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  •  One of his proposals is raising the Medicare (1+ / 0-)
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    Phoebe Loosinhouse

    premium on the top 25% earners.

    According to Kaiser Health News, in today's dollars, that would dip into the range of approximately $40,000 annual income.
    Please, don't listen to 'talking points.'
    And don't you just love how "rich" is now $40,000 annually, instead of $400,000 to One Million Dollars, when the Administration is talking about "taking away benefits!"
    Here's a link to the Kaiser Health News piece, entitled:

    "Affluent Seniors Could Take A Hit On Medicare."

    Mollie

    "Only he who can see the invisible, can do the impossible." --Frank L. Gaines

    "If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

    by musiccitymollie on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 08:30:32 PM PST

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