WOODWARD: Trump plan to eliminate federal debt, "print money"! COHN was stunned

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    I wonder then if you understand at all, what the QE program was...We had 8 years of printing money just to keep the economy at 1%.


    BTW...that is not an endorsement of that program or printing money to get out of debt.
     
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    No chance. Entitlements are 53% of mandatory expenses. I don't see us increasing revenues that significantly to cover the medical costs and retirement payments to the baby boomers. We need to act now. It sucks but it has to be done.
     
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    With more people working and paying taxes and getting off government assistance and more people investing and paying higher wages and taxes and with a level playing field in global finance the deficit will take care of itself...what would you prefer?.....cutting people off and watching them die in the streets?...lets be real...we didn't get here overnight and we won't get better overnight either....
     
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    I think you are optimistic. No. But we need to monitor how frequently people use doctors, monitor corruption (medicaid). Ever go to an ER? I've gone with my kids and its full of overweight old people. Give them vouchers. They should not be allowed to go daily. Give incentives for people to eat healthier so they are less sick when they get older --- diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, etc.

    I would have higher reimbursements for initial diagnosis. Currently MDs take fewer medicare patients because they don't make as much money off them. If it is an initial treatment then pay the same as private insurance. Otherwise the old person waits and the condition worsens, they go to the ER and it costs us more. Lower drug costs. Get rid of the lobbyists. There are many ways without having people "die in the streets".
     
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    In a way Woodward is a genius, he fabricated a book that is pure porn for the delirious left and he’s going to millions off them.
     
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    Printing money > borrowing from the Fed
     
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    Have you read the 'whole book'?
     
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    I don't read unsourced political hit jobs...and neither should you....
     
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    Of course fraud is an issue...finally we have a white house truly interested in ending it...that is why Trump is getting the push back from the establishment that he is getting...he threatens their cash cows....
     
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    If anyone will have the balls to cut entitlement it will be DJT.
     
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