On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill into law that created the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs. While both started with good intent, the past 50 years have left the American public with two massive entitlements that are in dire need of reform.
It is hard to say who had a worse week, Cecil the Zimbabwe lion that was lured from his refuge and slaughtered or the Senate Republican leadership. Cecil was only shot, skinned and beheaded. The Senate Republican leadership should have been so lucky.