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Paul Ryan to Seniors: "Medicare Should Not Be a Piggybank for Obamacare"

In the Majority Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 1:08 PM
The Truth: The Republican plan to end Medicare as we know it, raises costs for seniors and individuals with disabilities, reduces their benefits, and puts private insurance companies in charge of seniors' health care. For current beneficiaries, important benefits—such as closing the hole in Medicare's drug coverage—would be immediately eliminated. For individuals age 54 and under, Medicare's longstanding guarantee of comprehensive coverage would be replaced with an inadequate federal subsidy to buy private health insurance. By design, this federal contribution will not keep pace with medical costs, shifting thousands of dollars in costs onto individuals.
brimley Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 1:15 PM






You messed up your second word of that .


should have been 'the "lie"'
Hockey Mom Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 1:14 PM
You just completely described what ObamaCare will do. Your attempts to say it's the Republican plan only serve to further prove what liars your side is.

Standing behind a sign that said “Protect and Strengthen Medicare,” Paul Ryan addressed a crowd of enthusiastic seniors this morning in Florida at The Villages, the world’s largest retirement community. And standing by his side when he took the stage was none other than his 80-year-old mother Betty, a Florida resident and Medicare recipient herself:

Ryan sought to reassure seniors that his and Mitt Romney’s plans for Medicare were intended to preserve the program’s benefits for current recipients while shoring it up for future generations as well. He also hit President Obama...