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The Ryan Budget

rcarter Wrote: Aug 18, 2012 6:10 AM
Why doesn't Little Paul Ryan propose repealing Medicare Part D? Isn't that just being stupid? Is that your solution? No Paul Ryan's plan is to give people a better choice, but a choice that will let you stay with the present system if you like.You do know that Medicare Advantage was to expire in October, but the chicken president decided to extend it past the elections and hope the seniors don't find out about it. Also the cost to seniors for their portion of medicare will double next year.

The political left is doing the St. Vitus dance over Paul Ryan's budget. This is the proposal Ryan put forth as Chairman of the House Republican Budget Committee to deal with the nation's fiscal crisis. Democrats are labeling it as "radical," and "extremist," especially Ryan's plans to reform Medicare.

The president has called the Ryan budget "social Darwinism." Democratic National Committee Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, said it "would end Medicare as we know it." Not to be outdone, Republicans have launched some rhetorical hand grenades of their own. Mitt Romney told CBS News' Bob Schieffer that "there's only one president...