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Levin Blasts Dems' Plan to 'Destroy' Medicare and Social Security

By Alexander Watson | October 23, 2020 | 3:16pm EDT
Conservative radio host Mark Levin gives a speech. (Photo credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Radio Hall of Fame)
Conservative radio host Mark Levin gives a speech. (Photo credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Radio Hall of Fame)

Conservative commentator Mark Levin blasted the logic of Biden's plan for Medicare and Social Security on Thursday's "The Mark Levin Show."

Levin argued that Biden would "destroy" Medicare by allowing illegal aliens to join the program and lowering its age of eligibility to 60, which would be followed by those who join Medicare at 60 quitting work.

Levin expressed incredulity at the polling stats which show a large portion of seniors in this country, despite the Democratic hopeful’s stated plans, are still planning to vote for him. 

“So while [Democrats are] choking and squeezing the golden goose that lays the golden eggs in the private sector, while they’re taking a nation that is energy-independent and destroying that energy independence, driving up the cost of fuel, driving up the cost of heat, driving up the cost of electricity, brownouts and blackouts, that's their plan," he said. "They’re going to take these entitlements that many seniors, in particular, are relying on and kill them, which is what amazes me about more and more seniors voting for Biden or thinking they’re going to vote for Biden."

A full transcript of the quoted segment is below:    

Mark Levin: This is the law of economics, which is as certain as the law of physics. You keep taxing things and regulating things, you keep punishing producers, you’re going to get less of it. And they get less of it, your prices are going to go up, the availability is going to go down. They plan to do exactly the same thing in healthcare. I love the way they keep saying "Trump has no healthcare plan." Listen to me, we don’t even need a healthcare plan. We just need more insurance companies, more various types of premiums and policies that are tailored to people's needs. This is what happened without a healthcare plan.

They’re going to keep touting Obamacare. Obamacare’s a disaster. Obamacare doesn’t cover a lot of specialties. You see what your deductibles are. You see what the cost of your premiums are and so many states and a growing number of states, you don't have a choice, you can’t get out of it. "But you’re going to lose your preexisting condition." No, you’re not. You’re not going to lose your preexisting condition. Number one, virtually every state requires insurance companies to cover preexisting conditions. Number two, the Republicans said, "look, we’ll pass a national law that requires coverage for preexisting conditions." So nobody's saying "don’t cover preexisting conditions." This is what the left does to scare the hell out of you. 

But I’m the one that keeps telling you I've looked at the plan. Joe Biden is going to lower the age for eligibility for Medicare to 60. What is that going to do? A massive new influx of patients into Medicare, that is already teetering; according to the trustees of Medicare, it’s got maybe eight years left. You do that, it’s got maybe three years left. That's number one. Number two, those people who are going to now flood into Medicare at the age of 60, they’re going to stop working. A lot of people keep their jobs in order to have the private healthcare option, right? Well, they won't need it anymore. So less money is coming into Medicare while more money is going out of Medicare. Number three, what else are they going to do? Illegal aliens. Illegal aliens get free healthcare. Now what does that mean? That means if they’re 60 or older, they’re going to get Medicare, millions of illegal aliens.

So Joe Biden is going to destroy Medicare, destroy it. And by the way, the same with Social Security, the same with Social Security. So while they're choking and squeezing the golden goose that lays the golden eggs in the private sector, while they’re taking a nation that is energy-independent and destroying that energy independence, driving up the cost of fuel, driving up the cost of heat, driving up the cost of electricity, brownouts and blackouts, that's their plan. They’re going to take these entitlements that many seniors, in particular, are relying on and kill them, which is what amazes me about more and more seniors voting for Biden or thinking they’re going to vote for Biden.    

Alexander Watson is a CNSNews intern and Christendom College graduate.

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