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bobbolink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-13-10 10:39 AM
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14. Are you going to take care of all the people left high and dry after SS is gone?
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  -Willaim Greider: President Obama Threatens Social Security Better Believe It  Dec-13-10 10:20 AM   #0 
  - If it isn't Obama's intention, then why is he doing it? /nt  still_one   Dec-13-10 10:22 AM   #1 
  - same reason HE, by executive order,  Carolina   Dec-13-10 02:18 PM   #30 
  - Every time the middle class and poor get a tax cut, their wages drop.  fasttense   Dec-14-10 04:01 AM   #62 
  - +1 nt  femrap   Dec-14-10 09:33 AM   #80 
  - Good analysis.  chimpymustgo   Dec-14-10 10:41 AM   #96 
  - When O says something in his Dem Kabuki masque;  ooglymoogly   Dec-14-10 09:40 AM   #83 
  - good question. be prepared to be eviscerated by the 'good dem'  roguevalley   Dec-13-10 11:09 PM   #39 
  - come on, now...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 12:58 AM   #52 
     - okey dokey. :-D  roguevalley   Dec-14-10 03:13 AM   #61 
  - It IS Obama's intention...  ProudDad   Dec-13-10 11:10 PM   #40 
  - Bill Clinton, maybe. nt  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 12:58 AM   #53 
     - more like ronniey ray-gun.nt  Javaman   Dec-14-10 08:47 AM   #74 
  - he is doing it...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 12:57 AM   #51 
  - As Curly from the Three Stooges would say:  Cherchez la Femme   Dec-14-10 02:44 AM   #60 
  - absolutely - he and his advisors know exactly the repercussions of this  DrDan   Dec-14-10 04:02 AM   #63 
  - recommend  Poboy   Dec-13-10 10:23 AM   #2 
  - And this:  kentuck   Dec-13-10 10:23 AM   #3 
  - "Complicit"-...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 01:00 AM   #54 
  - Agree! This is the most dangerous  Echotrail   Dec-13-10 10:25 AM   #4 
  - This tax cut using SS is dangerous on many levels  ooglymoogly   Dec-14-10 09:48 AM   #84 
  - Exactly. Roosevelt is turning over in his grave. We will eventually  sirthomas66   Dec-14-10 09:50 AM   #85 
  - The silent unreccers are hitting this one hard.  Poboy   Dec-13-10 10:26 AM   #5 
  - Thank you for reminding me --- Rec'd  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 10:38 AM   # 
     - me 2- Rec.  emilyg   Dec-14-10 12:36 AM   #50 
  - More la-la land predictions.  jaxx   Dec-13-10 10:28 AM   #6 
  - It's been la la land for 30 years now........  BlueJac   Dec-13-10 10:33 AM   #8 
  - 30 years...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 01:01 AM   #55 
  - Greider is probably the wisest person writing on economic issues today..  kentuck   Dec-13-10 10:34 AM   #9 
  - You're right, I do discount him.  jaxx   Dec-13-10 10:38 AM   #12 
     - Are you going to take care of all the people left high and dry after SS is gone?  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 10:39 AM   #14 
     - Are you going to give me the bill # to read?  jaxx   Dec-13-10 10:45 AM   #17 
        - There are many reliable and much more knowledgeable folks who say otherwise.  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 12:22 PM   #26 
        - The 2% cut to Social Security taxes is the first step toward  JDPriestly   Dec-14-10 12:04 AM   #47 
        - Isn't it interesting how this proposal came out AFTER the election?  Javaman   Dec-14-10 08:55 AM   #75 
        - The damage would have been even worse than it actually  sirthomas66   Dec-14-10 10:40 AM   #95 
        - The question is: does he care? I doubt seriously if he planned  sirthomas66   Dec-14-10 09:55 AM   #87 
           - I did hear about that,  disillusioned73   Dec-14-10 10:13 AM   #90 
        - "SS isn't going to be gone"  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 01:02 AM   #56 
        - They're just going to slowly starve it to death.  neverforget   Dec-14-10 10:21 AM   #93 
     - They may know more than you. Have you considered that possibility?  Better Believe It   Dec-13-10 02:10 PM   #29 
        - forget that one  Skittles   Dec-14-10 02:40 AM   #59 
        - of course not. obama, hyper-chessmaster in-chief knows more than anybody....  tomp   Dec-14-10 05:29 AM   #65 
           - and we mere mortals cannot understand his infinite wisdom or his  bluethruandthru   Dec-14-10 05:45 AM   #66 
              - yes, but who will save us from him? nt  tomp   Dec-15-10 05:12 AM   #104 
  - Pundit?  ipaint   Dec-13-10 10:44 AM   #16 
  - Thank you.  kentuck   Dec-13-10 10:45 AM   #18 
  - They don't want the truth to spread so they smear people who have long histories of not only  ipaint   Dec-13-10 10:50 AM   #20 
     - Social Security hasn't been dismantled.  jaxx   Dec-13-10 11:18 AM   #22 
        - I said...  ipaint   Dec-13-10 11:24 AM   #24 
        - I've been voting since 1968, I've seen it all.  jaxx   Dec-13-10 11:52 AM   #25 
           - the reagan-era deforms of SS were thought up by a bipartisan commision & voted into existence  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 02:46 PM   #31 
