Paul Ryan’s Socially Destructive Agenda – by Stephen Lendman
Ryan and other Republican House Budget Committee members call it “The Path to Prosperity: A Blueprint for American Renewal.”
Key is gutting vital programs millions of Americans rely on. Ryan wants Medicare privatized as well as Medicaid, food stamps, and and other entitlement programs ended.
Later, he wants Social Security privatized en route to ending it altogether.
Medicaid is welfare for low-income beneficiaries. Washington and states co-fund it. It’s managed at the state level.
Social Security and Medicare are insurance programs, not entitlements. Worker-employer payroll tax deductions fund them. They’re contractual federal obligations to eligible recipients.
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