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  •  And if we raise, eliminate or create a graduated (4+ / 0-)

    scale for the cap, we could extend its solvency even further, or address the 20 year period in which contributions have not kept up with inflation, and benefits will thus be significantly less adequate.

    Doubtful we will hear this administration or its apologists pressing for THESE corrective measures instead of the cuts on the table, and then they will blame the voters when it comes back to haunt them in 2014...

    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 06:42:37 AM PST

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