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View Diary: Barney Frank: Save Social Security by making the near rich pay a little more (146 comments)

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    We should not even be talking about linking SS benefits to measures of CPI, we should start from the proposition that it is linked to nominal GDP. Retirees should get a share of the expansion of the economy. And of course this would require tapping all income, including capital gains, dividends and interest.

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