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The First $1 Trillion Agency

Texas Red Wrote: Oct 17, 2012 7:58 AM
I would like to know how much of the Obamacare expenses are spent on bureaucrat wages? Big problem with all federal programs, funds do not reach the intended people.
The question is not whether America is afflicted with socialized medicine, it is whether the socialized medicine afflicting this country is curable or incurable. The inescapable diagnosis: If nothing is done, America dies.

You don't need to run an expensive test -- or commission a group of fiscal pathologists -- to see the metastatic growth of government-controlled health care. You only need to look at the data the U.S. Treasury and Office and Management Budget have released to the public.

In 1965, when President Lyndon Johnson signed legislation creating Medicare and Medicaid, all federal outlays equaled $118.23 billion, according to OMB....