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April 14, 2013 12:00 AM

OEDEL: Extra benefits as largesse

In The Telegraph, former Macon mayor and current mayoral candidate C. Jack Ellis, objected to my sideways reference to Veterans Administration benefits and Social Security disability benefits as possible forms of governmental “largesse” on which, absent Medicaid expansion, an individual might look to rely for health care.

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