Government policies are getting expensive

Published 5:50 am Monday, March 21, 2005

By Staff
Our View
Gasprices have risen again for the second time this week prompting one area service station to close its doors because of the rising cost of fuel.
Iraq is still having trouble forming it's coalition government and so far no announcement has been made as to whether the new Iraq will withdraw from the largely "Axis of Evil" Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or what effect an American sympathetic government would have on gas prices.
While gas prices have skyrocketed it seems that Medicaid will be safe for at least a little while longer.
The senate has cut all Medicaid cuts from the new presidential budget, leaving the question of the state of Social Security the last major concern for most elderly voters.

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