Medicare is free? Who told you that? My mother paid into it from every paycheck she ever got and now pays over $3,000 per year in premiums for her Medicare supplemental insurance. That’s over $3k that comes out of her $16k per year SS. To support two people’s entire yearly living expenses.
Medicare Supplment is private insurance not Medicare, so you like a good liberal like to attack the private sector.
Medicare on average costs the taxpayers almost $12,000 per beneficiary, and only Part A is covered by the Medicare payroll tax. Both Part B and Part D are paid by general tax revenue, so neither your mother or anyone else “pre-paid” for Part B or D.
Explain how JohnsonCare(Medicare) is different than ObamaCare.
And every dollar taken from her was given as welfare to someone else. Nothing was saved or invested to pay future disbursements upon her retirement. Now she is on welfare and those who still have jobs are paying for her.
and now pays over $3,000 per year in premiums for her Medicare supplemental insurance.
That's private insurance, nothing to do with the government welfare.