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rhett o rick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-16-11 11:19 PM
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2. Thank you. k&r
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  -Republicans have ADMITTED that the RIGGING of CPI is a scam to slash your Social Security: Faryn Balyncd  Feb-16-11 10:30 PM   #0 
  - Always glad to k&R your OPs .-nt  Poboy   Feb-16-11 10:32 PM   #1 
  - Thank you. k&r  rhett o rick   Feb-16-11 11:19 PM   #2 
  - kicked and rec'd  Kaleva   Feb-16-11 11:20 PM   #3 
  - Used to being deserted. Now when are we going to stop them?  lonestarnot   Feb-16-11 11:32 PM   #4 
  - In addition Seniors basket of goods differs from the general public.  dkf   Feb-16-11 11:32 PM   #5 
  - K&R  JDPriestly   Feb-17-11 12:31 AM   #6 
  - Paying for war and tax cuts for the wealthy  The Wizard   Feb-17-11 03:02 AM   #7 
  - +1.  Overseas   Feb-18-11 07:39 AM   #51 
  - They have tried every tick in the book and some not to kill Social Security  liberal N proud   Feb-17-11 05:48 AM   #8 
  - Yep. Needs saying. Bears repeating.  DirkGently   Feb-17-11 06:10 AM   #9 
  - k  SpiralHawk   Feb-17-11 06:16 AM   #10 
  - Happy to K&R and bookmarked. Thank you for all your good work on this subject! (nt)  scarletwoman   Feb-17-11 06:17 AM   #11 
  - Here's to all the assholes who insisted prices weren't going up.  rucky   Feb-17-11 06:19 AM   #12 
  - And yet, people HERE have argued that the formula for COLA  ThomCat   Feb-17-11 06:30 AM   #13 
  - Thanks for posting this. I am bookmarking for future use.  PA Democrat   Feb-17-11 06:33 AM   #14 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Feb-17-11 06:39 AM   #15 
  - K & R  malaise   Feb-17-11 06:41 AM   #16 
  - K&R- Will the Democrats learn from anything?....looks dim....nt  old mark   Feb-17-11 06:50 AM   #17 
  - So by this argument....  katnapped   Feb-17-11 06:52 AM   #18 
  - Kicked and strongly recommended.  woo me with science   Feb-17-11 06:59 AM   #19 
  - CPI is not a cost of living index.  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 07:13 AM   #20 
  - Here is what SSA really says about the nature of the CPI and  Bluenorthwest   Feb-17-11 07:55 AM   #24 
     - The internet was a certainly a much better example.  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 08:05 AM   #25 
        - We differ greatly. And partly, I am amused to be talking to  Bluenorthwest   Feb-17-11 08:18 AM   #26 
           - OK. I'll look at it later. I didn't get what you were saying I guess.  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 08:28 AM   #29 
              - CPI, fyi, was started during WW1 by the Dept of Labor Statistics  Bluenorthwest   Feb-17-11 08:50 AM   #30 
              - No, read what SSA writes. They do not use CPI as a 'proxy'  Bluenorthwest   Feb-17-11 08:58 AM   #31 
                 - Approximated, proxy, whatever. You are picking nits and still don't understand  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 09:02 AM   #34 
  - Economists did not just go along with the CPI changes as one linked article claims.  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 07:26 AM   #21 
  - One last comment.  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 07:33 AM   #22 
  - I think people should go to SSA.gov and look up definitions  Bluenorthwest   Feb-17-11 08:21 AM   #28 
     - One more comment before I go.  Imperialism Inc.   Feb-17-11 08:58 AM   #32 
  - K&R!  bullwinkle428   Feb-17-11 07:37 AM   #23 
  - They will suck the poor remaining economy dry.. and then go after  annabanana   Feb-17-11 08:20 AM   #27 
  - I think Cheney did something with the CPI also.  Maineman   Feb-17-11 09:00 AM   #33 
  - Kicked and highly recommended...  Ghost in the Machine   Feb-17-11 09:15 AM   #35 
  - The word "chained" is a most appropriate adjective in describing this type of CPI.  Uncle Joe   Feb-17-11 09:26 AM   #36 
  - .  Poboy   Feb-17-11 10:35 AM   #37 
  - K&R ... That's MUST READ stuff!  Bozita   Feb-17-11 11:38 AM   #38 
  - fnaknr  nashville_brook   Feb-17-11 01:47 PM   #39 
  - K & R n/t  glinda   Feb-17-11 01:58 PM   #40 
  - "chained cpi" in effect measures spending, not prices.  unblock   Feb-17-11 05:09 PM   #41 
  - K&R  Enthusiast   Feb-17-11 05:18 PM   #42 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-17-11 05:21 PM   #43 
  - Kicked&Recommended!  butterfly77   Feb-17-11 05:31 PM   #44 
  - Republican=parasites  undergroundpanther   Feb-17-11 05:32 PM   #45 
  - Everyone knows republicans have no shame - they believe only in selfish, greed & money, opression  GreenTea   Feb-17-11 05:37 PM   #46 
  - Slimy lying republicans!  LaPera   Feb-17-11 05:40 PM   #47 
  - Most Excellent !!! - K & R !!!  WillyT   Feb-17-11 06:33 PM   #48 
  - ooops  fascisthunter   Feb-17-11 06:40 PM   #49 
  - K&R  hay rick   Feb-17-11 07:14 PM   #50 
 

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