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Greatest Generation the Most Entitled

Another American Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 2:32 PM
It's important to understand, people on ss and medicare are not necessarily the moral equivalents. Unfortunately, due to poorly managing their affairs, a lot of good people are left in the same boat as the takers and are going to be relying on the generosity of others for their well being. I am no Repub,and no Bush fan, but the trust fund raiding started long before Bush.

One thing nearly everybody agrees upon is that the "sequester" is a silly sideshow to the real challenge facing America: unsustainable spending on entitlements. Ironies abound. Democrats, with large support from young people, tend to believe that we must build on the legacy bequeathed to us by the New Deal and the Great Society. Republicans, who marshaled considerable support from older voters in their so-far losing battle against Obamacare, argue that we need to start fresh.

Perhaps it's time for both sides to consider an underappreciated fact of American life: The system we are trying to perpetuate was created for the...