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View Diary: US already has high elder poverty rate, so why are Social Security cuts even on the table? (223 comments)

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  •  Because Obama believes in "shared responsibility" (6+ / 0-)

    and "austerity". He believes that financial elites "earn" their excess, ever-growing share of income. He believes in supply-side economics. He believes that the lower and middle classes must pay AGAIN for the crimes and excesses of Wall St, corporate executives and the government that serves them.

    And, in the face overwhelming evidence of these facts, his apologists will lay down a robust spray of suppressing fire as impressive and fraudulent as the corporate media's.

    THAT is why Social Security cuts are on the table.

    The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries. -WiA "When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill..." - PhilJD

    by Words In Action on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 06:35:38 AM PST

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