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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-25-08 06:14 PM
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8. Both Will Never Go Away...
I don't think Americans will let it happen.
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  -Government benefit programs (SS, MC) in trouble ckramer  Mar-25-08 03:20 PM   #0 
  - Medicare will never go away  Robbien   Mar-25-08 03:25 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, Wall Street and the hedge funders  winston61   Mar-26-08 07:20 AM   #15 
  - SS has "problems" because certain parties want the fees from  Hannah Bell   Mar-25-08 03:36 PM   #2 
  - Surplus? Not really...  4_TN_TITANS   Mar-26-08 03:29 PM   #27 
     - By 1936 law, any excess SS collections MUST be borrowed into  Hannah Bell   Mar-26-08 03:49 PM   #28 
  - Social Security is a BENEFIT? Shit, then someones (a lot of someones)  acmavm   Mar-25-08 03:37 PM   #3 
  - 2041?? I should live so long..... n/t  AZDemDist6   Mar-25-08 03:40 PM   #4 
  - you got to wonder if these "trustees"  emald   Mar-25-08 04:57 PM   #5 
  - In 2041, the oldest boomers will be 95, and the youngest  mbperrin   Mar-25-08 05:09 PM   #6 
  - ss & mc  whathappened   Mar-25-08 06:12 PM   #7 
     - yep, deflating wages & increases at the top are root causes. n/t  Hannah Bell   Mar-26-08 04:06 PM   #31 
  - Both Will Never Go Away...  fascisthunter   Mar-25-08 06:14 PM   #8 
  - These freakin' liars are at it again. His bushness is ramping up  anitar1   Mar-25-08 06:35 PM   #9 
  - Uh, these are not lies. This is REAL!  Roland99   Mar-26-08 07:24 AM   #16 
  - The Concord Coalition is full of shit.  Hannah Bell   Mar-26-08 03:52 PM   #29 
  - * will be trying until  shanti   Mar-26-08 06:16 PM   #33 
  - It is a problem  Juche   Mar-25-08 06:45 PM   #10 
  - Put the fox in charge of the henhouse....loudly  MadMaddie   Mar-25-08 08:59 PM   #11 
  - Another campaign commercial for us  TOJ   Mar-25-08 10:02 PM   #12 
  - The only way the Republicans can destroy Medicare  Thothmes   Mar-26-08 06:51 AM   #14 
  - These are hardly unsolvable problems.  Zynx   Mar-25-08 10:21 PM   #13 
  - There will have to be a mix of benefit cuts and an increase in taxes.  Roland99   Mar-26-08 07:33 AM   #17 
     - NO cuts needed. No increase in taxes. Just an increase in the  mbperrin   Mar-26-08 08:21 AM   #20 
        - You're going to raise $45-50 trillion on that alone? Good luck.  Roland99   Mar-26-08 03:09 PM   #26 
           - where did you get that number? what does it represent, supposedly?  Hannah Bell   Mar-26-08 03:55 PM   #30 
              - WaPo: Almost Unnoticed, Bipartisan Budget Anxiety  Roland99   Mar-26-08 05:33 PM   #32 
                 - Bogus, bogus numbers. The level of deliberate duplicity is astonishing.  Hannah Bell   Mar-26-08 06:20 PM   #34 
  - Something has to give  NoMoreMyths   Mar-26-08 08:05 AM   #18 
  - What has to give?  mbperrin   Mar-26-08 08:26 AM   #21 
  - Thank you, mbperrin, for making sense.  navarth   Mar-26-08 02:38 PM   #24 
  - Easy, the military does  midnight armadillo   Mar-26-08 07:49 PM   #35 
  - With decent leadership we'll have free healthcare by 2019  pokercat999   Mar-26-08 08:14 AM   #19 
  - Bail our Bear Sterns and let the rest die. capatilistic pigs now is  Acadia Blue   Mar-26-08 02:16 PM   #22 
  - No one could've predicted it.  there-s a   Mar-26-08 02:23 PM   #23 
  - Thank you Bush and Cheney  lark   Mar-26-08 02:54 PM   #25 
  - That Medicare Rx benefit added by the Repubs was trillion dollar costly...  indie_ana_500   Mar-26-08 08:02 PM   #36 

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