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  •  All but two commissioners are Republicans (3+ / 0-)

    regardless of what they call themselves or who appointed them.  Strangely, both Democrats worthy of the name - that is, they don't buy into the conventional wisdom that Social Security and Medicare are "broke," or soon will be - are both from Illinois.

    These Democrats who want Social Security and Medicare protected are vastly outnumbered.  You would think that was the plan all along.

    "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

    by SueDe on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 11:13:01 AM PDT

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    •  There are more than two Democrats (0+ / 0-)

      on the Commission, if you count the Max Baucus types
      as Democrats.  Note that all of their meetings are
      secret, report is out AFTER the election and special
      rules will be in order in Congress to pass (or not)
      the committee recommends.  I really have a sick feeling
      about this...

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