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  •  Yes, I did. Since the bar was so damned low (0+ / 0-)

    it wasn't all that difficult to be 'better' than the current crop of Republican candidates.

    The current administration is basically advocating the gutting of SS with 'tax holidays' and verbally approving what the commission on deficits' (or whatever the hell it was called) not passed set of recommendations proposed.  That sure as hell isn't better.  Just the act of supporting these two things goes against everything that is supposed to be a Democrat.

    •  nonsense, the SS amount was paid out of general (2+ / 0-)
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      ThisIsMyTime, virginislandsguy

      funds which is why it cost money. If it was just ignored it wouldn't have had a direct cost.

      He did not approve of the chairs' report; he just said it was interesting with a lot of good ideas. He has stated no cuts to benefits or raising of age. But you only hear what you want — after you distort it fit your notions.

      I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

      by samddobermann on Tue Jun 14, 2011 at 04:05:36 AM PDT

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