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View Diary: President Obama's Opening Move: Raise $1.6 Trillion In New Tax Revenue From The Wealthy (222 comments)

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  •  There are two changes (1+ / 0-)
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    that are good:
    a minimum benefit that would increase faster than inflation
    a progressivity calulation that would have those below the 50% median see their benefits rise faster than those above it.

    There is also a proposed change that would allow those who weee less healthy to collect benefits before 67.

    In my experience most people have not read the recommendations.  I mentioned most of what is in your quote in my original comment.

    I am not for Simpson Bowles - I am just saying not every idea in it is terrible.

    The bitter truth of deep inequality has been disguised by an era of cheap imported goods and the anyone-can-make-it celebrity myth - Polly Toynbee

    by fladem on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 05:32:36 AM PST

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