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Krugman: U.S. Needs Death Panels, Sales Taxes
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | February 5, 2013 | Joel Griffith

Posted on 02/05/2013 12:35:02 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Nobel Prize winning “economist” Paul Krugman spoke at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. last week. During the Q&A session following the lecture, an audience member asked him about the rising national debt.

Earlier in the evening, Krugman had already vocalized his satisfaction at President Obama’s apparent lack of concern over the exploding cumulative deficit. However, in a moment of brutal honesty, the esteemed Princeton professor revealed his long term prognosis. According to the professor,

"Eventually we do have a problem. That the population is getting older, health care costs are rising…there is this question of how we’re going to pay for the programs. The year 2025, the year 2030, something is going to have to give…. …. We’re going to need more revenue…Surely it will require some sort of middle class taxes as well.. We won’t be able to pay for the kind of government the society will want without some increase in taxes… on the middle class, maybe a value added tax…And we’re also going to have to make decisions about health care, doc pay for health care that has no demonstrated medical benefits . So the snarky version…which I shouldn’t even say because it will get me in trouble is death panels and sales taxes is how we do this...."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Health/Medicine; Politics
KEYWORDS: deathpanels; genocide; krugman; murder; obamacare; obamunism; taxes; willfulneglect
She was right.
1 posted on 02/05/2013 12:35:14 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Death Panels are a fundamental to the deficit plan.
Every year they can saw off the life expectancy is a real boost for SocSec and Medicare.


2 posted on 02/05/2013 12:38:49 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Any society that kills off their citizens needs to be abandoned. There is a point where individuals can decide not to pursue additional medical care, but that is between them, their family, and their doctor. Government has no place in that decision.


3 posted on 02/05/2013 12:38:55 PM PST by ilgipper (Obama supporters are comprised of the uninformed & the ill-informed)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, evil b@stard Krugman got his wish. A hurricane to hit the east coast to “stimulate the economy”. Howz that working out Krugman, you sick piece of excrement.


4 posted on 02/05/2013 12:38:55 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These F’n Obama supporters won’t believe it until it happens to them.


5 posted on 02/05/2013 12:40:11 PM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do we all get to vote on the value of the life of an economist who works for New York Times?


6 posted on 02/05/2013 12:41:51 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; onyx

But it's okay though! The GOP drove out that Nut Sarah Palin for saying this! I am sure the Democrats will do the for "Hail Ants" Krugman.


7 posted on 02/05/2013 12:42:11 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Someone needs to point out to Dr. Dumbguy that most states already have sales taxes.


8 posted on 02/05/2013 12:42:26 PM PST by Jean2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yes. She was. Yet the ‘establishment’ (all of it, including the media, connected politicians, the academic hierarchy, Hollywood, etc. etc.) call her ‘stupid’, and Krugman a genius.

Ultimately, it comes down to issues of philosophy and spirituality. Truly. Who decides what is and what is not worth spending money on? Should we spend more on welfare, but less on the elderly? Is it OK for the government to spend money saving GM from bankruptcy, but not OK to give grandpa a shot at chemo? (one could argue that the chances of success of some chemotherapies are probably better than the odds of GM becoming a vibrant company again anytime in the near future).

9 posted on 02/05/2013 12:46:35 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wouldn’t mind seeing Krugman Death Paneled first..so he is admitting what we already knew and what the media had been saying was a total lie by Sarah Palin who turned out to be right..AGAIN..but the GOP never defended her(What else is knew) even though she was 100 percent right on the money..she saw this coming


10 posted on 02/05/2013 12:48:41 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We won’t be able to pay for the kind of government the society will want

I don't want what they think I will want.

11 posted on 02/05/2013 12:49:32 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zenith Press Association

August 15, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

Marian Shields Robinson, mother of former First Lady, Michelle Robinson Obama, died yesterday. In otherwise excellent health, an autopsy determined that the cause of death was a relatively simple to repair coronary artery blockage. She was 80 years old.

Unfortunately, under the 2010 Universal Health Care Act, passed in the last year of the truncated Obama Administration, the surgery necessary to clear the fatal blockage had originally been ruled by the the late Dr. Jack Kevorkian, first head of the first Federal Death Panel, as prohibited on patients over 60 years of age. That ruling has been upheld by the Obama dominated appointee laden SCOTUS.

The impeached Barack Obama could not be reached for comment. On death row at the Colorado Super-Max prison, he is awaiting execution for treason against the Constitution and the people of the United States and humanity.

The Republican breakaway New Freedom Party, which began winning congressional seats in the 2010 election and completed its sweep of conventional Republicans and Democrats from office in the 2016 election, has pledged to eliminate what President Palin called “…these unfortunate and unnecessary deaths of our older citizens who have, after all, done much to build this nation.” She went on to say “Of course, we all die. But this foolishly enacted legislation is consigning countless millions of otherwise healthy, capable, often wisdom-laden loved parents and grandparents to early graves for simply corrected problems. It’s just morally wrong.”

Due to the urgency of the need, Senate Majority Leader Rand Paul (NFP, KY) has pledged to hold as many all-night sessions, 24/7 necessary to repeal the Universal Health Care Act. Once finished, he promised to get on with the public executions for treason of 58 Obama officials being demanded by millions of irate taxpayers. “We’d have done this sooner but due to demand from other Western nations, the manufacturer of the Acme 2 Position Super-Deluxe Slice-O-Matic guillotine has a one year backlog.” Paul said the area in front of the Capitol has been ready for the device for 6 months.

When reached by phone for comment, former First Lady Michelle Obama, muttered a few unprintable scatological and profane terms and something about no longer being “…proud of this crappy country – not that I ever was.”

