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  •  Yes, and she was smiling and nodding (2+ / 0-)
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    PhilJD, inclusiveheart

    and looked generally quite happy with this potential outcome.  She said, "We have to do it."  Not much wiggle room there.

    "It's called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it." ~ George Carlin

    by vigilant meerkat on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 11:59:01 AM PST

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    •  Are we all supposed to pretend this fix wasn't (2+ / 0-)
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      vigilant meerkat, polecat

      in weeks ago?

      "Furthermore, if you think this would be the very very last cut ever if we let it happen, you are a very confused little rabbit." cai

      by JesseCW on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 12:25:51 PM PST

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      •  Apparently so (3+ / 0-)
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        inclusiveheart, whaddaya, polecat

        As I recall, Nancy was out and about last week or the week before or maybe both, insisting that SS should not be on the table.  Now, she is nodding and smiling about putting it on the chopping block.  And anyone who thinks it will stop with a chained cpi is nuts.

        "It's called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it." ~ George Carlin

        by vigilant meerkat on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 12:39:13 PM PST

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