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  •  how do we know exactly when a good deal (0+ / 0-)

    can be had?  is there ever a guarantee of that? are you talking about waiting until after obama's second term?

    indeed, SS will never be safe, and the GOP has never wanted it.  do you think delaying a fix works towards or against their goals?  if it's fixed sooner rather than later, it takes a lot of their justifications away, no?  

    Please don't dominate the rap, Jack, if you got nothin' new to say - Grateful Dead

    by Cedwyn on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 11:46:36 AM PST

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    •  Please read The Moment of Truth that Obama has (0+ / 0-)

      endorsed repeatedly.

      As I believe that I pointed out above, after all the draconian cuts to all the social programs are done in the first several rounds, Bowles- Simpson calls for them TO CONTINUE AD INFINITUM.

      IOW, as far as the eye can see--there will be continuous reviews and continuous cuts as needed.

      The  Powers to Be certainly don't need our help to accomplish the destruction of the social safety net.  Why give it to them?

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