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By Nate Jackson, Patriot Post, Feb. 9, 2023
His hypocrisy is hardly surprising, but something must be done about insolvent federal programs.
So a senator put forward a controversial plan that “requires every program to be looked at freshly at least once every four years.” The goal is an “examination” of “not just of the increased cost of the program, but of the worthiness of the entire program.” If judged unworthy, the program would be cut.
That senator was Joe Biden and the year was 1975.
It wasn’t just a one-off, either. Fast-forward to the 1990s and Biden did it again, clarifying, “I meant Social Security, as well. I meant Medicare and Medicaid. I meant veterans’ benefits.” He was comprehensive and persistent. “I meant every single solitary thing in the federal government,” he said. “And I not only tried it once, I tried it twice, I tried it a third time, and I tried it a fourth time.” …
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