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tallahasseedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-24-10 01:34 PM
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28. They wont once that donut hole is filled...
If they still don't then by all means, vote for a 'pub who will take it away.
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  -48% say hcr needs further action. The elderly (who vote) dislike it while the young (non voters) do dkf  Mar-24-10 10:03 AM   #0 
  - I live near a retirement community... there are several Senior Centers. Guess what  lamp_shade   Mar-24-10 10:06 AM   #1 
  - Those numbers will change once the seniors start getting their checks.  NJmaverick   Mar-24-10 10:09 AM   #2 
  - what CHECKS there not getting any check they will get a rebate in the doughnut hole  bigdarryl   Mar-24-10 01:02 PM   #27 
  - I am in the under 40 group. I guess I will be explaining this bill to my 89 year old Grandma.  Jennicut   Mar-24-10 10:10 AM   #3 
  - Not all of them my 83 yr old mom loves Obama too nt  marlakay   Mar-24-10 11:42 AM   #18 
  - Well all those elderly will die via Death Panel  MadBadger   Mar-24-10 10:10 AM   #4 
  - A handy provision that  BeyondGeography   Mar-24-10 12:34 PM   #25 
  - Seniors don't like it, so adding a public option that doesn't affect them will ..  HughMoran   Mar-24-10 10:17 AM   #5 
  - Just saying If we rely on the tepid support from non voters that portends  dkf   Mar-24-10 10:24 AM   #6 
  - Big mistake to assume the seniors are about self interest  Bluenorthwest   Mar-24-10 12:04 PM   #21 
  - create competition and thereby some cost control nt  The Hope Mobile   Mar-24-10 12:34 PM   #24 
     - .  HughMoran   Mar-24-10 12:53 PM   #26 
  - When the donut hole starts to close  sandnsea   Mar-24-10 10:41 AM   #7 
  - Except they are taking away medicare advantage which  dkf   Mar-24-10 11:00 AM   #9 
     - They are not taking away Medicare Advantage  sandnsea   Mar-24-10 11:03 AM   #10 
        - Isn't that where the Medicare savings comes from?  dkf   Mar-24-10 11:05 AM   #11 
        - Only according to Fox News  sandnsea   Mar-24-10 11:23 AM   #12 
           - Cut payments and keep benefits the same?  dkf   Mar-24-10 11:27 AM   #13 
              - The overpayments are not usually spent on better care. And it will strenghten Medicare to reduce it.  Jennicut   Mar-24-10 11:55 AM   #19 
                 - That doesn't sound right to me.  dkf   Mar-24-10 11:03 PM   #32 
        - +1  Cha   Mar-24-10 12:31 PM   #23 
  - They need to pump up the CLASS Act provisions for long term care for the elderly.  izzybeans   Mar-24-10 10:55 AM   #8 
  - Definitely. It's a very good feature of the bill and they should have highlighted it. eom  Hello_Kitty   Mar-24-10 11:36 AM   #14 
  - The elderly in my family like it  frazzled   Mar-24-10 11:39 AM   #15 
  - they probably oppose it because they have been told  marlakay   Mar-24-10 11:40 AM   #16 
  - My mother, an eighty yo Repub, likes that her Rxs will be cheaper  DevonRex   Mar-24-10 11:42 AM   #17 
  - Seniors may come around, but young people need to keep voting  LisaM   Mar-24-10 11:55 AM   #20 
  - The "young" now will be able to vote in future elections  goclark   Mar-24-10 12:15 PM   #22 
  - They wont once that donut hole is filled...  tallahasseedem   Mar-24-10 01:34 PM   #28 
  - Confirming the youth turnout in the last election was horribad.  BlooInBloo   Mar-24-10 01:35 PM   #29 
  - Is there a more selfish group than senior citizens? it's alright if they get their government paid  WI_DEM   Mar-24-10 02:05 PM   #30 
     - I noticed the Seniors calling in to CSPAN to say they were against  harun   Mar-24-10 04:18 PM   #31 

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