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  •  what he's saying is that it is all trade offs (5+ / 0-)

    and while we know going over the cliff will get us the middle class tax cuts, we don't know it will get us unemployment, stimulus, etc.

    he is saying that it's possible that changing the SS inflation calculation will get us those other things and that might be worth it.

    Might.  he makes it clear that the devil is in the details.

    If you took the greed out of Wall Street all you’d have left is pavement ~Robert Reich

    by k8dd8d on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 10:06:16 AM PST

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