Obama open to entitlement cuts for debt reduction

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  1. Paulie
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    In debt talks, Obama offers Social Security cuts - The Washington Post

    I'm not buying it. It smells like bullshit to trick votes out of the right leaning moderates.

    But we'll see.
     
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    Nancy Pelosi when she found out...


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    Toss in the Bush tax cuts, add in some SS & Medicare "future" savings, add in the savings from ending two wars and bringing troops home, its easy...
    Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com
     
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    Yes. It would raise spending and then slash it 4B in years 9 and 10.
    This is Obama's old trick.
     
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    I have to agree with Paulie. Obama is in full campaign mode. Of course he actually never left it.....
     

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