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Obama wants nation to become ‘nanny state’

Published 9:57am Thursday, October 4, 2012

Yes, Obamacare will cover many services for women, but at the expense of your parents who are 65 or older.

To cover these expenses, Obama has cut senior citizens to the tune of $716 billion dollars starting next year, and these same senior citizens have to pay more for their premiums for their drugs, and the co-pays have gone up also.

If you don’t believe me, then just look at the medicare book that is sent to people 65 or older.

My health insurance has gone up and so has all the things that I have mentioned, but our coverage has gone down.

It is fine for our younger generation, but what about the people who worked and paid into the system for more than 45 or 50 years?

I guess we should just forget about them, they are old and don’t deserve anything, even its them who worked day after day, paid taxes, medicare, social security, state taxes. Now that they have retired, lets cut their health care.

Does this seem fair to you that are free loaders?

This is the attitude of the younger generation.

They don’t have to work and earn a living, nor pay for insurance. They want everything given to them because you are you and you deserve it free. When will you get a life and learn that the world doesn’t owe you a living, and never has. I would like a new car every year, but in order to get it I must be willing to pay for it, nobody owes me one.

This mentality is just why the United States is failing as everyone thinks that because we live here we are entitled to everything free.

Well, get a life.

Someone has to pay the bill for everything that we get or will get in the future.

Right now 49 percent of the people pay no taxes, but you are not satisfied with that amount and because Romney said this he has been demonized, well its the truth, and some of that 49 percent even get earned income credit for having children.

Many will not be satisfied until all bills are paid and your groceries are free also, many of you want a “nanny state,” but remember someone has to pay the bills for you. By that time I hope I won’t be here, we have become a gimmy nation not a working nation.

Homer Campbell

Ironton

 

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