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The solution to long term growth in Medicare and Social Security spending.

#1Magus1947Posted 7/6/2011 8:41:41 PM
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/it-should-have-been-the-lead-story-of-every-newspaper-in-the-country/2011/05/19/gHQA4S94yH_blog.html

In December, the Los Angeles Times reported very briefly that from 2007 to 2008, life expectancy in the United States declined by 0.1 year.

It was staring us in the face the whole time. If we let the underclasses die earlier the problem will fix itself.
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#2jkceltic7Posted 7/6/2011 10:34:04 PM
Unfortunately, most of the gains in life expectancy over the past few decades have been concentrated in the upper class. This drop is probably the result of health care being increasingly financially out of reach for many Americans.
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#3Conservative16Posted 7/6/2011 10:38:21 PM
The solution to medicare and social security is to eliminate them and have people become responsible for themselves. You know there has been a time in history where people made it on their own and were responsible for themselves rather than having cradle-to-grave government dependency and entitlement programs.
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#4sfcalimariPosted 7/6/2011 10:52:23 PM
Conservative16 posted...
The solution to medicare and social security is to eliminate them and have people become responsible for themselves. You know there has been a time in history where people made it on their own and were responsible for themselves rather than having cradle-to-grave government dependency and entitlement programs.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVpN312hYgU
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