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View Diary: Boehner Plan B does not include chained CPI? Take it off the table (143 comments)

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  •  You mean that people don't qualify for certain (0+ / 0-)

    benefits if their income exceeds certain threshold. That's true for many programs although not for social security as you're saying.

    But it is not necessary to change SS in such a way to protect low income seniors. Since the formula for calculation of SS benefits is already quite complex, there are plenty of ways it can be modified to preserve the income of lower income recipients.

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