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  •  Dems are now officially on record supporting (7+ / 0-)

    major cuts to SS with ZERO in return from Republicans.

    I remember how a year ago anyone that even mentioned this was a possibility was called every name in the book.  Now, it is supposed to be par for the course.

    Think about that for a moment.

    Boehner and McConnell are brilliant.  Or they are up against rank amateurs.  I suspect it is likely both.

    "Small Businesses Don't Build Levees" - Melissa Harris Perry

    by justmy2 on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 11:11:29 AM PST

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      they are working toward the same goal as Obama.

      Everybody forgets that chained CPI was in the Simpson Bowles plan that both Durbin and Obama strongly supported and have kept alive.

      "Justice is a commodity"

      by joanneleon on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 04:00:33 PM PST

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