The Republican Party, and specifically Paul Ryan have no respect for seniors who helped this great country. Ryan and his group of villains want to make healthcare less affordable for seniors, and if it is unaffordable, too bad.

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) opposes Republican moves to make healthcare costlier with less coverage. Republican efforts to gut Medicare basically tells seniors to stay well or die.

The AARP represents millions of seniors in the United States. Its president, Eric J. Schneidewind, in a Time magazine article, made it clear to seniors the problems that they face from the Republican Party.

Medicare currently covers hospital costs and 80% of the total cost of doctor visits. It is a viable, affordable plan for seniors.

Under Ryan’s plan, seniors would receive vouchers to purchase health insurance from the private sector. According to Schneidewind, this would be a substantial downgrade of the “benefits people have earned throughout their working lives.”

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