This is one of those WTFO moments. Medicare will be decimated under the federal health care bill (the UNCONSTITUTIONAL one) so the federal government is going to give the elderly $13 Billion to give them some support. So, WHY reduce Medicare? Just put the $13 Billion in the Bill. Oh. Wait. What am I thinking?
[...] Yes, the economy won't improve unless we print up or borrow a few billion dollars more. Again, if that's the key to economic success, why isn't Zimbabwe the most prosperous nation on the face of the Earth?
Don't expect Republicans to offer an ounce of opposition. More likely they will engage in a bidding war and try and up the payments. [...]
I won't doubt that at all.
[...] 13 billion is the price tag to bribe the senior lobby by wealth redistribution while the ObamaCare debate is going on. [...]
Damn Curt! No one is supposed to know that!
You. Have. Got. To. Be. Kidding. Me: [...]
[...] “One-time payment” my foot. [...]
OOPS! SOmeone isn't believing this one!
[...] “$13 billion” my foot. [...]
Yep. Ain't believing it. Nope. Not this trip.
Nothing like bribing folks with something they'll never get and, what's with the no Social Security payment upgrades this year? Is there something wrong with Social Security all of a sudden? See JWF: Obama Hates Old People: No Social Security COLA for 2010
Just imagine if this happened during a Republican administration. [...]
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