Chained CPI: The Sneaky, Complicated Idea That Could End the Fiscal Cliff Showdown-Explained
There are 2 comments on the www.theatlantic.com story from Dec 13, 2012, titled Chained CPI: The Sneaky, Complicated Idea That Could End the Fiscal Cliff Showdown-Explained. In it, www.theatlantic.com reports that:
What if I told you we could raise taxes, cut entitlement spending, and break the cliff stalemate for good, by changing one obscure policy? Ladies and gentlemen: Meet chained CPI.
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“It's a Brand New Day”
Since: Feb 06
#1 Dec 13, 2012
And who pays the piper for "chained CPI?"
The working poor, middle classs, and elderly.
Just More trickle down.
#2 Dec 14, 2012
Notice the numerious posts on other topics on Topix. The Chained CPI, if adopoted, will have a big impact on the Average American but there it doesn't seem anyone is interested.
Folk ough to think about this issue, and in the light of McFalls' Maxim:
"No degree of acceptance can ever change the facts.
Translation: You may come to terms with being screwed, but nevertheless you're still screwed."
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