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Medicare isn’t the problem, it’s the solution
San Francisco Chronicle

Yes, we have a long-term budget crisis. And, yes, Medicare costs are at the heart of it. But don’t be fooled into believing Medicare itself is the problem.

House Republicans want to get rid of Medicare. In its place, they’d give seniors vouchers to be cashed in with private insurers. That’s nuts. It would leave seniors with less health care and insurers with fatter profits.