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kenny blankenship Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-23-10 12:25 AM
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16. Consensus forming outside of Washington for cuts in politicians
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  -Consensus forming in among Washington politicians for cuts in "entitlements". Better Believe It  Nov-22-10 08:39 PM   #0 
  - "Just as long as we don't have to tax rich people!"  villager   Nov-22-10 08:40 PM   #1 
  - Quiet you! Tax cuts to the rich aren't an Entitlement. It's just something they're entitled to.  Bucky   Nov-23-10 05:13 AM   #21 
  - How lovely.  Zenlitened   Nov-22-10 08:44 PM   #2 
  - Transfers from workers to retirees aren't sustainable if a worker isn't making enough to support  dkf   Nov-22-10 09:25 PM   #7 
  - The government is free to fund any shortfalls.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-10 12:22 AM   #14 
  - Is that the incentive we should tout...pay social security to free up jobs for young people?  dkf   Nov-23-10 12:38 AM   #19 
     - We're giving trillions to the banks.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-10 04:40 AM   #20 
        - Keeping banks solvent keeps faith in our economic system.  dkf   Nov-23-10 02:01 PM   #23 
           - First, the banks are not currently solvent.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-10 04:12 PM   #28 
              - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Nov-24-10 02:28 AM   #32 
  - Keep the FICA tax where it is and raise the cap. SS is 100% solvent for the next 27 years and...  laughingliberal   Nov-24-10 02:01 AM   #31 
  - The first heading and what follows misses the point.  Igel   Nov-22-10 10:51 PM   #11 
     - You should read Galbraith's entire testimony.  girl gone mad   Nov-23-10 12:25 AM   #15 
     - What GGM said. - n/t  Zenlitened   Nov-23-10 05:32 PM   #29 
  - Well, how AARP's Novelli has changed his focus, apparently:  CurtEastPoint   Nov-22-10 08:44 PM   #3 
  - I'm sick to death of the dirtying of the word "entitlement"  Raine   Nov-22-10 08:48 PM   #4 
  - My mother retired 20 years ago.  Igel   Nov-22-10 10:33 PM   #8 
  - Raise the SS wage base ceiling.....  Historic NY   Nov-22-10 08:57 PM   #5 
  - That's what Obama is on the record as supporting.  pa28   Nov-23-10 12:26 AM   #17 
  - AARP and Novelli - IIRC GINGRICH's book had its forward written by Novelli  billlll   Nov-22-10 09:19 PM   #6 
  - I'm entitled to a war. But I would give it up to help cut the deficit. nt  postulater   Nov-22-10 10:46 PM   #9 
  - Tax the rich - they got us into this mess, duh.  grahamhgreen   Nov-22-10 10:50 PM   #10 
  - Jesus effing keerist!! I thought Becerra was on our side! n/t  eridani   Nov-22-10 11:07 PM   #12 
  - Boehner's comments are especially revealing.  pa28   Nov-22-10 11:10 PM   #13 
  - Consensus forming outside of Washington for cuts in politicians  kenny blankenship   Nov-23-10 12:25 AM   #16 
  - I can't even believe what direction this country is heading in. It is disgustingly sad.  Ted_White   Nov-23-10 12:35 AM   #18 
  - It's all about class.  Better Believe It   Nov-23-10 08:15 AM   #22 
  - This article is total HORSESHIT. Montgomery reveals her bias in this paragraph:  jtown1123   Nov-23-10 02:08 PM   #24 
     - Read the article. It's not about public opposition to cuts. It's about a  Better Believe It   Nov-23-10 02:16 PM   #25 
        - I did read the article, early this morning. I've been following  jtown1123   Nov-23-10 02:33 PM   #26 
        - Of course the big corporate media support the cuts. The point of the article is that  Better Believe It   Nov-23-10 11:02 PM   #30 
        - Also, why isn't it valid to get the consensus of the people?  jtown1123   Nov-23-10 02:37 PM   #27 
 

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