SEARCH BLOG: HEALTH CARE
From The Washington Post:
House leaders announce $940 billion health-care compromise bill
Friday, March 19, 2010
Pushing toward a Sunday vote that could transform the nation's health-insurance system, House leaders announced a $940 billion compromise Thursday that would extend coverage to the vast majority of Americans, cut billions of dollars from Medicare, and impose new taxes on the wealthy and the well-insured.
With millions of "Baby Boomers" heading into social security... you know, that big group of births right after WWII... the Democratic Party is writing its ticket into a tiny minority. All of the welfare cases and illegal immigrants can't make up for the group that is going to get screwed during their last years of employment and then see the Medicare system into which they paid for 40 years suddenly get "thrifted" to pay for those who have paid little or nothing.
The demographics are that "Baby Boomers" vote... not so much the Democratic Party's newly bought "voters," are those that actually show up to vote. The Rasmussen Reports uses that bit of knowledge when taking their polls of national issues.
Oh, and deficits are going to be reduced by increasing spending by nearly $1 trillion? Well, we all know the other side of that equation. Check your wallets; send the contents to the IRS. That should stimulate business and investment.