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Obamacare’s Medicare cuts start January 1st
washington Examiner ^ | 8/14/2012 | Conn Carroll

Posted on 08/16/2012 10:29:44 AM PDT by tobyhill

It was brutal. On CNN yesterday, Wolf Blitzer kept browbeating Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz until she would admitted that Paul Ryan’s plan preserves Medicare for those currently aged 55 years and older with no changes. Chuck Todd did the same thing to Roberts Gibbs on MSNBC after Gibbs falsely claimed the Ryan plan would kill his father. “Your father is not going to get that because they’re not going to do anything to him,” Todd correctly pointed out.

Todd and Blitzer are 100 percent correct. The Ryan budget only preserves and strengthens Medicare for those Americans that are currently receiving benefits and those that will begin to do so in the next 10 years. Only those who are 55 years or younger will be affected by the Ryan plan. And for those Americans, they will still be given a choice between the current Medicare system, and a new premium support system. In fact, Obamacare and the Ryan plan both budget the same amount of money for Medicare down the road. Both plans cap spending at the growth of domestic product +.5 percent.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; democrats; medicare; obama; obamacare; ryan

1 posted on 08/16/2012 10:29:51 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Looks to me like Wolfie and Chuckie see the writting on the wall and are about to throw Zero and Ole Joe over the cliff.

Evidently they want access to the White House after January. :)

2 posted on 08/16/2012 10:36:50 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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3 posted on 08/16/2012 10:47:14 AM PDT by DFG ("Dumb, Dependent, and Democrat is no way to go through life" - Louie Gohmert (R-TX))
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To: tobyhill; Jayster; DFG
Then we get this tripe from the treacherous MSM in bed with Obama!!!
4 posted on 08/16/2012 11:00:47 AM PDT by SierraWasp (Government it'self is the REAL "Free Rider!" Obamacare will create burdensome "Free Riding!!!")
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To: tobyhill

President Backbone will just sign an Executive Order prior to the preezy debates to eliminate those cuts...

5 posted on 08/16/2012 11:07:55 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: tobyhill

Just in time to blame Mitt.

6 posted on 08/16/2012 11:24:50 AM PDT by bgill
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7 posted on 08/16/2012 12:58:52 PM PDT by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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To: tobyhill

The truth is getting out there! Hooray!

8 posted on 08/16/2012 9:50:35 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: tobyhill
The average American hasn’t a CLUE how much of our tax money Obama has sent down Muslim sh*t holes while he plans to slash the military, and CUTS MEDICARE

BILLIONS FOR JIHAD! Obamas 2009 Supplemental Appropriations for Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Pandemic Flu was revised and passed by the full committee. It gives billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars to countries and entities that support Sharia law and/or harbor, hide and support those who want to destroy the U.S. and our allies.

Read the summary from David Obeys office that was quietly released last week with nary a word from any media.

$3.6 BILLION, matching the request, to expand and improve capabilities of the Afghan security forces

$400 MILLION, as requested, to build the counterinsurgency capabilities of the Pakistani security forces

AFGHANISTAN: $1.52 BILLION, $86 MILLION above the request WEST BANK AND GAZA: $665 MILLION in bilateral economic, humanitarian, and security assistance for the West Bank and Gaza

JORDAN: $250 million,$250 million above the request, including $100 million for economic and $150 million for security assistance

EGYPT: $360 MILLION, $310 million above the request, including $50 million for economic assistance,$50 million for border security, and $260 million for security assistance

PAKISTAN:$1.9 billion,$591 million above the request

IRAQ:$968 MILLION,$336 million above the request

Oversight: $20 million,$13 million above the request, to expand oversight capacity of the State Department, USAID, and the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan to review programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq

Lebanon:$74 million

International Food Assistance:$500 MILLION,$200 million above the request, for PL 480 international food assistance to alleviate suffering during the global economic crisis

REFUGEE ASSISTANCE:$343 MILLION,$50 million above the request, including humanitarian assistance for Gaza.

Funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency programs in the West Bank and Gaza is limited to $119 million (Note: Gaza = Hamas)

Disaster Assistance: $200 MILLION to avert famines and provide life-saving assistance during natural disasters and for internally displaced people around the world, including Somalia, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, the Middle East and South Asia

Peacekeeping:$837 MILLION FOR UNITED NATIONS peacekeeping operations, including an expanded mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and a new mission in Chad and the Central African Republic

Department of Justice: $17 million, matching the request, for counter-terrorism activities and to provide training and assistance for the Iraqi criminal justice system



And THAT’S just the tip of the iceberg.

THIS will blow your mind!! They should have 2010 up, but they don’t. That’s where you’ll find Obama’s largesse towards Muslim countries really go off the charts. charts: .

9 posted on 08/17/2012 3:04:43 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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How much are increases over the years prior to Obama taking office?

Because we’ve been providing aid to Pakistan for a long time, so how much is really new?

10 posted on 08/17/2012 2:26:12 PM PDT by DannyTN
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