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Fri., Dec. 10, 2010, 11:09 a.m.

Hoffman: State Medicaid Cancerous

Sen. Brent Hill, whose colleagues elected pro tem earlier this month, opined in 2005 that Medicaid's spending is out of control. Wrote Hill, "When a small number of cells in an otherwise healthy body multiply without control, healthy tissue is destroyed and survival of the whole body is endangered. The condition is called cancer. When a small number of programs in an otherwise healthy government multiply without control, the condition is called Medicaid"/Wayne Hoffman, Idaho Freedom Foundation. More here.

Question: Do you consider Medicaid to be a cancer on state government?

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.