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  •  The Republicans were the ones that said that they (2+ / 0-)
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    qofdisks, whenwego

    would "shield" those ages 55 and older.  Believe it or not, that was part of the Ryan Plan.

    The Democrats never promised that, nor do they intend to shield those near retirement (more than a couple or so years, in regard to means testing, etc.)

    Please read the President's own Fiscal Commission's proposed cuts to Social Security in The Moment Of Truth, PDF.  There is an entire section on Social Security Reform.

    Here's the link.

    Mollie

    "Only he who can see the invisible, can do the impossible." --Frank L. Gaines

    "If a dog won’t come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.” -- Woodrow Wilson

    by musiccitymollie on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 04:52:40 PM PST

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