        - Cutting the payroll tax is just one part of the assault n/t  eridani   Dec-13-10 04:21 PM   #32 
  - So he's been jerking chains for 40 years?  jaxx   Dec-13-10 10:47 AM   #19 
     - Up is down, black is white, the facts are yanking chains...  ipaint   Dec-13-10 10:53 AM   #21 
     - and don't forget...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-14-10 01:05 AM   #57 
     - dupe... wrong place nt  ipaint   Dec-13-10 11:22 AM   #23 
  - More paid corporate spewing.  Hardrada   Dec-13-10 11:12 PM   #41 
  - You said it.  Bluebear   Dec-14-10 12:06 AM   #48 
  - Obama's tax cut compromise will move money that, without the 2% cut, would to into  JDPriestly   Dec-14-10 12:01 AM   #46 
  - Thank you. Nice post. nt  Enthusiast   Dec-14-10 07:54 AM   #73 
  - So in other words...  Javaman   Dec-14-10 09:02 AM   #76 
  - +1 nt  femrap   Dec-14-10 09:38 AM   #81 
  - William Greider a pundit?  Le Taz Hot   Dec-14-10 05:54 AM   #67 
  - Yet, you didn't offer any arguments for your opinion.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-14-10 10:17 AM   #91 
     - Never does. nt  Bluebear   Dec-15-10 11:27 AM   #106 
  - K&R  BlueJac   Dec-13-10 10:32 AM   #7 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Dec-13-10 10:36 AM   #10 
  - Emailing this to everyone I know! Kick & Rec!  jannyk   Dec-13-10 10:37 AM   #11 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-10 10:38 AM   #13 
  - the "Trojan horse" now has a face.  bobbolink   Dec-13-10 10:40 AM   #15 
     - This idea has cartoon potential.  Poboy   Dec-13-10 01:35 PM   #28 
  - I brought this up last Monday and no one thought anything about it...  WCGreen   Dec-13-10 12:25 PM   #27 
  - I too have been shouting this from the rooftops for a week. Some more Info:  jtown1123   Dec-14-10 09:39 AM   #82 
  - In a year from now, the voices in congress calling for  sad sally   Dec-13-10 04:38 PM   #33 
  - First they will call for various cuts in benefits to make Social Security "solvent".  Better Believe It   Dec-13-10 07:55 PM   #34 
  - -  Poboy   Dec-13-10 08:07 PM   #35 
  - Most idiotic idea I've ever heard from a dem. Never seen such shortsighted bullshit unless it is  lonestarnot   Dec-13-10 08:16 PM   #36 
  - Its really hard to come to any other conclusion. -nt  Poboy   Dec-14-10 10:01 AM   #88 
  - K&R  leftstreet   Dec-13-10 08:58 PM   #37 
  - Rec  Goldstein1984   Dec-13-10 10:41 PM   #38 
  - Big K&R -- Greider knows what he's talking about...  ProudDad   Dec-13-10 11:13 PM   #42 
  - And this is something that the repubs didn't ask for  zalinda   Dec-13-10 11:19 PM   #43 
  - K&R  hay rick   Dec-13-10 11:43 PM   #44 
  - Kick one more time for the best economic analyst in America...  kentuck   Dec-13-10 11:54 PM   #45 
  - This should be an alarm clock for us, a loud one  upi402   Dec-14-10 12:08 AM   #49 
     - The warning sirens have been blaring since the day after the '08 election -- !!!  defendandprotect   Dec-14-10 01:14 PM   #101 
  - I trust William Greider's take on this issue.  avaistheone1   Dec-14-10 02:08 AM   #58 
  - this part is extremely poor logic:  tomp   Dec-14-10 05:25 AM   #64 
  - Yeah, that struck me, too. Hasn't Grieder figured out by now that what Obama says  scarletwoman   Dec-14-10 06:19 AM   #68 
  - +1000.  grahamhgreen   Dec-14-10 06:30 AM   #70 
  - True.  Poboy   Dec-14-10 11:20 AM   #98 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-14-10 06:28 AM   #69 
  - +1,000  LWolf   Dec-14-10 07:30 AM   #71 
  - Allowing ALL the tax cuts to expire  Enthusiast   Dec-14-10 07:45 AM   #72 
  - It can't even exist under our current structure and will become one  sirthomas66   Dec-14-10 09:31 AM   #78 
  - I have said this every day since the tax package was introduced. Yesterday  sirthomas66   Dec-14-10 09:27 AM   #77 
  - I really didn't think  femrap   Dec-14-10 09:32 AM   #79 
  - This "tax cut" is a poison pill on many levels  ooglymoogly   Dec-14-10 09:55 AM   #86 
  - This whole sorted mess..  disillusioned73   Dec-14-10 10:01 AM   #89 
  - "Sordid" n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-14-10 10:19 AM   #92 
  - Jesus endorses social darwinism?  wilbureduke   Dec-14-10 10:29 AM   #94 
  - And this is a man that sat in Rev. Wright's church for years.  Poboy   Dec-14-10 10:48 AM   #97 
     - As we can now all see, Obama hasn't only turned his back on Rev. Wright.  Better Believe It   Dec-14-10 12:32 PM   #99 
  - ... differences between the two parties seem to be fading ever faster .....!!  defendandprotect   Dec-14-10 01:10 PM   #100 
  - Just want to mention this, however --  defendandprotect   Dec-14-10 01:38 PM   #102 
  - Tried and true since NAFTA/Clinton.  Poboy   Dec-14-10 03:11 PM   #103 
     - So true ... !!  defendandprotect   Dec-15-10 01:47 PM   #107 
  - When the rest of society wakes up, it will be too late. nt  BlueIris   Dec-15-10 09:47 AM   #105 
  - .  Poboy   Dec-15-10 03:38 PM   #108 
  - Kick  Scurrilous   Dec-15-10 03:57 PM   #109 
 

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