- John BoehnerRepresentative
Vote Republican, End Medicare
As part of their radical Tea Party budget, House Republicans voted to end Medicare but protect tax breaks for millionaires, billionaires, and Big Oil.
We can't let this stand. Make your voice heard by joining more than a quarter million Americans who have called on Republicans to keep their hands off Medicare.
We'll send every message directly to Speaker Boehner so he'll hear loud and clear that Americans want -- and need -- Medicare to remain intact.
I am writing to express my deep concern about House Republicans' vote to end Medicare and cut benefits that hardworking seniors have earned.
This reckless privatization scheme is an insult to every hardworking American who has paid into Medicare. Especially in these challenging times, when retired Americans rely on their Medicare benefits, you must do whatever it takes to protect this critical safety net.
Medicare belongs to the people who worked their whole life to pay into the system. It's not the government's piggybank to balance the budget on the backs of seniors.
Why should we ask our seniors to choose between paying the heating bill and seeing a doctor while Big Oil companies are free to keep their huge taxpayer funding?
Seniors, our children, and grandchildren deserve better than an extreme plan that will take away seniors' basic benefits. I urge you to find a common-sense solution to ensure that Medicare is viable in the months, years, and decades to come.
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