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riderinthestorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-20-11 04:56 PM
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6. Defaulting on Social Security obligations would ensure Rethugs stay in power for a generation
if not forever.

While Obama may not be particularly beholden to SS recipients, it would be party suicide to let SS be raided while Wall Street skates again.

Suicide.

I just don't see it. If/when it comes down to Wall St. vs. SS recipients, Obama's gotta side with SS imho. I'm a deep cynic who doesn't trust this Admin very much anyway but even I believe he'll step up and face down Wall Street and get them to do the heavy lifting with the Rethugs to force the debt ceiling to be raised.
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