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The Medicare Crisis

Medicare, which provides health insurance to 40 million elderly Americans, is projected to go bankrupt by 2008. What do you think about this impending crisis?
  • "If God had meant for us to help the aged and infirm, He certainly would have put it in The Bible."

    Harriet Alston Operator
  • "I'm doing my part to save Medicare by turning all the IV drips in my hospital to half-power."

    Randall Essian Hospital Administrator
  • "Why should we keep offering the elderly all these free handouts? They're just going to spend it all on a bunch of dialysis and shit."

    Victor Keough Electrician
  • "So what if a few million old people die? Are they, like, scarce or something?"

    Iris Heaverlo Student
  • "Somebody in Washington should call for health-care reform."

    Lawrence Dilone Systems Analyst
  • "How much could it cost to shut away the elderly with a black-and-white TV and some cat food? A couple hundred a year?"

    David Armas Sales Clerk

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