Obama won't recommend raising retirement age or reducing Social Security

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    He is a coward.
     
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    It'll be fun watching reactions to Ryan recommending getting rid of Medicare, and his plan to give old people a "coupon" for a discount on buying their own health insurance.
     
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    I saw something on one of the pundit shows that was interesting. Someone recommended lowering the retirement age for a short period to encourage older workers to leave more physically demanding jobs. That was sort of interesting. I am sure it would meet with fierce opposition from the right, but these sorts of temporary measures are done all the time, in the form of tax breaks/grants/loans for big business to encourage hiring. That's actually been tried..and according to the right..it didn't work.

    This might be a way to go..
     
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    Yeah because that would be too risky. I would do that on the second term and not even comment on that policy.
     
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    Way to putz out. Without a doubt the age needs to be raised. If you are too enfeebled by 62 you can still take the reduced benes.
     
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    Hell yeah! Who made up that stupid suggestion? Some con?
     

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