Skip to comments.
At key moment, Obama leaves health post unfilled
The Washington Examiner ^
| Byron York
Posted on 10/29/2009 10:56:32 PM PDT by Nachum
Medicare and Medicaid, the federal government's health insurance programs for the elderly and poor, play a big role in the health care reform proposals being considered on Capitol Hill. President Obama and Democrats in Congress hope to cut Medicare spending by nearly a half-trillion dollars over the next decade, and reform plans call for a big expansion of Medicaid during the same period.
The proposals raise serious questions. Is it really possible to take so much money out of Medicare and not affect coverage? Is expanding Medicaid a good idea
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: leaves; obama; post; unfilled
Why does he need an administrator of a program he is going to destroy?
posted on 10/29/2009 10:56:35 PM PDT
To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...
posted on 10/29/2009 10:56:59 PM PDT
(The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
Interesting how Bambi is avoiding nominations of posts that require Senate approval.
posted on 10/30/2009 5:49:13 AM PDT
by Redleg Duke
("Don't fire unless fired upon, but it they mean to have a war, let it begin here." J Parker, 1775)
Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual
posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its
management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the
exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson