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DJ13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-18-10 01:55 PM
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14. Earth to Ben
How about we remove the income caps on SSI so you and your rich buddies can help maintain the retirement of our citizens?

Give back for once you miserable greedy capitalist assholes!
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  -Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke proposes cutting social security and health care benefits. Better Believe It  Feb-18-10 01:46 PM   #0 
  - boy he is one huge maggot on the assboil of a worm isnt he  Mari333   Feb-18-10 01:47 PM   #1 
  - He was just re-confirmed...  Subdivisions   Feb-19-10 11:43 AM   #62 
  - True but he said SS and Medicare could be REPEALED in  Samantha   Feb-19-10 09:52 PM   #111 
  - Obama's appointments are mystifying.  olegramps   Feb-20-10 09:30 AM   #119 
  - They are desperate to grab that cash.. keep the Ponzi Scheme going a little longer  lib2DaBone   Feb-18-10 01:49 PM   #2 
  - Think they were gonna cut military spending? Those folks are doin god's work.  Mithreal   Feb-19-10 01:50 PM   #77 
  - Hey! How about a presidential commission that can help politicians make those "tough" decisions ..  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 01:49 PM   #3 
  - Oh, but that'll never happen. We have a Democrat in the White House.  Jackpine Radical   Feb-19-10 12:00 PM   #69 
  - Yeah. And they can report a week or two AFTER the mid-term elections...  Junkdrawer   Feb-19-10 02:03 PM   #79 
  - The smart thing would be to have it report it's findings right after the election!  Marr   Feb-19-10 07:20 PM   #102 
  - what a piece of shit that man is  cali   Feb-18-10 01:50 PM   #4 
  - You were saying something about 'barking mad'...  Edweird   Feb-18-10 05:58 PM   #38 
  - Oh, keep the faith, cali. Obama knew what he was doing  Jackpine Radical   Feb-19-10 12:03 PM   #70 
  - cali, maybe...just maybe...you are beginning  Jack Sprat   Feb-19-10 04:25 PM   #91 
  - The president thinks Bernanke is just the man for the job.  Marr   Feb-19-10 07:21 PM   #103 
  - I don't think he gets what the word 'entitlement' means.  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-18-10 01:50 PM   #5 
  - +1, so true  jtrockville   Feb-18-10 01:53 PM   #9 
  - I agree, it is our damn money.  harun   Feb-18-10 01:54 PM   #12 
  - Negative that  Holy Moly   Feb-19-10 11:28 PM   #113 
  - Here's the thing though  NoNothing   Feb-18-10 02:00 PM   #17 
  - It went out the back door in the form of loans to the government to  WCGreen   Feb-18-10 02:16 PM   #26 
  - Fine  NoNothing   Feb-18-10 02:29 PM   #28 
  - What weird way to look at it! You borrowed from me and now tell me I should just forget about  county worker   Feb-19-10 02:43 PM   #82 
  - Replying on somebody else to pay it BACK to them.  hay rick   Feb-19-10 06:53 PM   #97 
  - Of course we can undo what was done.  Marr   Feb-19-10 07:23 PM   #104 
  - Well, of course it was.  Jackpine Radical   Feb-19-10 12:05 PM   #71 
  - Many of us predicted this many moons ago.  Jack Sprat   Feb-19-10 04:48 PM   #93 
  - Because if our government fails to perform promises made to those of  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 03:54 PM   #88 
  - Very good post, JDPriestly!  tango-tee   Feb-20-10 11:15 PM   #124 
  - Ah the voice of sanity! Yes, we need to LISTEN to his plan, before we  activa8tr   Feb-19-10 04:30 PM   #92 
  - Bernanke isn't the problem -- the problem is Obama who has kept him on . .. !!  defendandprotect   Feb-18-10 02:05 PM   #23 
     - I have your back on this one.  truedelphi   Feb-19-10 01:43 PM   #76 
        - Do you have a link or the names of the sites? n/t  amandabeech   Feb-20-10 03:56 AM   #118 
  - December 3, 2010 n/t  countingbluecars   Feb-18-10 01:51 PM   #6 
  - WTF is THAT about?  Jackpine Radical   Feb-19-10 09:52 PM   #110 
  - hey, here is a thought MR B--STOP THE WARS NOW.  vegiegals   Feb-18-10 01:52 PM   #7 
  - there you go!  Mari333   Feb-18-10 01:54 PM   #10 
  - Cut more defense. Cut 90% and leave the others  Hawkeye-X   Feb-18-10 03:26 PM   #34 
