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In this Youtube video, Obama boldly silences critics who say he is going to make a dirty deal with Republicans to make cuts to Social Security.


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I for one, look forward to Obama living up to his promise. He said these words to reassure me that a vote for him would be a vote for the continuation of the New Deal, not its demise. I believed him. I voted for him. Now it's his turn.

Breaking: Senator Bernie Sanders will be on HBO Real Time with Bill Maher tonite at 10PM to discuss this issue!!

H/T to Senator Bernie Sanders for tweeting this video that settles the controversy once and for all.

And YES, a CPI Adjustment IS a Cut.

Some folks are saying CPI adjustment is not a cut to Social Security. I defer to Senator Bernie Sanders on that.
[Click pic to embiggen.]
CPI Affect On SocSec

Still not convinced? Take Robert Reich's two (2) minute mini-course on Chained CPI.

[Update: 2:05 PM Since this diary somehow got on the Rec List, I should disclose: I do believe Obama IS planning to make SS and Medicare cuts. This video clearly shows Obama did a bait and switch on people who voted for him. So yeah, I'm pissed.]

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Originally posted to CitizenOfEarth on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 09:13 AM PDT.

Also republished by Social Security Defenders.


Obama will:

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67%466 votes
10%73 votes
8%62 votes

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