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  •  I also think data about what going off of (8+ / 0-)

    that cliff really means would be especially important to look at.

    One of the key principles that a lot of people have ignored as so many have fallen into poverty is that it is a lot tougher and more expensive to rebuild than it is to help people hold on and ride out an economic crisis.

    The GOP will go out and find poster boys for rising out of the ashes like a Phoenix, but for every person who was able to come back big, there are going to be a whole lot more who have not been able to do that - and may never be able to.

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