Arkansas Watch Government program is going broke

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

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People that use Medicare as an example of "a government single payer system that works" are ignoring one very important aspect of the system - it is going broke. It is going broke in such a titanic way that it threatens to take the entire government budget down with it. Medicare seems like a bargain only because the people getting it are not paying for most of it. In fact, none of us are paying for all of it yet - we are just borrowing to cover the shortfalls.


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Opinion, Pages 4 on 08/26/2009

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