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Majority Report: The Elites Destroying Medicare (Interview With Digby)

Majority FM's Sam Seder and our friend Digby from Hullabaloo discuss the trial balloon on raising the Medicare age that was thrown out there by the administration this week, whether the administration still wants a "grand bargain" and what a bad

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Majority FM's Sam Seder and our friend Digby from Hullabaloo discuss the trial balloon on raising the Medicare age that was thrown out there by the administration this week, whether the administration still wants a "grand bargain" and what a bad idea it would be for them to give in to Republicans and their hostage taking by agreeing to raise that age.

As we've already discussed here over and over again, partially privatizing Medicare and throwing seniors to the mercy of the private insurance industry does nothing but shift costs and as Sam and Digby discussed, it's not even a smart move politically for the Democrats to consider making. They wrapped things up discussing what we might be in for with these debt ceiling negotiations after we get through the current round of hostage taking by Republicans.

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