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No, Medicaid Work Requirements
Aren’t Racist or Cruel

American Spectator, by David Catron

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Posted By:garnet, 1/15/2018 6:58:58 AM

When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that states could experiment with work requirements and volunteer community service as prerequisites for Medicaid eligibility, the melodramatic response from the Democrats and their media allies was as predictable as it was mendacious. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi summed up the position of her congressional accomplices by vehemently denouncing the new CMS policy as “mean-spirited,” “cynical,” and “spiteful.” And USA Today captured the gist of the “news” coverage with a work of fiction titled, “Medicaid work requirements are a throwback to rejected racial stereotypes.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/15/2018 7:51:26 AM     (No. 11510849)

I wish someone would ask Piglosi or the leftwing media, for that matter:

´´Do you think it´s proper for people to expect free entitlements for their entire lives without ever working a single day nor paying any taxes?´´

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bobgray2, 1/15/2018 8:47:27 AM     (No. 11510885)

#1 Their response would be "yes" (as long as they vote democrat).

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mrduc, 1/15/2018 9:13:18 AM     (No. 11510922)

Since the SJWs always claim there are more white folks than black folks on the welfare rolls, how is this racist? Against whites apparently. No, wait.....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hadjipoo, 1/15/2018 9:50:54 AM     (No. 11510973)

When you imply that Medicaid is raciest, you imply there is a race which is incapable of taking care of themselves properly.
Which is VERY raciest!!


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hotrod, 1/15/2018 10:14:02 AM     (No. 11510993)

Well, someone has to work. Why not the freeloaders?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Krause, 1/15/2018 10:36:57 AM     (No. 11511021)

Most people get self-respect by working, taking care of the obligations and being good members of the community. The dems apparently believe that those on generational welfare without ever working also feel good about themselves. They do in one respect....they know they are beating the system. But the dems are being mean and selfish to these people by keeping them on a leash, like dogs.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dvc, 1/15/2018 12:14:44 PM     (No. 11511170)

This is exactly why I won´t even read USAToday when it is provided free in hotels, other than the weather page.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pessimist, 1/15/2018 4:05:41 PM     (No. 11511468)

Wait a minute, Miss Nancy -- isn´t your immediate assumption that Medicaid recipients are black a form of . . . gasp, racism?

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