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Fri Jun 8, 2012, 11:04 PM Jun 2012

Are you willing to compromise on Social Security and Medicare? [View all]

They had better watch how they talk to me about Social Security and Medicare....I'm their worst nightmare....I'm a senior on steroids....I'll drool and bleed all over them.

I'm not willing to give up one red cent of my Social Security or Medicare so that the richer can get richer. How about you?

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No, I'm not willing to compromise.
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Yes, I'm willing to compromise.
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The ONLY way I would compromise Politicalboi Jun 2012 #1
No. I'm on both now and it's getting virgogal Jun 2012 #2
Especially A Republican Non-Compromise Compromise SoutherDem Jun 2012 #3
NO. Raise the fucking cap, tax the wealthy... WorseBeforeBetter Jun 2012 #4
EXACTLY right! n/t CaliforniaPeggy Jun 2012 #5
Exactly... rubluetoo Jun 2012 #6
Where is Hell is the HELL NO! option? RC Jun 2012 #7
I was hunting for the "Fuck No!!!!" option and compromised all the way to no TheKentuckian Jun 2012 #13
Same here. nm rhett o rick Jun 2012 #24
In that case, how about a 'Hell Fuck NO!" option! RC Jun 2012 #28
You beat me to the post. nt raccoon Jun 2012 #46
I would not compromise unless it was to increase benefits and raise the cap our party however.. Dragonfli Jun 2012 #8
They are raging triangulators. And it's working. MannyGoldstein Jun 2012 #12
It is nuts, I think they either no longer want actual Democrats (paleo if you will) or think we are Dragonfli Jun 2012 #16
Is Congress willing to give up their luxury medical coverage? Thinkingabout Jun 2012 #9
The problem: what to do when both parties are fighting hard to slash 'em? MannyGoldstein Jun 2012 #10
I take it Manny that you have seen the Democratic plans to cut them then? I have as well Dragonfli Jun 2012 #11
Sleazy, prevaricating swine. MannyGoldstein Jun 2012 #17
Disgusting ... TBF Jun 2012 #25
If you keep posting that link they will have to change nom de plume's again, remember when Dragonfli Jun 2012 #36
The Koch's bother's father was, of course, one of the founders of the right-wing John Birch Society. AnotherMcIntosh Jun 2012 #43
both parties are funded mainly by corporate & finance donors, though. third way isn't unique. HiPointDem Jun 2012 #47
Yup, it's good to point that out - TBF Jun 2012 #48
In short, "Our plan makes roughly two dollars in BENEFIT REDUCTIONS for every one dollar in AnotherMcIntosh Jun 2012 #35
They appear to like that idea yes, I imagine it will give their confidence fairy a boner as well. Dragonfli Jun 2012 #37
Both parties? RC Jun 2012 #29
Good point, but we do appear to have two different marketing campaigns, do you like Coke or Pepsi? Dragonfli Jun 2012 #30
Why should we? Rosa Luxemburg Jun 2012 #14
The Repukes are deathly afraid of seniors aint_no_life_nowhere Jun 2012 #15
If only our own party were deathly afraid of seniors. Dragonfli Jun 2012 #18
Ask again after Obama gives away the store. kenny blankenship Jun 2012 #19
prescient analysis /nt Dragonfli Jun 2012 #21
Depends on what we get. nt Cant trust em Jun 2012 #20
What would be worth it? Also, how much do we get for each impoverished and/or dead senior? Dragonfli Jun 2012 #22
It doesn't matter if we are willing. The ruling class makes those decisions. We don't have a say. mmonk Jun 2012 #23
No! & Not just for seniors, but to protect Social Security & Expand Medicare for all future patrice Jun 2012 #26
Nope.... No compromise on programs that prevent poverty and promote health.... midnight Jun 2012 #27
Nice to see there are a few things we all agree on. limpyhobbler Jun 2012 #31
If I want to please some who hold themselves out as more-Democratic-than-thou, yes, I would be AnotherMcIntosh Jun 2012 #32
I'm open to compromising toward improving/expanding them. MrSlayer Jun 2012 #33
As long as the Wall Street criminals walk free tosh Jun 2012 #34
Absolutely not! Lugnut Jun 2012 #38
Excellent post. nt TBF Jun 2012 #49
I'd compromise by expanding each program 25% instead of 26% harun Jun 2012 #39
No... awoke_in_2003 Jun 2012 #40
Not only No but HELL NO! hobbit709 Jun 2012 #41
We have been compromising on cuts to safety net programs for too long. Jamaal510 Jun 2012 #42
Absoulutely not. n/t DLevine Jun 2012 #44
So where is FUCK NO!!!!!! n/t eridani Jun 2012 #45
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