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jpak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-02-11 02:27 PM
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52. What part of "off the fucking table" don't you understand?
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  -QUESTION: What were the Social Secuirty benefits that were cut? uponit7771  Aug-02-11 02:03 PM   #0 
  - There weren't any... but I'm sure few people here want to admit that. nt  TheWraith   Aug-02-11 02:04 PM   #1 
  - Actually, you are wrong. They were cut some years ago.....  Alameda   Aug-02-11 02:10 PM   # 
     - I'm actually talking about since June of this year, I'll update the question  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:11 PM   #18 
     - Back in the late 70s my grandmother had to quit her P/T job in retail when she  kestrel91316   Aug-02-11 03:13 PM   #69 
  - NONE  elleng   Aug-02-11 02:06 PM   #2 
  - None.  sinkingfeeling   Aug-02-11 02:06 PM   #3 
  - ANSWER: None. nt  gateley   Aug-02-11 02:07 PM   #4 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Aug-02-11 02:07 PM   #5 
  - Please, people...lets be honest there would be knashing of teeth like it was here if NO benefits cut  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:07 PM   #6 
  - They will be proposed in the Special "Bipartisan" Committee. n/t  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:08 PM   #7 
  - This is the correct answer, none were cut at this moment  mrdmk   Aug-02-11 02:22 PM   #42 
     - Yep.  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:23 PM   #44 
  - I think the truest answer is "None, but not for lack of Obama's trying."  WinkyDink   Aug-02-11 02:08 PM   #8 
  - Wrong question - but you knew that  eleny   Aug-02-11 02:08 PM   #9 
  - Pray Tell, what is the "correct" question...thx in advance  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:08 PM   #12 
     - How vulnerable is Social Security because of the deal that was passed by Congress?  eleny   Aug-02-11 02:22 PM   #40 
        - Not a bad question....  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:02 PM   #65 
        - +10000000  Liberalynn   Aug-02-11 03:46 PM   #78 
  - Adding, I don't think there were any sneaky COLA adjustments, either. nt  gateley   Aug-02-11 02:08 PM   #10 
  - NONE....... yet  DJ13   Aug-02-11 02:08 PM   #11 
  - Isn't that a triggered committee? Regards  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:09 PM   #14 
     - Yes it is, but  DJ13   Aug-02-11 02:17 PM   #27 
  - I have not been able to find an itemized list, i even called reid's office. For sure, the COLA  grahamhgreen   Aug-02-11 02:09 PM   #13 
  - Bookmarked. Deferred until December.  CleanGreenFuture   Aug-02-11 02:10 PM   #15 
  - What does december have to do with anything? Regards  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:10 PM   #17 
     - I'll wait to see what happens with the Super Congress.  CleanGreenFuture   Aug-02-11 02:14 PM   #26 
     - Why did you ask the question right now then?  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:24 PM   #45 
  - There will probably be cuts in the Joint Committee recommendations. n/t  Unvanguard   Aug-02-11 02:10 PM   #16 
  - Not disputing that, you are likely correct, but that wasn't the question.  gateley   Aug-02-11 02:12 PM   #21 
     - Isn't SS and Medicare cordined off from benefit cuts?  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:14 PM   #25 
     - No. THe Super Congress can proposed cuts from anywhere they choose.  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:19 PM   #33 
     - Well, it's a misleading question then, isn't it. SS and Medicare are the Joint Committee's target  dpbrown   Aug-02-11 02:18 PM   #31 
     - I don't think the predictions were that they would pass, just outrage that they were proposed  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:18 PM   #32 
     - Well that, too, but plenty were convinced, and trying to  gateley   Aug-02-11 03:42 PM   #77 
     - That's only because the bulk of the debt reduction package was postponed until December.  Unvanguard   Aug-02-11 02:21 PM   #39 
  - There were none, of course. Such cuts have been predicted  MineralMan   Aug-02-11 02:11 PM   #19 
  - Thanks to Boehner turning down Obama's effort to cut them. n/t  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:28 PM   #53 
  - None at this point in time  Angry Dragon   Aug-02-11 02:11 PM   #20 
  - I thought I heard on NPR that SS and Medicare were "cordined off" by democrats? Regards  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:13 PM   #23 
     - No. Super Congress can propose cuts to SS and Medicare  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:19 PM   #34 
        - YOU ARE WRONG. Social Security is OUT and Medicare is only in on provider side. Nice try though.  KittyWampus   Aug-02-11 02:25 PM   #47 
