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Stop Me If You've Heard This Before...

Stop me if you've heard this one before.. 1935 "Never in the history of the world has any measure been brought in here so insidiously designed so as to prevent business recovery, to enslave workers, and to prevent any possibility of the employers providing work for the people." - Rep. John Taber (R-NY) on the Social Security Act speaks ont agains ED 1961 SO LI MACINE don't [stop Medicare] and I don't do it, one of these days you and I are going to spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it once was like in "If you America when men were free..." - Ronald Reagan on Medicare 1965 "It is socialism. It moves the country in a direction which is not good for anyone, whether they be young or old. It charts a course from which there will be no turning back." - Senator Carl Curtis (R-NE) on Medicare/Medicaid 2003 "This is an open-ended entitlement. There is no ceiling. They will tell you there are some cost controls in it,but the fact of the matter is there really will not be... It is going to be out of control. It is not going to provide the benefits that the seniors anticipate, and I think they are going to be very, very angry." - Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN) on Medicare Part D | 2013 "Let's repeal this failure before it literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens. Let's not do that. Let's love people. Let's care about people. Let's repeal it now while we can." - Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on the Affordable Care Act "I think the first and principle objective is to repeal Obamacare before it does lasting, fundamental damage to our health care system, to our individual liberty, to the relationship each of us has with his or her doctor." - Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on the Affordable Care Act PUBLIC OPINION Over the years, [it] has been good for the country Customer satisfaction 88% 87% 77 90% Medicare Part D Social Medicare Medicaid Security Public opinion polling for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, by Pew Research Center, June 15-19, 2011, available at: benefits/. Medicare Part D customer satisfaction polling by KRC Research, August 31-September 10, 2012, available at: Today.pdf. Research by Michelle Diggles and Elizabeth QuilI. Infographic by Bill Rapp and Clare Jackson. O 2014 Third Way. Free for re-use with attribution/link. Visit Third Way at third way fresh thinking

Stop Me If You've Heard This Before...

shared by billrapp on Apr 01
As the political debate over the Affordable Care Act drags on into 2014, maybe it’s time for a little historical perspective. This infographic, Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before, reminds us ...


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