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My question is why are we all yelling about a trillion or so more debt for Obamacare when Medicare is $36 trillion in the hole and Social Security $8 trillion? Not to mention Medicaid, which will double with the new Obamacare.

Seems like if we were serious about not leaving debt to our grandchildren, we would be yelling for Medicare to cover less, not more. We would want to lower our Social Security income, not raise it. We would be willing to live fewer years to reduce the debt on our grandchildren. What right have we to put that on them?

That is one of my problems with AARP; it always just wants more for the old, at the expense of the grandchildren. The problem is, I cannot affect anything by denying medical services to myself or Social Security income. We would all have to do it. That I would vote for.

David Long
Gainesville

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