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View Diary: Rep. Jan Schakowsky releases deficit reduction plan (194 comments)

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  •  5 of those 6 ideas already in the Catfood Draft (3+ / 0-)
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    oxfdblue, SanAntonioKrusty, Jerry056
    OK, all of you who are (rightly) cheering on this very, good, sensible plan while pissing on the Catfish commission draft. You should actually read that draft. 5 of the 6 ideas raised here are already recommended by the draft report. The only thing not found there is the cap-and-trade.

    Let's start fighting for the good stuffs in the Commission report instead of giving up.

    •  It's the OTHER stuff in the Bowles/Simpson plan (0+ / 0-)

      No one's saying it was all trash.  

      •  Too bad people around here have decided to (1+ / 0-)
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        damn the Catfood Commission before they even read what's in it.

        Frankly the worst in the commission draft is not even the cuts on higher income SS recipients' payout. It's actually the attack on EITC. Earned income tax credit.

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