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October 16, 2011

Obama Is Demanding That Seniors Fund His American Jobs Act

The president is demanding that seniors fund his American Jobs Act

The Daily Caller

The first rule of horror movies is that the villain is nearly impossible to kill. It would appear the same is true in public policy, where the worst proposals are dismissed — only to rise again like zombies.

The latest example of this is the American Jobs Act proposed by President Obama. While the president tours the country promoting his latest jobs proposal, he is largely quiet on how the bill would breathe new life into a bad proposal, a proposal that would weaken one of the strongest programs in our nation’s entitlement system and leave American seniors to foot the bill.

It is no secret that America’s entitlement programs are broken. These crucial elements of the safety net for our seniors and low-income Americans are bleeding red ink and will not survive to the next generation. It is imperative that we undertake real reforms that secure the safety net for the future, stem the flow of red ink, and deliver on the promise of American greatness.

But in the midst of this entitlement tumult, there has been an island of promise. The Medicare prescription drug program has been our country’s most successful entitlement program because it forces drug plans to compete for seniors’ valuable dollars. Since its creation, the program has come in over 40 percent below its estimated cost and delivered a wide array of choices tailored to seniors’ circumstances. Now President Obama wants to destroy this success story to “pay” for his second attempt at economic stimulus, the American Jobs Act

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Wild Thing's comment......

Obama uses America, uses our military, uses American citizens all to benefit his agenda he insistes on pushing on all of us. He is vile, horrible scum!

Posted by Wild Thing at October 16, 2011 05:50 AM


obama is on a very fast track to destroy America. A lot more Americans are waking up to this fact. Now obama is speeding up his agenda as his presidency is starting to crumble. Let's hope that we replace obama with a solid conservate next year.

Posted by: TomR, armed in Texas at October 16, 2011 11:33 AM

Tom, I agree so much, he sure is and I am worried about it and that we have got to win this next election to get him the heck out. I would love to see him arrested and thrown in jail for the things he has done.

Posted by: Wild Thing at October 17, 2011 04:15 AM