Is the rising tide lifting all boats?

‘Murica got some good economic news from the U.S.Census Bureau, namely: …Real┬ámedian household income increased by 5.2 percent between 2014 and 2015 while the official poverty rate decreased 1.2 percentage points. At the same time, the percentage of people without health insurance coverage decreased. Median household income in the United States in 2015 was $56,516, …

This is a tale of woe, but I’ll keep it short

I have had a tooth that has pained me for months, and, like any good American, I put off having it looked at until things got so bad that I must now bid farewell to that that tooth, and either get an implant [insert implant joke here] or become accustomed to a blended diet. I …