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On the Road to Death Panels

Djvd Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 3:36 PM
As usual, you are taking words out of context, as most liberals tend to do. What Romney meant was ..every freaking illegal, every medcaid, every person on welfare gets free medical care WITHOUT PAYING A DIME! They just walk into the ER and they HAVE to be treated, even for dumb stupid things and the TAX payer payes for it. This is why medical care for ALL OF THE TAX PAYERS costs is so stupidly high.

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...