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BzaDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-12-10 09:41 PM
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10. His request that Warren lead the NEC is stupid. She has MUCH more power at the CPFB. The head of the
NEC is just an advisory position.
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  -Social Security: The Coming Cave-in laughingliberal  Dec-12-10 09:12 PM   #0 
  - "The right is playing a very cute game, congratulating Obama for the deal"  somone   Dec-12-10 09:16 PM   #1 
  - Yep--two years from now (if not sooner) he'll be making a speech  rocktivity   Dec-12-10 09:20 PM   #2 
  - I expect we'll see the fight when it comes time to vote to raise the debt ceiling. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 10:16 PM   #14 
  - dupe  stillwaiting   Dec-13-10 11:30 AM   #60 
  - My thoughts exactly. Obama will just "have to do it" or else it will be TEOTWAWKI!! nt  stillwaiting   Dec-13-10 11:31 AM   #61 
  - TEOTWAWKI?  TheEuclideanOne   Dec-13-10 12:49 PM   #68 
     - TEOTWAWKI  14thColony   Dec-13-10 01:30 PM   #74 
     - Thanks!  TheEuclideanOne   Dec-13-10 07:56 PM   #113 
     - YCHCYAQFTJB  Jackpine Radical   Dec-14-10 09:50 AM   #121 
  - Yupp.  jtown1123   Dec-13-10 12:58 PM   #71 
  - Yes, I think that's the "bloodbath" that Alan Simpson is anticipating n/t  freedom fighter jh   Dec-13-10 06:23 PM   #103 
  - Will that be before or after his other speech?  Dr.Phool   Dec-12-10 10:16 PM   #15 
  - I agree  MissDeeds   Dec-13-10 11:14 AM   #57 
  - Maybe he'll be able to get another extension of unemployment benefits  Jackpine Radical   Dec-12-10 10:54 PM   #24 
  - Excuse me? Maybe I misread your post. Please tell me,  Paper Roses   Dec-13-10 11:32 AM   #62 
  - I suspect sarcasm was in play...  JHB   Dec-13-10 01:57 PM   #80 
  - I'm deeply sympathetic to those whose major or only  Jackpine Radical   Dec-13-10 03:37 PM   #83 
  - re. short term gain for the unemployed.  molly77   Dec-13-10 06:42 PM   #104 
     - Yes.  Jackpine Radical   Dec-13-10 07:32 PM   #110 
     - Yes, molly77, that point laid to waste and highlighted the betrayal.  Poboy   Dec-13-10 08:00 PM   #114 
  - This is exactly what this is all about...pitting the seniors against  ooglymoogly   Dec-13-10 04:14 PM   #84 
     - as long as we are all...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-13-10 05:57 PM   #95 
  - I as about to let you have it...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-13-10 05:56 PM   #94 
     - I guess my sarcasm was a little obscure.  Jackpine Radical   Dec-13-10 07:34 PM   #111 
        - the best kind of sarcasm...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 12:08 AM   #118 
  - Perfect, except you forgot how he'll slam the "purity police"  Smashcut   Dec-13-10 01:44 PM   #79 
  - Another brilliant essay by Kuttner. Thanks for posting. k&r n/t  Laelth   Dec-12-10 09:24 PM   #3 
  - "It sure looked like he got rolled." I don't think he got rolled at all.  scarletwoman   Dec-12-10 09:28 PM   #4 
  - Yep, he is executing to the plan  somone   Dec-12-10 09:29 PM   #5 
  - Exactly right - the American people are the ones who've been rolled. nt  TBF   Dec-12-10 09:33 PM   #7 
  - Agree.  Individualist   Dec-12-10 10:46 PM   #23 
  - But Obama is the furthest-left President  Jackpine Radical   Dec-12-10 10:56 PM   #25 
  - If Obama were any further to the left, he would not be alive.  molly77   Dec-13-10 06:49 PM   #105 
     - That is possible.  Jackpine Radical   Dec-14-10 09:48 AM   #120 
  - No, this is who Obama really is, and quite a few people are finally waking up to it.  QC   Dec-13-10 08:26 AM   #47 
  - You said it..........  BlueJac   Dec-13-10 10:18 AM   #52 
  - And how...this IS who he is.  SugarShack   Dec-13-10 03:16 PM   #81 
