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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

MacQ - Texas Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 12:37 PM
It might be said that the baby boomers are the only generation so far to have paid into both programs for their entire working life. Strikes me that you would have voted for Medicare when it was brought up (it was after all a liberal entitlement programs you folks love so much). I wouldn't have. So please it medicare you hate...or older folks...or what?

Behold, the projected consequences of four more years.  Philip Klein surveys the wreckage described in the latest comprehensive budget report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (most of these estimates assume an unrealistic "baseline" in which the "doc fix" doesn't happen and various unpopular cuts to Medicare actually go into effect):