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Stuart G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 06:19 AM
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NYT Editorial: A Real Choice on Medicare
Edited on Sun Apr-24-11 06:21 AM by Stuart G
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/24/opinion/24sun1.html?_...

A Real Choice on Medicare

Published: April 23, 2011



We know it is not how most people want to spend their time, but Americans need to give a close reading to the Democrats and Republicans plans for Medicare reform. There are stark differences that will profoundly affect all of our lives and clear political choices to come.

The Democratic approach is mostly imbedded in the broader health care reforms enacted last year. The Republicans approach including a call to repeal reform and ultimately privatize Medicare was fashioned by Representative Paul Ryan and adopted by the House.

Here are some of the most significant elements:
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Raven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 06:59 AM
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1. Good article.
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spedtr90 Donating Member (459 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 07:55 AM
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2. Excellent! Linking to facebook
and hoping my republican freinds take a look.
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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 11:36 AM
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3. Drop Both Plans and Go for Universal Single Payer
why settle for expensive, toxic sewage when you could have a nutritious, balanced diet for less money?
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Sherman A1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 11:45 AM
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4. Precisely
Universal, single payer takes care of the whole thing start to finish.
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