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Obama Offers More of the Wrong Medicine on Medicare

olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 12:51 PM
AARP is a Socialist group that have sucker the old folks to join...they have done nothing for any of us but cost us money, that is why I quit them twenty years ago.....I keep getting letters to join, all prepayed postage, send them back empty...
The latest fiscal cliff plan from President Obama promised $400 billion in entitlement savings. An analysis by the Washington Post of the likely composition of those "savings" showed that nearly half of those cuts would come from requiring prescription drug rebates in Medicare. That would be a huge mistake for the country's fiscal and physical health.

Americans are living longer lives, and the additional years of retirement are putting a strain on Social Security and Medicare. But raising the retirement age - a bipartisan cost-cutting favorite - is deeply problematic unless Americans are healthy when they reach their mid-60s and...

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