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  •  How about Medicare & Medicaid? (0+ / 0-)

    Those should be off the table too!  

    "The real wealth of a nation consists of the contributions of its people and nature." -- Rianne Eisler

    by noofsh on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 05:34:22 PM PST

    •  providers cuts (0+ / 0-)

      And wasteful spending are what's on the table. Brooklynbadboy says that is what obama strongly supports and is pushing.

    •  They aren't off the table at all. (0+ / 0-)

      According to a WaPo article in :

      Carney, however, also embraced the view that any plan to tame the national debt would require adjustments to the nation’s health programs for the elderly and the poor, Medicare and Medicaid.

      Obama “believes and understands that in order to achieve a deal, a compromise, that everybody has to make some tough choices, and he remains committed to that principle,” Carney said.

      So somehow, in some way, the elderly and poor will get hit.

      202-224-3121 to Congress in D.C. USE it! You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage them. "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."--Barney Frank 01/02/2012

      by cany on Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 07:19:24 PM PST

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