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It's a four point three trillion dollar tax cut to the wealthiest in this country.
-- -- Mitt Romney became for the United States you're convinced he would follow through with a lot of gas production that you make yes I have one that's an excellent piece of work.
Panda and very much yeah.
That's the Obama campaign wasting no time releasing their first attack can't after the -- Ryan -- it was announced yesterday but.
Mitt Romney came out swinging.
-- -- The president has put a plan out on Medicare cuts Medicare 700.
Billion dollars to is his all obamacare plan and what that.
What Paul Ryan and senator Wyden have done is said no we need to restore and retain and protect Medicare that's what our party will do.
So who's spending the -- -- debate what's the fact what's the fiction joining us now is former president.
The AMA and author of -- leadership backed O'Donnell promise I'll do what -- doctor how are you.
Good mine it's great to be with all of you know -- -- is so much are delighted you're here who's telling the truth.
-- Medicare throw well older Americans.
Down the window under or Romney or Ryan plan what's the truth.
Now that's not true and and the message that that I bring is the same message I brought when -- first testified to congress.
Or down the government gets involved in something we end up with -- increased cost.
And waiting on in this particular case.
It's two other former presence of the AMA doctor Daniel Johnson and doctor bill plus that -- -- Wrote -- nautical June 2011.
In the daily call and we dealt with this very issue -- what we said it's a good plan.
That he is advancing and what needs to be done the two of them are advancing the plan where people.
Over fifty -- would stay in Medicare there'd be no change for them.
And the people on that would be given an array of choices is that -- know the federal employees health benefit program everybody -- congress has a plan like that.
And they would be given an array of choices and so and we know that Medicare if you look on -- and -- -- and go to the Medicare trustees'.
You'll find that -- predicting every year that Medicare is gonna go broke.
So if we keep the status quo we won't have the money to take care to seniors and the disabled tool on Medicare so what we need to do is to be fiscally responsible.
It is irresponsible.
They just keep the status quo it's irresponsible not to have a budget and almost four years it's irresponsible.
To keep making promises and then don't deliver on a per.
Thomas so fiscal reform plan for Medicare that you're talking about -- -- the -- -- is the plan that was put -- by mr.
Along with democratic senator Wyden.
-- a bipartisan plan to help save Medicare in the future because if Medicare continues on its path.
It will be devastated is that what you're referring to.
And it's it the the only suggestion we had and that I -- we wrote for the daily call in 2011.
Is that people who currently on Medicare they should be given that option to that they want to -- on regular Medicare let him stay on.
On the other hand if they -- -- have an array of choices like the people in congress and give them that option also but what we need to do it to be fiscally responsible.
And have people.
With an array of choices and allow them to make decisions where they show that they have individual responsibility.
In this terribly charged environment how can there be -- responsible debate.
About the future of health care and their future of health care for seniors.
I'm in this country in terms -- getting these fax.
We saw in the past.
This notion of the congressman allegedly pushing.
Granny over a cliff and I anticipate based -- -- we've seen already that they'll be other.
Tough hitting ads -- probably not be accurate.
With regard to the particular plans.
How does the information get out doctor and what should people be looking for in terms of assessing the various candidates' positions whether it's President Obama.
Romney does the president have a plan to save Medicare.
Well that that you make a great point and and and currently I'm the spokesperson for the coalition to protect patients rights have been traveling.
Two other states and had trying to have a conversation with citizens.
And it doing some media and also -- telling the citizens that we need to talk to our representative from my district.
Who goes the congress we need to talk to our two senators and tell them how it's affecting you and what your concerns are and asset what is their plan to save this rather than all of this misinformation.
In my book and the second edition -- my book on leadership.
I make the point that when President Obama Francis talked at a town hall he -- surgeons get thirty to 50000.
Dollars pro -- amputation there's -- and Saddam.
To save the leg America -- -- immediately wrote a letter to the president with all due respect saying this is dangerous talk the surging get seven -- forty.
Dollars so we have to stop them this information and go to actual facts and if you talked to the Medicare trust these actual fact is.
It's going to go broke by 20/20 four and we need to come up an alternative plan why can't.
The citizens have the opportunity to have the choice of a federal employees health benefit program why can't I got fired doctor -- Palmisano thank you we appreciate your information this morning.
-- -- -- again -- his campaign yet rolls along god bless you thank you very.
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