Skip to comments.Democrats Crank Up Death Panel Talk Following Obama Win
Posted on 01/26/2013 1:23:11 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Now that Obama has secured another four years in the White House, it is time for the administration to crank out more Obamacare propaganda, specifically arguments about the cost ineffectiveness of keeping old people alive.
Enter the internets liberal bellwether, Salon.com. Earlier today, the website posted an article by Matthew Yglesias, a blogger and Democrat operative who spent time at the Soros project, ThinkProgress.
According to Yglesias, old folks are the key issue in the federal budget and their welfare accounts for the remarkable lack of apparent cost effectiveness of the American health care system.
When the patient is already over 80, the simple fact of the matter is that no amount of treatment is going to work miracles in terms of life expectancy or quality of life, he writes.
Yglesias offers a chart to make his point.
Indeed, the chart reaches its steepest incline between the ages of 80 and 90. For the actuarial minded, however, the problem begins with those who have crossed the 60-year-old threshold.
In other words, following Mr. Yglesias logic, if the government is going to address the remarkable lack of apparent cost effectiveness of the American health care system, steps need to be taken to reduce cost at the lower end of the curve.
We can now expect more and more Democrats to talk about what was heretofore unmentionable death panels. Yglesias, in fact, uses the phrase in his headline...
(Excerpt) Read more at marketdailynews.com ...
Yglesias: “Kill your parents, and give my illegal friends the money!”
If they have no problem killing babies, they have no problem killing the elderly. That is the quickest way for them to solve their entitlement problem.
Seriously? Who cares what the nut jobs over there say/think/post?
Dingbat is loose with the technical. Steepest incline looks between 68-78.
My buddy is in his 80s and just got a spinal cord fix. He is shooting 80s at golf and enjoying life.
Liberals are murderers.
She usually is...
Ok, let’s start with the senile b@stards in Congress.
The author, Yglesias, is a very old 31-32 year old. He’s gonna regret the sh-t out of his writings in about 15 years. He’ll be an old fart by 50. Death panelled by 60.
And now his buddies from the 60s are in charge...
Come on man, not everyone with a spanish surname is an illegal alien. It’s crap like this that has us painted as racist idiots and we need to knock it off. Going after the man’s bullshit politics is one thing, but assuming he is an illegal is over the top.
My sister had the power to say "no more tests".
This is where your old people monies go....not to "care"...but to milk the system.
Actually it looks like the steepest incline is from 65 to 80.
Let’s start with George Soros. He’s over 80. Time for him to go.
Can’t wait for the idiot liberals to fall victim to their own carefully laid plans. He’ll awaits another idiot.
Can’t wait for the idiot liberals to fall victim to their own carefully laid plans. Hell awaits another idiot.
This is the same party that holds Margret Sanger up as a heroine.
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