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Our ruling Both Republicans and Democrats would no doubt agree that Ryan’s plan for Medicare is a dramatic change of course. But we don’t agree with the ad’s contention that the proposal ends Medicare. Additionally, images in the ad imply that current seniors will have to go back to work to pay for changes to the program. That’s not true either. It’s actually those 54 and younger who will need extra money. With its scenes of seniors going back to work, it seems intended to frighten those who are currently enrolled in Medicare. Finally, the Republicans' vote was symbolic and didn’t actually change the program. When you add up all those distortions, we find the ad highly misleading. The ad’s aged firefighter says, "Did someone call the fire department? Because it's about to get HOT in here!" We agree. Pants on Fire!
you do realize that social security is one of the biggest creditors of the US, right?? and that many of the other pension programs and such are also big investors, right....so well, everyone is quick to jump at the social security/medicaid.......but well,
you do realize....that your pension, your ira, will also not be there if you are a late boomer.
the pensions are heavily invested in treasury bonds....if the gov't isn't gonna honor the bonds the social security holds, why should they honor the bonds the pensions hold???and well, any money that you might have in an ira, ect....invested in the stock market, think about it, all those older brothers and sisters will be drawing on theirs long before you will be able to, and well....it's gonna be much worse than having china dumping their bonds enmass on the market!!
the simple fact is....
we, the american people, the american businesses, our gov't, well....
we can't afford this malfuctioning healthcare system!!!
if other countries, like brazil can provide what is basically equal service at such a cheaper cost that americans find it more affordable taking a vacation there and getting treatment, it doesn't seem possible to me that there is any reason, outside of all the parasites that have attached themselves into the system between patient and doctors wanting a massive cut of all the cash flowing through, for the costs to be so danged high!!!