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  •  Talk to Simpson and Bowles about that, (2+ / 0-)
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    Wendys Wink, Brown Thrasher

    But the 'cat food' meme has been around since pre-Clinton (Greenspan's 'substitution')

    This is not a new discussion.  And we have almost 20 years of evidence to back up our position... Before and after the cut.

    Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
    I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
    —Spike Milligan

    by polecat on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 09:11:07 AM PST

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    •  i see that being asserted here (1+ / 0-)
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      glynis

      but never explained in detail and directly connected to CPI methodologies, chained or other methods. this diary is a great example of that. with a title purporting to explain chained CPI for lay people, its just a mixed bag of myths and assertions.

      if there are good diaries on this subject that have been posted in the past I'd love to see them. i don't have a position on chained COLA yet, just lots of questions.

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