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SidDithers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-07-11 08:22 AM
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30. Unrecc'd by the "screaming is more fun" crowd...
K&R, especially the last 2 lines.

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  -Your SS benefits aren't going to be cut.... stop with the drama scheming daemons  Jul-07-11 08:08 AM   #0 
  - link? nt  xchrom   Jul-07-11 08:09 AM   #1 
  - You're totally wrong.  MannyGoldstein   Jul-07-11 08:10 AM   #2 
  - Show me anything in the WaPo or NYT articles that indicates that  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 08:11 AM   #7 
  - Never negotiate with a terrorist (or a Republican)  Eddie Haskell   Jul-07-11 12:16 PM   #56 
  - apparently to some 'change' means 'cut'....  Whisp   Jul-07-11 08:10 AM   #3 
  - So your contention is that "change" when applied to entitlements means "increase"  Fumesucker   Jul-07-11 08:11 AM   #9 
     - or cut down on the waste. could be that too  Whisp   Jul-07-11 08:52 AM   #35 
     - change doesn't mean less- it means different.  Bluerthanblue   Jul-07-11 12:09 PM   #50 
        - Well, I'm sure that any changes will be for the better..  Fumesucker   Jul-07-11 01:11 PM   #58 
           - I'm not- sometimes change has to happen and it doesn't really  Bluerthanblue   Jul-07-11 01:28 PM   #60 
  - Wrong,  MadHound   Jul-07-11 08:10 AM   #4 
  - How odd. No response.  Marr   Jul-07-11 11:39 AM   #45 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 08:10 AM   #5 
  - Means testing will sound the death knell for SS..  Fumesucker   Jul-07-11 08:11 AM   #6 
  - Means testing means rich get lesser benefit, that's all  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 08:11 AM   #8 
     - Where is AFDC?  Fumesucker   Jul-07-11 08:12 AM   #12 
     - AFDC isn't something that people pay into directly with an expected return... apples and oranges  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 08:16 AM   #19 
        - Apparently you've not heard about the payroll tax holiday..  Fumesucker   Jul-07-11 08:20 AM   #28 
     - Being forced to pay into a program that is means tested, resulting in some receiving a reduced  NorthCarolina   Jul-07-11 08:56 AM   #36 
     - What worries me is how you determine who is rich ...  spin   Jul-07-11 11:34 AM   #43 
  - The GOP is never in a political bind.  bluethruandthru   Jul-07-11 08:11 AM   #10 
  - If what you say is it, then no problem. But that's not what the WaHoPo and NYT articles imply.  Pholus   Jul-07-11 08:12 AM   #11 
  - how do you know what they are proposing?  WI_DEM   Jul-07-11 08:13 AM   #13 
  - How Do the Drama Queens?  DarthDem   Jul-07-11 08:14 AM   #16 
  - And if you're wrong?  atreides1   Jul-07-11 08:14 AM   #14 
  - It will be defended tooth and nail, just like the bush-Obama tax cuts.  tekisui   Jul-07-11 08:16 AM   #20 
     - I don't defend the tax cuts.. we should've let them expire last year  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 08:18 AM   #23 
  - Mmmmmm......chess!  StandingInLeftField   Jul-07-11 08:14 AM   #15 
  - How do you know? I'll take the recommended wait and see.  tekisui   Jul-07-11 08:15 AM   #17 
  - What you fail to understand is that its the "Drama" that stops the cuts  ThomWV   Jul-07-11 08:16 AM   #18 
  - "The docile always lose, always." - I thought that quote should be in a headline  GOTV   Jul-07-11 11:37 AM   #44 
  - So, we should WAIT to find out if we're fucked? Bullshit!  CleanGreenFuture   Jul-07-11 08:16 AM   #21 
  - "nothing at all is going to change." Now there's a slogan.  rug   Jul-07-11 08:16 AM   #22 
  - Cutting Social Security and Medicare is unaccpecable...  Ozymanithrax   Jul-07-11 08:19 AM   #24 
  - Longer life-spans doesn't mean people  liskddksil   Jul-07-11 08:19 AM   #25 
  - I was under the impression that these change were a long time coming...  Walk away   Jul-07-11 08:20 AM   #26 
  - Go ahead, Obama - embrace that Third Rail. This is political suicide.  leveymg   Jul-07-11 08:20 AM   #27 
  - Americans aren't living longer. We're just more likely to live to adulthood.  Ian David   Jul-07-11 08:21 AM   #29 
  - Unrecc'd by the "screaming is more fun" crowd...  SidDithers   Jul-07-11 08:22 AM   #30 
  - White House official pushes back that it wont be making a grand offer on Social Security.  Ian David   Jul-07-11 08:32 AM   #31 
  - Ahhhh. Luke. Come to the dark side.  Jakes Progress   Jul-07-11 08:37 AM   #32 
  - I'm sure you will be back here in a few days  Aerows   Jul-07-11 08:44 AM   #33 
  - I'm here every day  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 12:12 PM   #52 
  - Awww, that's cute  BeFree   Jul-07-11 08:48 AM   #34 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-07-11 09:04 AM   #37 
  - Going Off Half-Cocked Is A DU Tradition, Sir.  Yavin4   Jul-07-11 09:07 AM   #38 
  - So raising the retirement age helps people how?  Capitalocracy   Jul-07-11 09:08 AM   #39 
  - Got it. Obama and the Repugs are really screwing us for our own good.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-07-11 09:45 AM   #40 
  - he's not going to extend the bush tax cuts for the wealthy.... stop the drama  frylock   Jul-07-11 11:24 AM   #41 
  - Stop being a drama queen.  Rex   Jul-07-11 11:34 AM   #42 
  - What on earth makes you believe they'll lift the cap?  rucky   Jul-07-11 11:41 AM   #46 
  - That's what will be proposed by Obama and Dems.... whether it happens or not will remain to be seen  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 12:17 PM   #57 
  - There is no use...  SkyDaddy7   Jul-07-11 11:41 AM   #47 
  - Means testing turns the program from an insurance program to a welfare program.  LiberalAndProud   Jul-07-11 11:55 AM   #48 
  - Raising the age is a huge cut and 67 is already too much.  newportdadde   Jul-07-11 12:02 PM   #49 
  - I'm a gray warrior, sonny! Don't mess wid my SS. I'll Twitter yer ass off, ya whippersnapper!!  Major Hogwash   Jul-07-11 12:12 PM   #51 
  - Alright... now that was downright funny.  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 12:13 PM   #53 
  - News flash: Means testing would open the program up for privatization, raising the age is a cut  jtown1123   Jul-07-11 12:13 PM   #54 
  - Raising the age has been done to you already...  scheming daemons   Jul-07-11 12:16 PM   #55 
     - Already raised in the 80s  LiberalAndProud   Jul-07-11 01:18 PM   #59 
  - Locking  cbayer   Jul-07-11 01:44 PM   #61 

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