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  •  Catfood Commission had better sense (3+ / 0-)
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    and did not recommend any changes in Medicare.  Instead it said Medicare should be revisited in 4 to 5 years, after the HCA has been fully implemented.

    Raising the eligibility age will cost millions of people thousands more dollars, people who will not have much money to begin with.  Some unknown number will likely die as a result.  The hardship, pain, and suffering they will bear to preserve a slightly greater income for the already wealthiest in society is absolutely perverse.

    Obama has wanted to cut entitlements for at least a decade, much they same way as Bush et al wanted to get rid of Sadam.  And like them, Obama is looking for a reason, and facts don't matter.

    •  Do you think the "entitled" shitheads in the Villa (1+ / 0-)
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      ge care about whether the ACA and more private UNsurance will take ever more real wealth out ot the pockets of the poorer and poorest of us for the Kelptocrats to play with?

      Just a rhetorical question.

      And Obama and his bunch are now well and truly among the "entitled," in the REAL sense of the term...

      "Is that all there is?" Peggy Lee.

      by jm214 on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 08:37:10 AM PST

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