Now that SS and Medicare are in the spotlight because of the tax bill, why weren't
they major critical parts of the 2016 presidential election campaign?
by Ralph Deeds 5 years ago
Paul Krugman:" Back in 2010, self-styled deficit hawks — better described as deficit scolds — took over much of our political discourse. At a time of mass unemployment and record-low borrowing costs, a time when economic theory said we needed more, not less, deficit spending, the scolds...
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
I truly want to know if these are valid reasons...or are they perspective on what "could" happen, or just totally absurd possibilities. If you have proof to validate or deny these reasonings, I genuinely would like to hear them?Here are just some of them, from a conservatives view: ...
by Stacie L 6 years ago
Obamacare will save Medicare $200 billion by 2016by Joan McCarterFollow The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services actuary reports: "We have achieved significant tangible savings that have been passed on to beneficiaries," said Jonathan Blum, director of the Center for...
by ptosis 10 months ago
If you are on Medicare, are you worried that your coverage will be reduced or eliminated?The GOP is selling this Tax Plan saying that it will ignite the economy, which will reduce unemployment, which will reduce the need for Gov't assistance.Furthermore the explosive growth in the economy will...
by Susan Reid 6 years ago
Good for Soledad O'Brien!CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien debunked the pervasive right-wing media falsehood that President Obama "stole $700 billion" from Medicare. Right-wing media have repeatedly claimed that the Medicare savings included in Obama's Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
by kerryg 8 years ago
I'm not going to lie - I have some pretty serious issues with the health care reform bill that just passed, not the least being that it is not NEARLY socialist enough for my tastes. (I support Medicare for All, at least as an option.)However, these are ten changes that last night's bill makes to...
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