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    Wait...Medicare Is The Problem??

    So if I understand this correctly, the discussion is how to cut spending on Medicare...how about Medicaid, food stamps, HUD and every other entitlement program? Perhaps I am callous but I would rather see an able bodied adult have to scrape to make ends meet than an elderly person.

    According to the article Medicare receives 51% of it's funding via taxes so it is presumable that the other 49% comes from non-tax venues. Welfare can not make that claim.

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011...ness-medicare/

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    I would also rather see medicaid cut over medicare. I guess you can make the argument that medicare is helping children as well, non elderly should be able to make ends meet easier than the elderly.
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