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  •  And, don't worry--if you're already 55 (0+ / 0-)

    or older your benefits are safe. It's only people younger than you that need to be screwed.

    •  Actually, that's just the Ryan plan (2+ / 0-)
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      splashoil, shaharazade

      which was always just for show, anyways. The new talk about raising the age for Medicare sounds like it's looking at a much quicker phase-in, since they talk about how much they'll save in ten years (which isn't much, even if it started right away--65 and 66 year olds are the least expensive Medicare beneficiaries).

      "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

      by Alice in Florida on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 12:48:03 PM PST

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