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  •  About those markets-- (3+ / 0-)
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    ZedMont, viral, buffie

    --how many millions of Americans (myself included) have most of their retirement savings in 401k plans, which are heavily invested in those about-to-crumble stock exchanges? Might it not be more effective for Democrats to allege not that the GOP wants to "blow up the world economy," which is vague and sounds overdramatic (even if it just may be true), but that the GOP "is going to gut everyone's 401k plan?"

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