Debate: Grandma's Benefits Imperil Junior's Future

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Do entitlements saddle our children with unmanageable debt, asking them to sacrifice their future for the sake of the elderly? Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid were created to provide a social safety net. But if we cut these programs, are we balancing the budget on the backs of the aged and sick, leaving behind society's most vulnerable? Debating for the motion: MARGARET HOOVER: Fox News Commentator and Author, American Individualism MORT ZUCKERMAN: Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of U.S. News & World Report Debating against the motion: HOWARD DEAN: Former DNC Chairman and Governor of Vermont JEFF MADRICK: Leading Economic Analyst and Editor of Challenge Magazine

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