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Subject:  Re: Mini Bummer Date:  11/23/2012  2:43 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  18059 of 20086

<<And by the way, they talk about "means testing" for medicare and then you find out you get penalized by quite a bit already if you have a high income year. What is this means testing stuff all about? News reports seem never to mention the penalties already in place.>>

It's all about preventing a hugely underfunded program from failing.

The WWII generation got a sweet deal from Medicare and Social Security, but those days are long gone.

Seattle Pioneer
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