           - No, you're wrong. You're getting ridiculous.  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:29 PM   #57 
  - Do you really think they will be protected in this coming malady?  Big Blue Marble   Aug-02-11 02:12 PM   #22 
  - I don't know, I want to access the credibility of bashers actually...to be honest  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 02:13 PM   #24 
     - Jabbing at other Du's doesn't seem like a wise strategy to me.  Big Blue Marble   Aug-02-11 02:23 PM   #43 
  - The cuts will be cumulative over 10 years due to jiggering the COLA  Warpy   Aug-02-11 02:17 PM   #28 
  - Would YOU put a gun to a senior citizens head, and then auto time the TRIGGER, and then say, "Well  LaydeeBug   Aug-02-11 02:17 PM   #29 
  - That gun wasn't at their heads the second conservatives took over the house? Regards  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:00 PM   #62 
  - There weren't any - nor cuts Medicare or VA benefits  jpak   Aug-02-11 02:17 PM   #30 
  - Nobody said there were. They will be proposed in Super Congress  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:20 PM   #36 
     - Again, your link PROVES YOU WRONG. Social Security is NOT included and Medicare is only on provider  KittyWampus   Aug-02-11 02:27 PM   #50 
     - No, the link proves me 100% right. SS, Medicare and Medicaid will be looked at in Super Committee  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 02:29 PM   #55 
     - What part of "off the fucking table" don't you understand?  jpak   Aug-02-11 02:27 PM   #52 
        - No, clearly you can't read. You are confusing the trigger with the Super Committee  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 03:22 PM   #72 
        - Why don't you test your reading skills now?  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 03:23 PM   #73 
  - Not a one. n/t  quiller4   Aug-02-11 02:20 PM   #35 
  - yet.. or maybe not at all.. none of us know how THIS BILL will affect SS.  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:25 PM   #46 
     - Social Security is NOT INCLUDED IN THIS BILL.  KittyWampus   Aug-02-11 02:27 PM   #51 
        - The super committee created by THIS BILL can't make cuts to SS? n/t  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:30 PM   #58 
  - We won't know until December. It's been kicked down the road is all.  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:20 PM   #37 
  - Not a single benefit was cut.  quiller4   Aug-02-11 02:20 PM   #38 
  - Because they kicked that can down the road.  CleanGreenFuture   Aug-02-11 02:22 PM   #41 
     - Because it's specifically NOT IN THE BILL. Except potentially Medicare on the provider side.  KittyWampus   Aug-02-11 02:28 PM   #54 
        - WRONG!! The bill includes a super committee making future cuts, that...  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:29 PM   #56 
           - My understanding was BENEFITS were off the table regardless of cost cuts. The question is about  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:01 PM   #64 
              - Sorry, that's not correct:  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 03:32 PM   #75 
                 - This doesn't say whether or not SS or medicade BENEFITS are cordined off just that there could be  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:52 PM   #80 
  - Better not be any! Obama tried to cut it, but as we all know SS has nothing to do with the debt!  B Calm   Aug-02-11 02:26 PM   #48 
  - Only thanks to Boehner and the tea party not accepting Obama's deal. n/t  Dawgs   Aug-02-11 02:27 PM   #49 
  - That decision was delayed and deferred to the Super Congress  Bluenorthwest   Aug-02-11 02:36 PM   #59 
  - I thought the "deal" avoided cuts to the big 3 now ...  dtexdem   Aug-02-11 02:54 PM   #60 
  - Read Obama was going to announce cuts in State of Union, then with catfood comm, then debt ceiling.  Hoyt   Aug-02-11 02:58 PM   #61 
  - Sounds bout right  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:00 PM   #63 
  - And do you deny that righteous outrage and calling stopped those proposals?  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 03:21 PM   #71 
     - Don't think it made much difference, but I'm glad folks bitched enough to move it to a better forum  Hoyt   Aug-02-11 03:31 PM   #74 
        - haha the catfood commission benefits raising is meaningless compared the other  jtown1123   Aug-02-11 03:33 PM   #76 
  - Liberal activists say, "You're welcome."  Zenlitened   Aug-02-11 03:06 PM   #66 
  - There are NONE. n/t  Tx4obama   Aug-02-11 03:07 PM   #67 
  - Shameless bump  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:13 PM   #68 
  - ALL OF THEM! AHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!  DFab420   Aug-02-11 03:20 PM   #70 
     - +1  uponit7771   Aug-02-11 03:47 PM   #79 
 

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