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Let's talk about the specific issue of Medicare seems as soon as you got on the ticket that was the main line of attack that they had.
Pre planned for you if in fact you were selected.
You do have a plan for Medicare.
-- a scare is a big part of the democratic strategy granny over the cliff I mentioned earlier I'm used to do it your mother's on Medicare and OPEC.
Especially in states like Florida.
This is an important issue does that impact a lot of people explain your plan so people understand that convert from your so.
For people like my mom who was -- Florida senior on Medicare you know in Wisconsin people are still a rock star at the villages Jesus Gilbert is what we call -- Wisconsin seniors.
It doesn't affect anybody fifty cyber -- our whole point is keep the promise of Medicare for current and future seniors people in or near retirement.
But in order to make sure that we can guarantee that promise of Medicare you have three former for my generation.
And the way we have proposed reformer from my generation is a plan that has bipartisan support in congress it originated from the bipartisan Clinton commission to save Medicare.
It works like the plan members of congress and federal employees have.
You listen guaranteed coverage options including traditional Medicare choose from.
And Medicare subsidize your premiums based on who you are.
More for the middle income person hole coverage for the poor the sick not as much for the wealthy person but what it -- is it says.
The individual beneficiary is in charge of her health care for Medicare benefits she gets to choose.
Big difference compared to obamacare but don't -- -- the same Medicare benefits so everybody 55 and older who gets what no changes don't change a driver or over -- 55 and younger.
He's still the basic medic yes but they get options to get options just like -- current seniors get with Medicare part.
38% of the seniors.
Who have chosen a Medicare Advantage plan that 30% of seniors in the state chose Medicare Advantage.
Almost half of them are gonna lose it within five years -- obamacare obamacare.
To 716 billion dollars from today's Medicare beneficiaries and use it to spend on obamacare I remember hearing of people -- the -- of the so security trust fund for all those years.
Now obamacare does that Medicare.
It treats it like a piggy bank for obamacare.
And then what President Obama does he puts this board of fifteen bureaucrats that he appoints unelected unaccountable.
And every year they have cut Medicare for current seniors in Medicare providers -- -- clearly lead to denied care for current seniors.
And so what they don't tell you is.
Damages to Medicare for current seniors.
It still -- -- for the next generation so we preserve it for current seniors and save it for the direction so 760.
Billion is what the president took from Medicaid Medicare patient barometer.
That's right okay governor Romney went out there -- actually had a blackboard.
And on the black forty said all of that money is going to be restored.
Should there be some specific.
Dollar cuts to Medicare to get to the point where.
You preserve it.
And not allow it to -- will bankrupt so the point we've been making all along is if you put reforms in place that kick in in ten years from my generation where.
-- is is the ability.
To cash flow Medicare for the current generation -- gives us the ability.
To guarantee Medicare remains intact as it is now known.
For everybody was on Medicare everybody -- within ten years -- going on Medicare.
That way you don't have to do all these things that President Obama is doing all the cuts to services the cuts to Medicare Advantage.
Medicare itself is telling us one out of six hospitals and nursing homes are gonna go out of business because of obamacare and in the near future -- have to do any of that.
What we're saying -- stop that from happening.
Restore the Medicare solvency.
Make sure that Medicare.
Keeps its promised to current seniors in reformer for the younger generation so that that communicates to see what's happening -- in particular Spain Portugal Ireland.
You know threaten Europe and in general.
Promises made and are not being -- austerity measures now being implemented.
Do you think that could happen to America -- we -- -- that -- where we're headed.
These final turn around explain the war that what that worst case and show us what what's going on around the world.
From all different political parties.
Made a lot of empty promises to voters get reelected for decades.
And those empty promises when a debt crisis hits become broken promises -- very painful consequences and so Europe is in the middle.
Of cutting health retirement benefits for the current seniors.
Cranking up taxes high double digit unemployment for young people and they're there in recession and they're basically gonna have a Lost Generation.
That's what will happen to us if we stay in the president's plan.
So what Mitt Romney and I are saying is it's still not too late to get this right it's not too late to get this economy growing again.
To keep our commitment to our current seniors -- -- we're trying to do is prevent and preempt a European like austerity we want growth.
We want commitment we want government to keep the promises that people organize the retirement around.
And if we get this fixed fast we can do that if we stick with the Obama plan and go with more of the same.
Then were simply gonna wind up just like here with broken promises.
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