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Medicaid Plan Shows that Obama’s an Enemy of the Poor

Judy721 Wrote: Oct 11, 2012 9:26 AM
YES HE IS and remember to vote for Romney on Nov 6th
As in so much else, Progressives hold an outdated conception of the debate over entitlements. They conceive it as the Left supporting generous entitlements for seniors and the poor with no questions asked, no obligations expected, versus the right supporting no safety net at all, let private charity handle it, and if some of the poor have to starve, and some of the sick suffer or die without health care, because private charity is inadequate, so be it.

But modern, free market conservatives have built on Hayek's recognition that social safety nets are not inconsistent with free markets, and just...