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On the Road to Death Panels

Djvd Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 3:13 PM
Does any think that Gifford would have survived if she were not connected to "our elite government" insurance. Does any one think that all the illegal aliens will NOT get good medical care even though WE the TAX PAYER are paying for it. How can anyone with their thinking cap on think that medical care will NOT be rationed for our elderly to provide for the millions of younger generation.....even though it has been the older Americans who have stood up and fought and often times laid down their lives to preserve our freedoms? Does anyone believe Obama Care is sustainable, has anything he has done Sustainable? Does the laws he presses on us, the American Citizen sustain our freedom? Are we better off NO! Are we going down the tubes? YES!

With the first presidential debate and the only vice-presidential debate behind us, it seems pretty clear that so-called "social issues" are not going to get much attention in this year's presidential politics.

It's unfortunate, I think. We deceive ourselves to permit the assumption that values and behavior are not the real drivers behind our economic problems.

The fiscal crisis of our entitlement programs is the direct result of these values and behavior.

The fiscal soundness of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid is rooted in the assumption that those...