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View Diary: Rep. Jerry Nadler warns us that the chained CPI shifts costs onto seniors and the disabled (51 comments)

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  •  My point is that it's not fair to trade benefits (0+ / 0-)

    for anyone in order to prevent the chained CPI from being enacted. There are other places we can draw money from that won't hurt anyone. I haven't heard that it still is happening, but I remember reading stories about Halliburton waaaay over-charging for their services for the military. And I know for sure that the plan to outlaw negotiating for drugs was put into Medicare Part D as one of the ways to make Medicare unsustainable. I just don't think your choice of UI is a good example.

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