Peter Orszag says ". . . the best thing to do is (cut/reform) Social Security." November 7, Bloomberg Video [06:23]
Enact Fiscal Austerity With A Delay, Orszag Says
Here's my own "partial" transcript of Orszag's words:
"To get a significant debt limit increase, I think there's going to have to be some entitlement reform, as part of that.
If I were in the Administration, I think the single best thing to do (cut/reform) at this point, is Social Security.Read below the fold...
Last week, the Associated Press reported that White House officials – including Orszag – met early and often with a long list of health care industry lobbyists as the White House was developing its health care overhaul earlier this year. ...
...“I’m not aware of meeting requests from your group or from other (single payer groups),” Orszag said.
That is a brazen lie.
Attention Peter Orszag, if you were serious about fiscal responsibility, if that were your real concern, you would be pushing for a single payer health care system, which would save our country $350 BILLION a year.
If you say that is not politically realistic, that says you are not willing to put fiscal responsibility first, to say nothing of the well being of the American people. Read below the fold...