Skip to main content

View Diary: Raising the Medicare eligibility age an even worse idea than we already knew (60 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  And worse than that (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    CuriousBoston, Nespolo

    If this happens:

    It will keep people working longer
    Then unemployment grows because young people can't get a foot in the door or advance in the workplace because the old people aren't retiring.

    So then you have more unemployment claims and more insurance subsidies on top of the other stuff already mentioned.

    So cross out that $3 billion, it's even less than that...

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

  • Recommended (139)
  • Community (52)
  • Baltimore (38)
  • Civil Rights (35)
  • Bernie Sanders (30)
  • Culture (27)
  • Economy (25)
  • Elections (24)
  • Texas (23)
  • Law (23)
  • Labor (19)
  • 2016 (18)
  • Environment (18)
  • Rescued (18)
  • Hillary Clinton (17)
  • Education (17)
  • Freddie Gray (16)
  • Politics (16)
  • Barack Obama (16)
  • Media (16)
  • Click here for the mobile view of the site