Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Wednesday, August 08, 2007
He goes on to suggest he had the "Cadillac" of insurance. And sadly he did indeed, at a cost that no steel consumer would beat.
After 34 years with LTV Steel, I was forced to retire because of a disability. Two years later, LTV filed bankruptcy. I lost a third of my pension, and my family lost their health care. Every day of my life, I sit at the kitchen table across from the woman who devoted 36 years of her life to my family, and I can't afford to pay for her health care. What's wrong with America and what will you do to change it?"
His job paid for his family's three-bedroom house on a tree-lined street near Valparaiso, sent three of his four children through college and "provided a good life, everything everybody dreams about," he said.