"Outraged Liberals Say Obama Is About To Screw Over The Very People Who Got Him Elected"

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    Apr 10, 2013 6:25 PM GMT
    This despite the fact that the reindexing is more reflective of rising costs. It also raises an interesting question - are payroll taxes taxes or insurance/forced savings managed by the government?

    http://www.businessinsider.com/liberals-threaten-obama-democrats-social-security-cuts-2013-4
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    Apr 11, 2013 12:58 PM GMT
    http://washingtonexaminer.com/alan-grayson-obamas-budget-could-end-up-dragging-down-the-entire-party/article/2526822

    Alan Grayson: Obama’s budget “could end up dragging down the entire party”

    That’s what Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., said in a press call today hosted by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee regarding the president’s new budget proposal.

    The call, which also featured Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., was intended to be a warning to the administration to back away from the budget’s modest entitlement reforms. Grayson argued they could doom the party by undercutting its rhetoric on entitlements:

    Based upon the budget the Republicans submitted, the [Paul] Ryan budget, it was pretty clear up until this point that the Republicans were the party in favor of cutting Social Security, cutting Medicare, cutting Medicaid, and the Democrats were the party against it.

    Now, with the president’s proposal, we face the threat that we will be stigmatized as the party that kind-of is for it and kind-of is against it, kind of depending on circumstances. Kind of, kind of, kind of…
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    Apr 12, 2013 7:08 AM GMT
    your parties are pretty much identical...why are you shocked.