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Eric Bergeson

Down on the Farm: Too much welfare!

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According to some in the business, Minnesota's nursing home system is in financial trouble because people seem to think that no matter what their net worth, when it comes time for long-term care, they have a right to go on the dole.

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"Well," they say as they set up a way to hide their assets, "if we don't do something, it'll just go to the nursing home!"

Since when is it unfair to expect a person to use their assets to pay for their own care?

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