Originally Posted by penchief
Again, spin it however you want. But Medicare costs to the taxpayer have ballooned because of unnecessary payments to corporate middlemen to do a job that the goverment did much more efficiently. He'd be trimming back one of Bush's corporate welfare programs.
You seem to be contradicting your own ideological dogma. He wants to make Medicare more efficient and save the taxpayer money. You don't agree with that approach?
My wife's grandfather spent 3 days in the hospital after a fall last month. No surgery, nothing but a couple of tests and observation. 42,000 dollars. If this is the government's idea of controlling costs, we're in trouble.