top selling new books on Amazon.com is entitled, Reasons to Vote for Democrats: A Comprehensive Guide.
Insightful article on the growth of bureaucracy. i.e. "The Deep State" and how it creeps into legislation.
By M.D. Kittle
It didn’t take me long to recognize the mistake I had made, and when I did, I authored a bill to begin to reverse it. Unfortunately, the bill went nowhere.
As a result of this mistake, a number of Wisconsin’s small businesses have been subjected to audits. For these small businesses, audits are terrifying, time consuming and expensive. They are also the functional equivalent of a government shakedown. You see, most small businesses operate above-board. They do their best, but no one is perfect. This is particularly true when you have an awful tax code like ours. It’s riddled with exemptions, credits, inconsistencies and ambiguities. Even CPAs make mistakes. Full Story....Here
Feel good, interesting and fun story
Wisconsin cheesemakers continued their impressive run as a black pepper Italian-inspired cheese from Sartori Cheese in Antigo was named the top cheese in the country, while a cheddar from Weyauwega and a Gouda from Thorp were first and second runners-up. Full Story....Here
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Elks Club - 36 E. Eau Claire St., Rice Lake
Social hour: 5PM - 6PM, Dinner and speakers to follow.
Eric O'Keefe, Director of Wisconsin Club for Growth and conservative activist
Sean Duffy, Congressman (and member of Trump Transition Team)
Romaine Robert Quinn, Wisconsin 75th District Assemblyman
Lots of good prizes, good times, and good conversation.
Please plan on attending
Please call 715-234-7462