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  •  They can't cut social security without his (5+ / 0-)

    signature, unless you think they can get 67 votes.

    "The bucks stops over there somewhere down that way, please just give the President all credit for things you like but deposit all blame elsewhere..." is such a long sign to try to fit on a desk.

    income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

    by JesseCW on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 05:20:45 AM PDT

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    •  and a bill can not even get to his desk (0+ / 0-)

      regardless without passing though Congress

      If and I repeat if Obama decided to sign a bill cutting SS then it would on him. Till then it's congress that is where 'the buck stops' and that you do not see that is rather troubling.

      In the time that I have been given,
      I am what I am

      by duhban on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 03:58:00 PM PDT

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      •  It's not his fault that he's asking Congress for (0+ / 0-)

        cuts.  It's someone elses.

        income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

        by JesseCW on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 08:41:06 PM PDT

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