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Jakes Progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-19-11 08:16 AM
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52. This is what the document says. Rosy glasses my blur it, but the words are plain.
When I read:

the 64 senators urge Obama to support a broad approach to solving our current budget problems along the lines of recommendations issued last year by a presidentially appointed commission. That plan calls for sharp cuts in government spending, elimination or reduction of dozens of popular tax breaks and an overhaul of Social Security that would include raising the retirement age to 69 for todays toddlers.

While we may not agree with every aspect of the Commissions recommendations, we believe that its work represents an important foundation to achieve meaningful progress on our debt, the senators wrote.


I find little there but the foundation for capitulation and "compromise".

So you tell me. What part of " sharp cuts in government spending, elimination or reduction of dozens of popular tax breaks and an overhaul of Social Security that would include raising the retirement age to 69 for todays toddlers." do you find to "achieve meaningful progress"?
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