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IPFS News Link • Legislative Mischief

Obama Eyes The Purse Strings for Medicare

• Washington Post
As President Obama is asking members of Congress to take one of the most politically difficult votes of their careers, he is pressing them to give up one of their most valued perks of office: boosting Medicare payments to benefit hometown providers.

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Comment by Lola Flores
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Is that what he's asking?  Really?  Wow!  I would have never, ever known that had you not mentioned it.  And what gave it away, you ask?  Well, his unwillingness to consider Universal Healthcare or single payer for one; his audacity to consider fining working-class people who can't even afford to buy the damn thing in the first place for not buying it!  This ain't about fixing the system or doing the right thing and providing relief for the working class, this is all about bringing the most profit for the insurance companies, anybody else who doesn't see that is seriously deluted