Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The 7 most awful truths you need to know about Paul Ryan’s war on Medicare

Barry Nolan in Boston Magazine's Daily Boston blog:

Depending on who you listen to these days, the Paul Ryan/GOP plan to change Medicare either: “ends Medicare,” “ends Medicare as we know it” or “saves Medicare for the future.”

The truth is, the Ryan plan would still provide a plan called “Medicare,” but the program would be changed so substantially that it would be like the loveable Medicare you once knew went face first through a plateglass window. It might still be called “Medicare,” but you would hardly recognize it.
Nolan's seven terrible truths about the Ryan/GOP Medicare plan come with links to their sources. As Nolan says, "This is not some stuff I just made up."

Read it here.

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