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The Grand Bargain

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Six Facts About The Grand Bargain, "Third Way" Memo [November 2012]

Thought some of you might find this Third Way "Grand Bargain" Memo interesting.
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Remember "The Old Days," Before Social Security

Social Security Card - Illustration
Social Security Card -- Illustration
Illustration: 3D Social Security Card. SSA# 000-00-000, This number has been established for Jane Doe.
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Can You Say, "I've Been Punk'd." (Revised)

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Joe Biden - Caricature
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Remember all the jubilation in the "progressive community" after VP Biden's trip to the Coffee Break Cafe in Stuart, Virginia. According to the White House pool report, when a diner there said, "I’m glad you all are not talking about doing anything with Social Security," Mr. Biden responded: "Hey, by the way, let’s talk about Social Security. Number one, I guarantee you, flat guarantee you, there will be no changes in Social Security. I flat guarantee you." Read below the fold...

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Bowles-Simpson Cuts Majority, or 60% of "Very Low" Earners ($10,771) Retiring At Age 65

Here's the Strengthen Social Security website.

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“If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilsonafter claiming "to reduce poverty among the very poor." Read below the fold...

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Please "Retweet Me!"

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[Updated Friday, 10/26, To "Correct" Link] The Grand Bargain--President Obama Declares, "It Will Probably Be Messy. It Won't Be Pleasant."

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Tweak Tweak, Will the Lame Duck Congress of 2012 tweak on Social Security and Medicare? DonkeyHotey's photostream, Flickr

(The second link now correctly links to Editor Rick Green's piece. My apology for the duplicate links.)

If you thought things were bad, think again. They're about to get a lot worse.

Dateline: Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Phone interview with Editor and Publisher of the Des Moines Register newspaper. [Note: The day AFTER the third and final Presidential Debate.]

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