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Mr. President: Why Medicare isn’t the problem, it’s the solution

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | April 13, 2011

I hope when he tells America how he aims to tame future budget deficits the President doesn’t accept conventional Washington wisdom that the biggest problem in the federal budget is Medicare (and its poor cousin Medicaid). Medicare isn’t the problem. It’s the solution. The real problem is the soaring costs of health care that lie … Continue reading »