|July 1st 2011 marks the 45th anniversary of the implementation of Medicare (July 1, 1966). President Lyndon Johnson’s signed the landmark health care program on July 30, 1965.
Despite Medicare’s superb contribution to improving our society, House Republicans voted nearly unanimously to scuttle the program so as to pay for tax more breaks for Big Oil, hedge fund billionaires, huge corporations, and corporate jet owners.
And every single GOP presidential candidate also supports this grotesque plan to end Medicare.
Facts about the revered program the GOP has devoted itself to destroying:
What Would the GOP Plan to End Medicare Mean?
June 30, 2011
Medicare Celebrates 45 Years! Senior Health Better Ever Since!
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