The 'Don't Steal From Medicare For Socialized Medicine' Phenomenon

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Abby Zimet

Underscoring the challenges of changing social policy, a study by a Cornell professor shows that half of Americans who get any kind of help from the federal government - including 40 percent of those on Medicare - believe they "have not used a government social program." Sigh.

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