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View Diary: The "Fiscal Cliff" and the Coming Retirement Crisis of the Middle Class (90 comments)

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  •  The corporate establishment' solution: chained CPI (7+ / 0-)
    Ed Rendell is softening up the Democrat's base. Prepare yourself for the "it's-not-so-bad-and-it's- the-best-we-can- get" because of those republicans. The Democratic and Republican establishments want to cut SS for the 99%

    We can't let them get away with it.

    Call your senator, congressperson, & WH to voice opposition to Ed Rendell and the DLC's catfood-for-seniors plan.

    •  Voice your opinion to MSNBC as well (2+ / 0-)
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      He was shilling again today on Hardball but I had to chuckle because he said that 3 progressives on The Cycle about accused him of treason yesterday.  Yes, Ed, it was treason.  We don't need Democrats campaigning to destroy Medicare and Social Security.  Go get a gig on FOX.

      •  He had a gig on Fox! Rendell is a rat in our (0+ / 0-)

        Democratic woodpile. And Obama is going to try real hard to get "forced " by the repugs to cut SS. Christ on a fucking cracker he KNOWS no one waited 6 hours in line for him to cut their SS and Medicare.

        I don't understand this zeal to gut the New Deal and Great Society by these goddamn conservadems. Democrats should be improving the programs for the 98% who need them, not weakening them so they can be privatized and handed over to Wall St. The greedy bastards think every pile of money should be theirs just because its money.

    •  Even if it turns out to just be (0+ / 0-)

      a trial balloon intended to be quickly withdrawn, shooting it down loudly and vociferously is a worthwhile exercise.  Just do it already.

      "Fighting Fascism is Always Cool." -- Amsterdam Weekly, v3, n18 (-8.50, -7.23)

      by Noor B on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 06:46:13 PM PST

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