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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 08:36 AM
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4. Of course. This is the end game. Finish off SS and Medicare by defunding it
and then turning around and saying "See, we told you it doesn't work!" The Conservatives in the UK tried the same thing a few years back but there was a real backlash.
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  -Why republicans like the idea of "Medicare Vouchers" SoCalDem  Apr-04-11 08:14 AM   #0 
  - Actually, there is a much bigger reason they like Medicare Vouchers -- over time, it ends Medicare.  BzaDem   Apr-04-11 08:23 AM   #1 
  - Of course. This is the end game. Finish off SS and Medicare by defunding it  CTyankee   Apr-04-11 08:36 AM   #4 
     - and they are anticipating a senate takeover in '12 and an even bigger majority  SoCalDem   Apr-04-11 04:52 PM   #8 
  - Wasn't it Rand Paul who suggested a $2,000 deductible per year for Medicare?  CTyankee   Apr-04-11 08:27 AM   #2 
  - Yep.. and he's a DOCTOR.. (of course one of his operations costs more than that)  SoCalDem   Apr-04-11 08:29 AM   #3 
     - I'm going to tell my former co-worker, a self styled "conservative,"  CTyankee   Apr-04-11 08:39 AM   #5 
        - Do it. Say it.  SheilaT   Apr-04-11 11:27 AM   #7 
  - Another reason, usually "vouchers" are a promise to take the  shraby   Apr-04-11 08:57 AM   #6 
     - Absolutely true. Our accountant said we don't need any more tax credits because we  CTyankee   Apr-04-11 06:37 PM   #9 
 

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