entitlements

Axios: Yes, Bernie Sanders Wants to ‘Restructure’ Your Entire Life

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) – a top Democrat 2020 contender – has not offered a watered-down version of the political vision he pushed during the Democrat Primary race against Hillary Clinton. He has expanded upon it, offering plans that would drastically grow government and affect Americans – regardless of class, race, or ideology – across the board. 

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at the Iowa Federation Labor Convention on August 21, 2019 in Altoona, Iowa. Candidates had 10 minutes each to address union members during the convention. The 2020 Democratic presidential Iowa caucuses will take place on Monday, February 3, 2020.(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty …

Paul Ryan: I Know Best

An unintentionally revealing interview with House Speaker Paul Ryan shows exactly why he’s being touted as an establishment replacement for Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention, and also why Trump is the shocking frontrunner for the 2016 nomination.

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Bobby Jindal Blasts Scott Walker Over ‘Cradle to Grave’ Healthcare Plan

“In a health care plan that is light on specifics, Governor Walker endorsed the fundamental underpinning of Obamacare – the notion that America needs another entitlement program,” Jindal said according to a press release from his campaign. “In Governor Walker’s plan, a new entitlement is created for every single American human being from the time they are born right up until they grow old and become eligible for Medicare…”

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Obamacare Is a Failed Product

The biggest failure of Obamacare is its inability to create and market a product that healthy people (especially young adults) want to buy.

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Medicare Hits 50 Years Old and Is Broke as a Joke

On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law and enrolled former President Harry Truman as its first beneficiary. But today, federal unfunded liabilities are catastrophic for future taxpayers and economic growth. The US Debt Clock lists federal unfunded liabilities at $97 trillion. That equals about $818 thousand per taxpayer; about three times average U.S. net worth; and 131 percent of world GDP.

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