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View Diary: Rep. Jeb Hensarling to Super Congress Democrats: Privatize Medicare, then we'll talk (82 comments)

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  •  The problem is: they're too late with the voucher- (4+ / 0-)

    instead-of-traditional-Medicare BS. They might have been able to sell a big chunk of the baby boomers on this about 25 - 30 years ago, when we all thought we'd be young forever (we'd never need THAT much Medicare), we could easily work until age 70 or so if we wanted to, and the value of our assets (our homes) would always go UP. Few of us could have imagined health insurance premiums doubling and tripling so fast employers would discontinue health benefits. Now we know better. Their window of opportunity has closed.

    Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from a religious conviction. -- Blaise Pascal

    by RJDixon74135 on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 02:58:51 PM PST

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