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We Need No National Debt Ceiling

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Moreover, it is the height of hubris to demand cuts in Entitlements (Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid) while insisting that taxes not be raised. What kind of disordered thinking is that? It is completely illogical unless legislators truly desire to harm the weakest among us in order to benefit the strongest. It represents a despicable kind of social Darwinism that should be totally rejected in fair and just society.

 

A balanced approach to budget deficit reduction would include cuts in military, security and intelligence spending and increases in taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals without cuts in Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid--currently preferred by a clear majority of Americans. I count on you to do the fair, just and honorable thing.

 

 

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I am a retired Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascuar surgeon with an avid interest in Biomedical Ethics and Moral Philosophy. I have published in peer-reviewed journals devoted to Surgery and widely on the web in multiple venues and on diverse topics. Many (more...)
 
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