Before hanging up, she blurted that her mother died because “…those honky idiots Reid and Pelosi screwed up and forgot to insert the promised exemptions for us, the members of the ruling class and their families, from the legislation.”

Arrangements are pending but those close to the family have hinted that Mrs. Robinson will be taken to Kenya for burial. Mrs. Obama has declared that she and her daughters will remain in Kenya — eventually found to be the actual birthplace of the disgraced former usurper president — and never return to the United States.

-30-
(RAB/Zenith News Service Correspondent)

(Pregnant pause here…)

ROFLMAO – yeah, like THAT would ever happen to a member of Dear Leader’s entourage!!


12 posted on 02/05/2013 12:51:34 PM PST by Dick Bachert ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." T. Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This should be reported as “Krugman supports ‘Death Penalty’”.

That is, a single violent felon in prison for twenty years may cost the taxpayer between one and two million dollars for their incarceration.

The average cost for an elderly person in the last five years of their life? About $40,000.

This means that for every single violent criminal who is executed shortly after conviction, it saves enough money to pay for the health care of between 25 and 50 elderly people.

About 60% of criminals in state prisons are there for violent offenses out of the more than 2 million in prison. Of those violent offenders, if only 10% are for crimes violent enough to execute, that is still some 120,000.

And 120,000 times 25 equals 3,000,000. Times 50 is 6,000,000.

Granted there are about 72,000,000 Baby Boomers, but not all of them will need their “last five years of healthcare” all at once.

So just by not messing around with endless appeals, if we all agree that violent criminals should be executed within one year after conviction and sentencing, we will save enough money to *not* kill between 3 and 6 million old people each year.

Which sounds like a great idea.


13 posted on 02/05/2013 12:52:38 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Has krugman said anything even vaguely rational or intelligent since his boy (gore) lost out?


14 posted on 02/05/2013 12:52:58 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Ted Kennedy. I celebrated his death. His death was a joyful occasion to me. He was an abject traitor to America.

I will celebrate Frank Lautenberg's death. Nancy Pelosi's. Dianne Feinsteins.

And Krugman. Krugman is truly evil. When he dies, the world will be a slightly sunnier place.

15 posted on 02/05/2013 12:53:36 PM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda; cripplecreek; 2ndDivisionVet
I wouldn’t mind seeing Krugman Death Paneled first

You Mean Like THIS!?!?

The Obsolete Man

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_Z28esXxkk


16 posted on 02/05/2013 12:53:37 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Lazamataz
Ted Kennedy. I celebrated his death. His death was a joyful occasion to me. He was an abject traitor to America.

Lols! I got an LOR when I was in Air Force Tech School because I was.......opinionated, when I heard the news of his death.

Lets just say "I would Dance on his Grave" comes to mind and making allusions of things "Growing like tumors on Ted Kennedy's Grave" does also.


17 posted on 02/05/2013 12:58:03 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Of course we are going to have death panels. We live in a late civilization that is in love with death, both individually and collectively. We have already started to kill babies. Why not the old and infirm?

You can rest assured that certain groups will not be subject to deat panel rulings, i.e. blacks, Mexicans, Asians, and members of Magian religions. To put it another way only people of Euroamerican Christian ancestry will be required to die.

18 posted on 02/05/2013 1:01:12 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The last scene with Edward G. Robinson in Soylent Green comes to mind.
19 posted on 02/05/2013 1:12:19 PM PST by Truth29
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Lead the way, Paul.


20 posted on 02/05/2013 1:16:15 PM PST by KStorm (America is either a country with a heritage, or merely a geographical location. Take your pick!)
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To: Sarah Barracuda; 2ndDivisionVet
I wouldn’t mind seeing Krugman Death Paneled first..so he is admitting what we already knew and what the media had been saying was a total lie by Sarah Palin who turned out to be right.

You know this will be implemented gradually. Get the low information 0bama lemmings to accept "Dr assisted suicide". Get everyone convinced that it's better for the old people anyway. Finally it becomes a law because of severe costs.

The dirty little secret is that the "elites" cheering this on, the Krugmans, the 0bamas , the Kennedys, the Clintons et al. will not be subjected to this. They'll be a 2 tiered medical system, one for all those who are connected and have some means, and the other for the rest of us. It happens in the UK and Canada and it's coming here.

21 posted on 02/05/2013 1:28:20 PM PST by YankeeReb
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He advocates death panels in a synagogue...talking to Jews?


22 posted on 02/05/2013 1:41:38 PM PST by mom.mom
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let Krugman be the first to march willingly into the gas chamber, to be refused care that would save his life.

Before too long, even young people who have recurring heart problems, cancer, etc, will be sent down the path of pallative non-care much like Britain. What can now prolong life for even serious illness will only be given in the future to the rich and politician classes who have exempted themselves from the obamination.

They are all National Socialist Democrats after the German model.

FUBO & FAD


23 posted on 02/05/2013 2:19:48 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course she was right.

Each day we move closer and closer to a 1776 moment.

FUBO & FAD


24 posted on 02/05/2013 2:21:18 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She was right, but theyll never admit that.


25 posted on 02/05/2013 2:35:18 PM PST by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

People need to remember that sales taxes don’t have to peak at 100 percent.


26 posted on 02/05/2013 6:43:46 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.
Paul Krugman... had already vocalized his satisfaction at President Obama’s apparent lack of concern over the exploding cumulative deficit. However, in a moment of brutal honesty, the esteemed Princeton professor revealed his long term prognosis.
IOW, to cut the deficit, we need more spending overall and more taxes, but less spending on such open-ended things as health care for those who have been paying for it the longest.


27 posted on 02/05/2013 8:11:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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