Monday, June 13th, 2011

A Modest Proposal for Preventing Medicare from Being a Burden on Taxpayers

From time to time, we offer free space to citizens with something to say. Today, Congressman (and former Oscar Meyer Wienermobile driver) Paul Ryan has a new crazy proposal that explains how Medicare can be saved—delivered in his own, inimitable language.

It makes the youth of the nation and the working class melancholy when they hear senior citizens importuning our elected officials on both sides to preserve Medicare in its current form. These seniors, instead of being able to make themselves useful, are forced to employ all their time writing letters-to-the-editor and calling their legislators.

Probably all Americans agree that the overflowing Medicare needs of seniors, [...]