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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 12:41 PM

Papantonio: Debt Ceiling Deal Could Be Disastrous For Social Security

As soon as the fiscal cliff crisis was averted, a new crisis popped up in Washington the battle over raising the debt ceiling. But one important item from these budget battles has been under-reported, and that is the proposed 3% cut to Social Security. Worse yet, Democrats have given the appearance of being willing to go along with the cut for the social safety net program. Mike Papantonio talks about the planned cut with economist and author Dean Baker.



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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 02:30 PM

1. I thought SS, Medicare and medicaid were off the table if we go off the cliff?

They better not cut SS one single penny.

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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 03:37 PM

2. Papantonio:

"I am not optimistic that the Democrats are going to Hold-the-Line like they could. We ARE the Party of Rahm Emanuel."

I share Papantonio's lack of optimism.


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