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Response to hedgehog (Reply #5)

Sat May 26, 2012, 09:59 PM

6. How about... privatized social security and made those tax cuts permanent

The filibuster without a doubt prevented W's scheme to hand social security over to wall street from passing congress. However, it is certainly possible that scheme would've never come to implementation after being overturned by subsequent congresses.

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