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View Diary: Reid: Social Security cuts for defense sequester relief would be a 'stupid trade' (255 comments)

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  •  No, still can't cut SS or Medicare. Those are (4+ / 0-)
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    orlbucfan, tardis10, Willa Rogers, Noodles

    both programs for those no longer working.  However, if the minimum wage and minimum SS payments were both significantly increased, many other programs could be cut by a lot.  Food stamps, housing assistance, heating assistance.  There would be a whole lot fewer needing those things than there are now if they were receiving a decent amount upfront.

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