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  •  Defense cuts are the way to reduce spending as it (1+ / 0-)
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    has almost doubled since the Clinton era.  I know Social Security has nothing to do with it an the Social Security Trust Fund is solvent through the mid 2030s but that's one of the things in Simpson-Bowles that President Obama is reported to have included in the proposed "grand-bargain" lat go around.

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

    by HoundDog on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 12:32:22 PM PST

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    •  For you to believe that SS is broke by 2037 (1+ / 0-)
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      you have to think there will be a 25 year recession.

      I never thought you were into such massively unrealistic predictions. SO the Jets will win the Superbowl this year?

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 01:59:08 PM PST

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