  - There were plenty of clues back then, in those heady days of pretty speeches  QC   Dec-13-10 04:33 PM   #87 
     - The problem was, what choice did we have?  scarletwoman   Dec-13-10 07:39 PM   #112 
  - Indeed...it is who he really IS  SugarShack   Dec-13-10 03:18 PM   #82 
  - Well we don't have many choices here  tavalon   Dec-13-10 10:36 AM   #56 
  - I won't speak for SW....  awoke_in_2003   Dec-13-10 06:00 PM   #96 
  - No, I think he's always been a wolf in wolf's clothing, it's just that he was so very  scarletwoman   Dec-13-10 07:20 PM   #106 
  - Yep....he's  femrap   Dec-13-10 11:26 AM   #58 
  - but you know....  awoke_in_2003   Dec-13-10 06:00 PM   #97 
     - thanks for the laugh...  femrap   Dec-13-10 07:26 PM   #108 
        - Of course we can't get wine and beer...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 12:07 AM   #117 
           - Carlo Rossi  femrap   Dec-14-10 09:52 AM   #122 
  - exactly  fascisthunter   Dec-13-10 04:24 PM   #85 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Dec-12-10 09:30 PM   #6 
  - Today's Shoe cartoon. Deep down politicians are good people.  Dr.Phool   Dec-12-10 10:19 PM   #18 
  - LOL  leftstreet   Dec-12-10 10:26 PM   #19 
  - Lol! Thanks! nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 10:31 PM   #20 
  - OMG, I haven't seen Shoe in ages.  Jackpine Radical   Dec-12-10 10:59 PM   #26 
  - True!  midnight   Dec-13-10 12:04 PM   #66 
  - Obama and the Republicans or Obama and the Corporations/Banks/Insurance Cos n/t  WillYourVoteBCounted   Dec-12-10 09:34 PM   #8 
  - K & R Sometimes it takes a Democrat to achieve Republican goals.  Better Believe It   Dec-12-10 09:39 PM   #9 
  - Yep. Democrats would unite to fight this if it were a Republican trying it.  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 09:42 PM   #11 
  - Only Nixon could go to china...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-13-10 06:01 PM   #98 
  - Sometimes it takes a Democrat to achieve Republican goals.  DJ13   Dec-12-10 09:49 PM   #13 
     - A pattern that has become part of an  Enthusiast   Dec-12-10 10:40 PM   #21 
     - Yes, and...  dreamnightwind   Dec-13-10 04:45 AM   #36 
        - What gets me is how often  Enthusiast   Dec-13-10 05:13 AM   #37 
           - Yeah, I know  dreamnightwind   Dec-13-10 06:16 AM   #42 
           - I wouldn't trust H. Ford to count my pocket change.  lob1   Dec-13-10 01:20 PM   #72 
     - I was thinking that too when they trotted Clinton out to endorse the tax cuts nt  lunasun   Dec-12-10 11:06 PM   #28 
     - seems to be? it is the modus operandi and the raison d'etre of the democratic party.. nt  tomp   Dec-13-10 06:00 AM   #41 
  - His request that Warren lead the NEC is stupid. She has MUCH more power at the CPFB. The head of the  BzaDem   Dec-12-10 09:41 PM   #10 
  - What is it with you guys and your new attacks on Warren?  no limit   Dec-13-10 10:14 AM   #51 
     - Monday morning...  liberation   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #99 
  - This is Bushes  salinen   Dec-12-10 09:44 PM   #12 
  - you can do better.  dionysus   Dec-13-10 08:56 AM   #50 
     - I can  tavalon   Dec-13-10 08:29 PM   #115 
  - K&R....nt  old mark   Dec-12-10 10:18 PM   #16 
  - If I ran the household budget with this same mentality, my husband would think I was  pacalo   Dec-12-10 10:19 PM   #17 
  - The R's will pay him back for this over and over with many thanks and  RKP5637   Dec-12-10 10:46 PM   #22 
  - I think they've been clear what their intentions are. nt  laughingliberal   Dec-12-10 11:05 PM   #27 
  - Doesn't leave much to the imagination, does it ... n/t  RKP5637   Dec-12-10 11:31 PM   #32 
  - wish you were wrong too but not looking good!  lunasun   Dec-12-10 11:09 PM   #29 
