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  •  Don't forget, this is only round one. And Dems (0+ / 0-)

    repeatedly chant that "everything is on the table."

    I suspect that this is the one truth that they all tell.

    This is the first cut offered up, because it is the most obscure and confusing.

    Just look at the conversations here, LOL!

    •  no the first thing the GOP asked for (0+ / 0-)

      was raising the retirement age.

      Please don't dominate the rap, Jack, if you got nothin' new to say - Grateful Dead

      by Cedwyn on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 04:24:04 PM PST

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      •  The Chained CPI Index was offered to Boehner (0+ / 0-)

        by President Obama in July 2011.

        [I said that this is the first cut "offered up."  Not asked for by Boehner this year.]

        Here's the link to the document leaked to NBC and Bob Woodward.

        Here's the excerpt:

        "Apply the Superlative CPI to Social Security, mandatory programs, and the tax code beginning in 2015, . . ."

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