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  •  What's the Support for Social Security (2+ / 0-)
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    which is bipartisanly on the chopping block to balance the "federal deficit?"

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 09:10:23 PM PST

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    •  I published a poll last night which said 70% of (1+ / 0-)
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      voters oppose cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Education to balance the budget or solve this fiscal cliff thing, which is the Republican position.

      The overwhelming majority of Americans now prefer our Democratic approach which is to raise revenue by returning tax rates on the wealthiest, and closing loop holes.

      It's probably about 6-10 down in my archives.

      But, a bunch of us are getting fired up to warn certain Democrats who want to use Simpson-Bowles as a model for a 'grand compromise" that it will be the blunder of a lifetime and destroy the miraculous rebuilding of our Democratic coalition that we just rebuilt.


      The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

      by HoundDog on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 09:19:43 PM PST

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