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October 1, 2019

‘Just Absurd’: Flood of Ridicule as Trump Readies Executive Order to Stop ‘Socialist Destruction’ of Government-Run Medicare

Filed under: Criminal, Economics, Fascism, Greed, Health, News, Political, Questions — Scottie @ 11:09

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/09/30/just-absurd-flood-ridicule-trump-readies-executive-order-stop-socialist-destruction

“Not only did Trump’s own budget make deep cuts to Medicare, but can someone explain to me how a socialist program can be saved from socialism?

Observers said Trump’s planned executive order is reminiscent of the infamous “keep your government hands off my Medicare” line that was shouted at a Republican lawmaker during a town hall in 2009, in the heat of the fight over the Affordable Care Act.

“I understand why people like Trump and [Vice President Joe] Biden try to scare old people about Medicare for All. Scaring old people is time-tested!” HuffPost reporter Jeffrey Young tweeted Sunday. “But the idea that giving government healthcare to everyone somehow means taking it from people who already have government healthcare is just absurd.

More at the link above.   Hugs

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