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  •  It's not bad thing, but the DCCC won't... (6+ / 0-)

    ...help formulate a focused "POTUS is wrong on this important thing" message in part because many of the "experts" in that group like Chained CPI.

    They, of course, have allegiances beyond the candidates.

    When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Egalitare on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 06:02:35 AM PDT

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    •  Which ones in particular? (2+ / 0-)
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      Because I can tell you, my email box is filled with House and Senate members asking for money to fight against the "president's attack on Social Security".
      I'm not talking about the conservadems, one expects those fools to fight for the wrong thing.

      “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

      by skohayes on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 06:17:19 AM PDT

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      •  Take it with a grain of salt... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...because I have a personal grudge, but Ms. Forte-Mackay is part is what has gone wrong with DCCC for many cycles now.

        When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. --Martin Luther King Jr.

        by Egalitare on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:06:59 AM PDT

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      •  Dick Durbin, for one. DiFi for another. (4+ / 0-)

        Looks like Pelosi is also on board.  All three are saying they are "looking" at chained CPI because it is a more accurate way to calculate inflation despite most economists saying otherwise.

        "Some folks rob you with a six-gun, some rob you with a fountain pen." - Woody Guthrie

        by Involuntary Exile on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:16:09 AM PDT

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