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  •  The invisible numbers: Since income itself has (12+ / 0-)

    been suppressed since the 1980s, that means the current calculations of what people are paid now for Social Security is less than it would have been if wages had kept pace with profit/production increases.

    Just to remark how the game has actually been working to our disadvantage. They're screwing us from every conceivable angle.


    If Republicans said every 3rd person named "Smith" should hang, we'd bargain them to every 7th. Then we'll see apologia written praising this most pragmatic compromise. There's our losing formula.

    by Jim P on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 09:56:28 AM PDT

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