Wisconsin GOP says BadgerCare a fraud, evidence says opposite


Wisconsin’s GOP is hell-bent on giving tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires, and that means the budget deficit is going to grow — to the tune of $5 billion in fact. Ergo, something’s gotta get cut, and with the Wisconsin GOP in charge, affordable health care is at the top of their hit list.
Pay close attention to that which appears in parentheses — I’ll bold it for ya.
And [Republican Rep.] Vos said he’s concerned fraud in BadgerCare is more widespread than people realize, with people signing up who don’t truly qualify.
“The Doyle Administration is not very strict. People sign up for this over the Internet,” he said. “My fear is that we have fraud or people who are not technically supposed to be on there, and we do not have the resources to root out fraud.” (An evaluation by the Legislative Audit Bureau two years ago found little fraud.)
So, even though all facts point toward people actually NEEDING AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE TO — YOU KNOW — LIVE AND STUFF, the Wisconsin GOP is willing to figuratively cut these people off life support in order to satiate millionaires and billionaires.

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