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MEDICARE: Only one question needs an answer

Letter by Robert G. Cleaveland, University Place on Sep. 26, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 2 Comments »
September 26, 2012 3:46 pm

Forget the five wonk questions about Medicare overhaul posed to Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. (TNT, 9-23). Ask all members of Congress and their challengers one simple question: “As a January 2013 member of Congress, will you sponsor and vote for legislation to abolish the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program?”

The result: All federal workers, including 535 members of Congress and the executive and judicial branches, would live under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). If it’s good enough for the masses, should it not also be good enough for the classes?

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