  - Yes, indeed! Stop the wars!  tango-tee   Feb-20-10 11:03 PM   #122 
  - Defense spending is where the money is douche.  harun   Feb-18-10 01:52 PM   #8 
  - No no no. BANKSTER BONUSES are where the money is!  jtrockville   Feb-18-10 01:54 PM   #13 
  - Just end the fucking war(s).  KansDem   Feb-18-10 01:54 PM   #11 
  - Earth to Ben  DJ13   Feb-18-10 01:55 PM   #14 
  - Entitlements? I earned it asshole!  leftofcool   Feb-18-10 01:56 PM   #15 
  - Fuck Bernanke!  earth mom   Feb-18-10 01:59 PM   #16 
  - The money is in the War Dept. budget -- MIC . . . Another Obama betrayal -- !!  defendandprotect   Feb-18-10 02:02 PM   #18 
  - President Obama laid it out last July: Social Security, Medicare reform on agenda  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 02:02 PM   #19 
  - he fucks with social security, he assures himself a huge loss  Mari333   Feb-18-10 02:04 PM   #20 
  - He might just as well call himself a Republican.  tonysam   Feb-18-10 08:26 PM   #51 
  - imPOTUS  Holy Moly   Feb-20-10 12:00 AM   #115 
  - He seems to want to be a one-term prez. n/t  dgibby   Feb-18-10 02:47 PM   #30 
  - Well, it's in plain sight - First, teach Obama that it is not an entitlement and we are not going to  peacetalksforall   Feb-19-10 11:47 AM   #64 
  - Then they can give me everything I paid into it in a lump sum.  Blue_In_AK   Feb-18-10 02:04 PM   #21 
  - I figure that on the average that calculates as follows:  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 03:37 PM   #86 
     - Wow, great job!  Blue_In_AK   Feb-19-10 07:03 PM   #99 
        - Hope your plans materialize.  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 07:12 PM   #100 
           - Well, so far, so good.  Blue_In_AK   Feb-19-10 08:07 PM   #107 
  - what a piece of shit that man is..  mdmc   Feb-18-10 02:04 PM   #22 
  - Why is the month December and the year 2010?  tabatha   Feb-18-10 02:06 PM   #24 
  - How about we cut corporate welfare, graft and fraud first  dmr   Feb-18-10 02:09 PM   #25 
  - I propose cutting Ben Bernanke.  damntexdem   Feb-18-10 02:20 PM   #27 
  - Deficit Commission Co-chair, Republican Alan Simpson, is ready to go after "entitlement" benefits.  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 02:33 PM   #29 
  - We should petition Obama to appoint two members to the commssion  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 03:43 PM   #87 
  - Senator Bernie Sanders did his best.  bobbolink   Feb-18-10 06:02 PM   #39 
  - Deficit Commission Co-Chair, Alan Simpson's latest thoughts on Medicare and Social Security cuts  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 03:09 PM   #31 
  - Then raise the cap.  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 04:01 PM   #89 
  - Where is the money? Try Military Spending.... There is lots to cut there. n/t  Blackhatjack   Feb-18-10 03:15 PM   #32 
  - I propose that you resign effective immediately  Hawkeye-X   Feb-18-10 03:24 PM   #33 
  - Bernanke, you dumb f*c*, those who got the biggest tax cuts through the gipper's  indepat   Feb-18-10 04:19 PM   #35 
  - President Obama: "Everything on the table" in deficit fight  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 04:22 PM   #36 
  - Grandma's going to have to trade in her StarKist for Friskies.  Vinca   Feb-18-10 04:36 PM   #37 
  - And we KNEW this was going to happen!  Joanne98   Feb-18-10 06:05 PM   #40 
  - And we were told by others that this was NOT going to happen.  Jamastiene   Feb-18-10 06:32 PM   #46 
     - More change to make believe in.  Dr.Phool   Feb-19-10 11:43 AM   #63 
  - Team Obama  upi402   Feb-18-10 06:06 PM   #41 
  - He said he wanted to help us.  Octafish   Feb-19-10 08:12 PM   #108 
  - They won't be satisfied till they take SS away. nt  Raine   Feb-18-10 06:09 PM   #42 
  - Cut the defense budget,  Grand Taurean   Feb-18-10 06:16 PM   #43 
  - FUCK THIS POS!!!  Odin2005   Feb-18-10 06:22 PM   #44 
  - This is pure insanity  Taitertots   Feb-18-10 06:24 PM   #45 
  - Just when I think I've seen everything !  Shining Jack   Feb-18-10 07:32 PM   #47 
