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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-25-10 07:45 PM
Response to Reply #36
38. Social Security has nothing whatsoever to do with debt.. And Ireland
--had no debt. In fact it was a conservative and IMF poster child until their real estate bubble crashed. The sociopathich bankster fuckers recognize no difference between Ireland and Greece.
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  -Rep. Lloyd Doggett: Obama/GOP tax deal puts Social Security "at grave risk" brentspeak  Dec-24-10 11:38 PM   #0 
  - Social Securitys dedicated funding base is jeopardized by this deal" Well,  ProSense   Dec-24-10 11:41 PM   #1 
  - What the hell does your link have to do with my OP?  brentspeak   Dec-24-10 11:46 PM   #2 
  - You're asking what the payroll tax has to  ProSense   Dec-24-10 11:49 PM   #4 
  - Where in my post did I ask "what the payroll tax has to do with the 'spin' about Social Security'?  brentspeak   Dec-24-10 11:55 PM   #6 
  - The point of this is to muddy up the water  hulka38   Dec-25-10 12:06 AM   #10 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-25-10 12:31 AM   #19 
        - It won't.  emilyg   Dec-25-10 12:33 AM   #20 
  - Your link does not counter this claim. n/t  hulka38   Dec-24-10 11:48 PM   #3 
     - "If this provision is made permanent"  ProSense   Dec-24-10 11:50 PM   #5 
        - Again, your link does not counter this claim -  hulka38   Dec-24-10 11:57 PM   #7 
        - Actually, it does. Here's a summation  ProSense   Dec-25-10 12:07 AM   #11 
           - Did anyone argue that, for this single upcoming fiscal year, SS's funding is threatened?  brentspeak   Dec-25-10 12:20 AM   #16 
           - Being paid for out of the general fund is precisely  hulka38   Dec-25-10 12:28 AM   #18 
              - Punctuating your argument with an insult doesn't make it valid.  ProSense   Dec-25-10 12:33 AM   #21 
                 - That's your opinion.  hulka38   Dec-25-10 12:41 AM   #22 
        - Playing dumb?  brentspeak   Dec-25-10 12:01 AM   #8 
           - "It's not permanent now. "  ProSense   Dec-25-10 12:03 AM   #9 
              - This will not be side tracked to a discussion about the word "permanent"  hulka38   Dec-25-10 12:12 AM   #12 
              - Let me  ProSense   Dec-25-10 12:15 AM   #13 
              - It's "dumb" to speculate on what the GOP itself has admitted it will try to do?  brentspeak   Dec-25-10 12:15 AM   #14 
                 - The GOP  ProSense   Dec-25-10 12:19 AM   #15 
                    - "GOP vows to block legislation UNTIL TAX INCREASES ARE RESOLVED"  brentspeak   Dec-25-10 12:27 AM   #17 
                    - No, No it is not.  jannyk   Dec-25-10 12:53 AM   #23 
  - Social Security is ALREADY in big trouble  golfguru   Dec-25-10 02:16 AM   #24 
  - Repuke bullshit that we have been hearing for 75 years  eridani   Dec-25-10 04:27 AM   #25 
  - The PIGS thought they were safe also  golfguru   Dec-25-10 12:43 PM   #36 
     - Social Security has nothing whatsoever to do with debt.. And Ireland  eridani   Dec-25-10 07:45 PM   #38 
        - Right, but the debt has everything to do with Social Security  golfguru   Dec-25-10 08:18 PM   #39 
           - T-Bills happen to be more than IOUs  eridani   Dec-26-10 02:49 AM   #41 
  - Stark and brutal right wing talking points.  Enthusiast   Dec-25-10 12:21 PM   #32 
  - I absolutely agree on bringing ALL TROOPS HOME  golfguru   Dec-25-10 12:35 PM   #34 
  - If the United States refuses to honor its Treasury bills...  ljm2002   Dec-25-10 12:25 PM   #33 
     - To honor your debt, you need to be solvent  golfguru   Dec-25-10 12:37 PM   #35 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Dec-25-10 04:37 AM   #26 
  - K&R  Enthusiast   Dec-25-10 07:55 AM   #27 
  - Absolutely right! K&R  COLGATE4   Dec-25-10 10:27 AM   #30 
  - Doggett had been demagoguing this issue to death  Still a Democrat   Dec-25-10 10:07 AM   #28 
  - Someone who posts under the name "Still A Democrat" terms Llloyd Doggett a "demagogue"?  brentspeak   Dec-25-10 11:41 AM   #31 
     - Most Democrats support the compromise  Still a Democrat   Dec-25-10 04:38 PM   #37 
        - Please change your avatar  brentspeak   Dec-25-10 10:38 PM   #40 
           - The holiday is being reimbursed by the general fund  Still a Democrat   Dec-26-10 11:28 AM   #42 
              - Hard to tell if you're simply 'playing dumb'  brentspeak   Dec-26-10 11:46 AM   #43 
                 - The general fund owes SS $4 trillion  Still a Democrat   Dec-26-10 03:06 PM   #44 
  - Operative word here is 'IF.'  flpoljunkie   Dec-25-10 10:11 AM   #29 
 

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