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Paul Ryan to Seniors: "Medicare Should Not Be a Piggybank for Obamacare"

upwithRomney Wrote: Aug 19, 2012 7:51 PM
I am afraid that neither you nor many of my Republican friends understand this. The 715 Billion is Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) which is merely an alternative to A,B and D. There was no cut, there was a transfer. We are going to end up looking foolish if we keep saying these things. In the debate, Obama will make us look foolish. We have all that we need in the debt and excessive spending. We dont need to pretend something about this health care discussion. And, I am a Hospital Administrator.
skytroop6 Wrote: Aug 23, 2012 11:01 AM
Goodness you mean there is a conservative Republican willing to tell the truth about the $716 billion? While I don't agree with your other assertion about President Obama being an excessive spender, I commend you for not being a hater and purveyor of nonsense and lies.

You're right in thinking that once caught in a series of lies, the American people will soon ask what else are you lying about. There is a dog whistle read racial component to the lies about welfare to work and Medicare. Why? Because internal polling has told the Romney campaign that it's an effective line of attack to gain White none college, blue collar working class voters.

With you; however, at least I feel that at least we could have an above board debate. Thanks

Standing behind a sign that said “Protect and Strengthen Medicare,” Paul Ryan addressed a crowd of enthusiastic seniors this morning in Florida at The Villages, the world’s largest retirement community. And standing by his side when he took the stage was none other than his 80-year-old mother Betty, a Florida resident and Medicare recipient herself:

Ryan sought to reassure seniors that his and Mitt Romney’s plans for Medicare were intended to preserve the program’s benefits for current recipients while shoring it up for future generations as well. He also hit President Obama...