  - things are getting ready to be very ugly...Krauthammer pats Obama on the back.  nashville_brook   Dec-12-10 11:09 PM   #30 
  - Well, if that doesn't tell the story...nt  laughingliberal   Dec-13-10 12:56 AM   #33 
  - Strongly agree on all points.  avaistheone1   Dec-12-10 11:12 PM   #31 
  - And the sad thing is that SS should not even be in the same  sabrina 1   Dec-13-10 01:21 AM   #34 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Dec-13-10 01:43 AM   #35 
  - If (WHEN) they touch SS, I won't give a shit about the Democratic Party, it's the future of  scarletwoman   Dec-13-10 05:31 AM   #38 
  - And when it DOES happen  katnapped   Dec-13-10 05:41 AM   #39 
  - How about: "It would be even worse with Republicans!"  Better Believe It   Dec-13-10 08:18 AM   #45 
  - There will also be many cries of "You never really loved him anyway!"  QC   Dec-13-10 08:23 AM   #46 
  - connecting the deficit and SS are pretty much sure signs.  xchrom   Dec-13-10 05:42 AM   #40 
  - Retirement has become an abstract concept for me  Goldstein1984   Dec-13-10 06:32 AM   #43 
  - This is so predictable  blindpig   Dec-13-10 07:58 AM   #44 
  - Love the dog and pony.  midnight   Dec-13-10 07:25 PM   #107 
  - K&R  pleah   Dec-13-10 08:52 AM   #48 
  - Excuse me..I am feeling very sick to my stomach..gotta go........  BrklynLiberal   Dec-13-10 08:55 AM   #49 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Dec-13-10 10:19 AM   #53 
  - As soon as he appointed Simpson and Bowles the fix was in - and Social Security is doomed.  Faygo Kid   Dec-13-10 10:25 AM   #54 
  - Rather than a so-called cave-in, it could be a "conspiracy" to dramatically increase the wage cap.  Hoyt   Dec-13-10 10:35 AM   #55 
  - It's more than Social Security  sulphurdunn   Dec-13-10 11:27 AM   #59 
  - They can take SS  JEB   Dec-13-10 11:40 AM   #63 
  - that's the plan  GinaMaria   Dec-13-10 12:56 PM   #70 
  - K&R #96.  David Zephyr   Dec-13-10 11:53 AM   #64 
  - apparently, the 'hostage' is co-operating w/the ReThugs  katty   Dec-13-10 12:02 PM   #65 
  - They don't seem to care that most "middle class retirees"  CLANG   Dec-13-10 12:36 PM   #67 
  - Obama specifically identified SS and Medicare as the "long term" "spending" issues to be dealt with.  DirkGently   Dec-13-10 12:53 PM   #69 
  - Obviously this is what Obama was sent in to "deal with" -- Anyone doubt it any longer???  defendandprotect   Dec-13-10 05:31 PM   #91 
  - Time to give the Middle-Class some breathing room  TatonkaJames   Dec-13-10 01:30 PM   #73 
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  - so basically, retiring will be impossible for me now. What a wonderful  fascisthunter   Dec-13-10 04:27 PM   #86 
  - HUGE K & R !!!  WillyT   Dec-13-10 04:41 PM   #88 
  - I voted for "Change"  Stoic   Dec-13-10 05:27 PM   #89 
  - What would it take for you to behave ....  defendandprotect   Dec-13-10 05:34 PM   #92 
  - IMO, it's the official announcement that the Democratic Party has been collapsed....  defendandprotect   Dec-13-10 05:29 PM   #90 
  - "benefits for the very poor would not be reduced"...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-13-10 05:54 PM   #93 
  - After the President's comments on NPR, ID'ing SS and Medicare as "future spending" to be addressed,  DirkGently   Dec-13-10 06:13 PM   #100 
  - You don't see it yet...  liberation   Dec-13-10 06:16 PM   #101 
  - So sue me: Once Obama made a crack about "not puling the plug on Granny," I figured him for not so  WinkyDink   Dec-13-10 06:19 PM   #102 
  - We are so fucked!  Seedersandleechers   Dec-13-10 07:30 PM   #109 
  - And all this will come to pass  WoodyM   Dec-13-10 09:00 PM   #116 
     - Sure is quick to sell us out, huh?  upi402   Dec-14-10 12:12 AM   #119 
 

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