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  •  I am anti-LIES (0+ / 0-)

    I am anti any administration that dangles the poor in front of your eyes to distract you while they steal your Social Security benefits behind your back.  

    And women, immigrants, minorities are those who will be most adversely impacted by these lying cuts.  The very people who have not had the opportunity to inherit or accumulate wealth but who have as Obama soooo loves to say "worked hard and played by the rules".  That is who these cuts are target aimed at - every working class American who "worked hard and played by the rules".

    •  Yet your comment focuses on your resentment that (1+ / 0-)
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      the poor is taking from the middle class. Or that Democrats are taking from the middle class to give to the poor. It is quite strange.

      •  Strange that I would resent having my (1+ / 0-)
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        Social Security benefits cut?  That just seems perfectly pragmatic and normal to me.  

        A political party is not a charity.  A political party's purpose is to represent voters and deliver the goods to the voters who support the party.   The purpose is not to take from the voter and give to someone else.  That's what the opposition party does.  When your party starts acting like the opposition party, then you're social contract with your political party is at an end.  

        •  I don't think the Democrats are taking from the (1+ / 0-)
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          middle class and give to the poor. With all due respect, I've heard people on the Right pushing this meme. I disagree with them when they push it and I disagree with you that this is happening. This sounds like bashing the poor to me and it is a distasteful argument.

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