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... Social Security is rapidly become the only, the only lifeline that seniors have to keep their heads above water... Instead of taking on the retirement crisis, instead of strengthening Social Security, some in Washington are fighting to cut benefits...

Supporters of Chained CPI say it is a more accurate way of measure cost increases for seniors.  This statement is simply not true... Pure and simple, chained CPI is just a fancy way of saying "cut benefits."

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At its core, this is a conversation about our values... We support the right of every person to retire with dignity.

Tell me again why this woman should not be running for President.

Originally posted to jpmassar on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 03:32 PM PST.

Also republished by Progressive Policy Zone, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, Occupy Wall Street, Pushing back at the Grand Bargain, Massachusetts Kosmopolitans, Social Security Defenders, In Support of Labor and Unions, Elizabeth Warren for President 2016, and The Royal Manticoran Rangers.

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