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North Carolina Republicans want to privatize Medicare

As our state’s right-wing politicians, and the state GOP, travel around trying to scare seniors about health reform I thought it might be useful to list the members of North Carolina’s Congressional delegation who voted to privatize Medicare several months ago.

Howard Coble
Virginia Foxx
Walter Jones
Patrick McHenry
Sue Myrick

Come to think of it — all of the Republicans from our state voted to end the current Medicare system. Funny, Tom Fetzer has been talking about Medicare so much lately I’m surprised he hasn’t mentioned his party’s plans for the program.

4 Comments

  1. James

    September 11, 2009 at 2:20 pm

    Nice flip flops.

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  3. Charles Malone

    September 15, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    When the Republicans–including our NC delegation– look at every human issue–first of all–through the prism of anti-government–it blinds them to the most effective ways to solve social problems, such as health care reform.

    Medicare works well, on the whole, even though it needs serious correction to stay solvent. But Medicare is the baby we don’t need to throw out with the bath water.

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