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  •  I guess the standards we'd prefer he try (1+ / 0-)
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    to meet are that he not try to implement more policy decisions that will increase the austerity burden for ordinary folks -- like chained CPI and raising the eligibility age for entitlements.

    The 5% salary cut is a nice gesture, absolutely. But it's policy, not personal gestures, where the rubber hits the road, as far as I'm concerned.

    Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought. -- Milan Kundera

    by Dale on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 04:15:02 AM PDT

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