Most Americans think they are entitled to defined Social Security benefits because they paid taxes. It's not true.
Compassion cannot be confused with subsidization of poor values and waste.
Without reform, this will continue, the poor will continue to get subpar government health care, and our national budget will continue to gush red ink.
So far, providing "free" government health care through Medicaid has been attracting far more new enrollees than individuals signing up on the exchanges.
Medicaid is a pure welfare program.