I’m in big trouble. Mitt Romney has chosen for his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. You remember him? He’s Chairman of the House Budget Committee. He’s the guy that wants to end “Medicare as we know it.” He wants to replace it with a voucher system. You take your voucher to an insurance company and apply for medical insurance.
I am 76 years old and I have cancer. There is not an insurance company on this planet that is going to insure me. I am considered extremely high risk. On top of that, Mr. Romney promises, that on his first day in office he will repeal the Affordable Health Care Act (what he calls “Obamacare”).
The AHC Act allows me to keep my Medicare health benefits because it prohibits insurance companies from denying or canceling health care benefits due to a pre-existing condition. If these guys get elected I’m a dead duck.
You know what you can do with your voucher? Stick it where the sun doesn’t shine. Please, all of you politicians, keep your cotton-pickin’ hands off of my Medicare.