  - Senator Kent Conrad Statement On President Obama's Fiscal Commission  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 07:50 PM   #48 
  - Rich men telling the poor to eat cake.  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 04:05 PM   #90 
  - outrageous k and r  amborin   Feb-18-10 07:58 PM   #49 
  - We need cutbacks in "defense" spending. Spend money to save lives, not take them.  invictus   Feb-18-10 08:19 PM   #50 
  - yep  Swamp Rat   Feb-18-10 08:28 PM   #52 
  - Alan Simpson says he'll beat opponents of Social Security and Medicare cuts with humor!  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 08:59 PM   #53 
  - knr - Medicare is the problem, so why are we advocating for mandates...  slipslidingaway   Feb-18-10 09:04 PM   #54 
  - Obama's deficit commission might slap give Americans about the sacrifices needed"  Better Believe It   Feb-18-10 10:30 PM   #55 
  - This guy is a world class loser.  undeterred   Feb-18-10 10:33 PM   #56 
  - i propose cutting ben bernanke....  tomp   Feb-19-10 12:14 AM   #57 
  - Oh really?  Lugnut   Feb-19-10 12:51 AM   #58 
  - He helped get a few trillion in government handouts to the banks!  Better Believe It   Feb-19-10 08:23 AM   #59 
  - "The money in this case is in entitlements."  Jim__   Feb-19-10 08:38 AM   #60 
  - Who put that SOB in charge? ...Remember who put him in charge.  L0oniX   Feb-19-10 11:42 AM   #61 
  - what a bunch of bs bernanke is peddling  proud patriot   Feb-19-10 11:51 AM   #65 
  - They got away with ripping off the Wall Street bailout. They think they can get away with anything.  Octafish   Feb-19-10 08:15 PM   #109 
  - If you want to reduce the cost of health care, open Medicare to all of the American People,  Uncle Joe   Feb-19-10 11:52 AM   #66 
  - Now, that is a brilliant political strategy!!11!  Jackpine Radical   Feb-19-10 11:58 AM   #67 
  - He says it ever so casually, fuck the majority of Americans, and keep the rich, wealthy.  Jefferson23   Feb-19-10 11:59 AM   #68 
  - Our basic rights are called entitlements by that jackass  12AngryMen   Feb-19-10 12:19 PM   #72 
  - Without entitlements ...  GiveMeFreedom   Feb-19-10 12:30 PM   #73 
  - We've paid for these benefits so we are entitled to them. Period!  Better Believe It   Feb-19-10 12:32 PM   #74 
  - WTF? i mean WTF?  DesertFlower   Feb-19-10 12:38 PM   #75 
  - Dear Baby Boomers: Thanks for all the extra FICA taxes....  Junkdrawer   Feb-19-10 01:54 PM   #78 
  - Obama's chosen one  Bluenorthwest   Feb-19-10 02:08 PM   #80 
  - He's Obama's guy  lark   Feb-19-10 02:37 PM   #81 
  - The Bush administration set this up. This is what the Iraq War was  JDPriestly   Feb-19-10 02:55 PM   #83 
  - Who has the tar and who's bringing the feathers?  1monster   Feb-19-10 03:07 PM   #84 
  - perhaps some would like to "defend" this appointment? It was put forth by the Prez.  saracat   Feb-19-10 03:21 PM   #85 
  - Maybe a Continental Kitty will step up?  donco6   Feb-19-10 04:56 PM   #94 
  - Defense? Crickets???? I am waiting.  saracat   Feb-19-10 05:05 PM   #95 
  - This is a Continuation of the Policies  LarryNM   Feb-19-10 06:52 PM   #96 
  - Better, please help me understand this, because I was under the impression  Mike 03   Feb-19-10 07:00 PM   #98 
  - I haven't made any false allegations regarding Mr. Bernanke. Those are his words, not mine.  Better Believe It   Feb-19-10 07:31 PM   #106 
  - "That's where the money is"  Lyric   Feb-19-10 07:15 PM   #101 
  - I read it like:  Amonester   Feb-19-10 11:35 PM   #114 
  - Why is this sack of fuck still around?  TK421   Feb-19-10 07:26 PM   #105 
  - Thank Gawd for Bernanke!!  Foo Fighter   Feb-19-10 10:16 PM   #112 
  - Good luck.  penndragon69   Feb-20-10 12:26 AM   #116 
  - Bernanke needs to go and go NOW!  emsimon33   Feb-20-10 01:33 AM   #117 
  - When Social Security is abolished  sulphurdunn   Feb-20-10 07:06 PM   #120 
  - But that money is needed for the war department and Wall Street  Better Believe It   Feb-20-10 10:36 PM   #121 
  - Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles to lead panel on reducing U.S. budget deficits  lunasun   Feb-20-10 11:08 PM   #123 
 

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