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Qtec
02-04-2011, 06:48 AM
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December 08, 2003

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President Bush Monday is expected to sign into law landmark Medicare reform legislation that includes prescription drug benefits and has sparked a bitter fight between opponents and supporters.

Backers say the $400 billion <span style="color: #CC0000"> Make that 550 B and rising. </span>Medicare Prescription Drug Modernization Act will provide much-needed help for the nation's 40 million senior citizens to buy medications; critics say it is a giveaway to drug makers and insurance companies and a prelude to the dismantling of the program.

In addition to the prescription drug benefits, <span style='font-size: 14pt'>the measure provides billions of dollars in subsidies to insurance companies and health maintenance organizations,</span> and takes the first step toward allowing private plans to compete with Medicare. </div></div>

PLUS....
...Two rounds of tax cuts, not paid for.
...Two wars in the ME, not paid for.


<u>You really need</u> the republicans back in power.

Just sayin.

Q

LWW
02-04-2011, 07:09 AM
This proves two things I have always said:

1 - Bush was a leftist.

2 - The dembots will cheer for, or wail against, something solely on the basis of whether it's sponsor was a (D) or an (R) ... and never even consider what the issue actually is.

LWW

Gayle in MD
02-04-2011, 07:45 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Qtec</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">

December 08, 2003

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President Bush Monday is expected to sign into law landmark Medicare reform legislation that includes prescription drug benefits and has sparked a bitter fight between opponents and supporters.

Backers say the $400 billion <span style="color: #CC0000"> Make that 550 B and rising. </span>Medicare Prescription Drug Modernization Act will provide much-needed help for the nation's 40 million senior citizens to buy medications; critics say it is a giveaway to drug makers and insurance companies and a prelude to the dismantling of the program.

In addition to the prescription drug benefits, <span style='font-size: 14pt'>the measure provides billions of dollars in subsidies to insurance companies and health maintenance organizations,</span> and takes the first step toward allowing private plans to compete with Medicare. </div></div>

PLUS....
...Two rounds of tax cuts, not paid for.
...Two wars in the ME, not paid for.


<u>You really need</u> the republicans back in power.

Just sayin.

Q </div></div>

The most unconstitutional, damaging administration, and Party, in our history, no doubt. They ONLY represent the corrupt corporations. The planet, the well being of it's people and animals, mean nothing to the money mongering pigs of the Right.

Wasted opportunities, lives, treasure, disastrously failed policies, resulting in nothing but strengthening our enemies, digging our debt hole, arming and training more radicals, as Republicans ALWAYS do.

Two Republican Presidents, in a row, Reagan and Bush I, built al Qaeda, when neither responded to al Qaeda's attacks, and then a third, Bush II, who totally ignored the pre 9/11 warnings, and then launched an illegal war in the wrong country!!!! /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/crazy.gif

One word describes Republican policies, DISASTER!

Sev
02-04-2011, 08:00 AM
It should have never been passed.

LWW
02-04-2011, 08:27 AM
Thanks for confirming my point.

LWW

eg8r
02-04-2011, 04:34 PM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Make that 550 B and rising.</div></div>More proof that government estimation is garbage and the current healthcare bill will eclipse this in no time.

Medicare would be the best place to start doing some serious budget cutting. There is so much waste in that system.

eg8r