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CJ HEALTH CARE NEG Dartmouth 2K9 2 1NC STATES INSTANT STIMULUS FRONTLINE Their Olsen card only talks about Medicaid in Illinois. Not all states are in budget crises. States like Texas had managed to pass a balanced budget with the federal stimulus. There’s only a mitigated risk of economic decline. There’s no internal link to Mead 09. Mead talks about the aftermath of a hypothetical Chinese collapse due to dependency on the U.S. economy that results in social unrest, not about state budget crises. No risk of Mead – Chinese economy strong now despite weak U.S. economy Raum , staff writer, 09 (Tom, “China economy growing again while US limps”, The Associated Press, 7/25/2009, http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iBJZ40edyOp6ERIan-_6PmgP3E1wD99LGBSO0 ) WASHINGTON — It's a tale of two economies, China and the United States. The U nited S tates, the world's largest economy, remains mired in recession as do most of its fellow top industrial powers. China, poised to pass Japan as the world's second- largest economy perhaps by late this year, recently announced its G ross D omestic P roduct grew by more than 7.1 percent in the first half of this year. That puts it alone among the top 10 world powers whose economy has expanded in recent months, making it the first major country to emerge from the worst global slump since the 1930s. Many analysts suggest that China could help to lead the rest of the world out of the doldrums. Medicaid reform fails – federal assistance only increase overspending and inefficient bureaucracies Edwards , director of Tax Policy Studies at the Cato Institute, 07 (Chris, “Federal Aid to the States: Historical Cause of Government Growth and Bureaucracy,” Cato Institute, 5/22/2007, http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=8246 ) The theory behind aid to the states is that federal policymakers can design and operate programs in the national interest to efficiently solve local problems. In practice, most federal politicians are not inclined to pursue broad, national goals; they are consumed by the competitive scramble to secure subsidies for their states. At the same time, federal aid stimulates overspending by the states, requires large bureaucracies to administer, and comes with a web of complex regulations that limit state flexibility. At all levels of the aid system, the focus is on spending and regulations, not on delivering quality services. And by involving all levels of government in just about every policy area, the aid system creates a lack of accountability. When every government is responsible for an activity, no government is responsible, as was evident in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The failings of federal aid have long been recognized, but reforms and cuts have not been pursued for years.
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