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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-12 01:35 AM
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Speaking of the fiscal cliff (and who isn't?),
why is it that everyone uses the semi-scary phrase "going over the fiscal cliff" together with "cutting entitlements?"

Why not "going over the fiscal cliff" and "cutting safety nets?"

Inquiring minds already know.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-12 07:18 AM
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1. We can see from the carefully crafted public narrative
exactly where their hearts are. My question for die hard President Obama supporters is, "Why did the President appoint two known anti-New Deal zealots to head up the Simpson-Bowles deficit commission in the first place?"

http://www.nationofchange.org/how-kill-social-security-... And check out the comments section.

http://www.nationofchange.org/will-tim-geithner-lead-us...
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-28-12 09:31 AM
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2. Not only Bowles and Simpson, but also folks like Baucus and Ryan.
Good link, thanks. I have seen posters who identify themselves as Democrats praise means testing as a solution. (Solution to what, by the way? A system that has always supported itself?)
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