Both parties wary of Obama's proposal...

Both parties wary of Obama's proposal to cut Social Security

There are 31 comments on the Reuters story from Apr 12, 2013, titled Both parties wary of Obama's proposal to cut Social Security. In it, Reuters reports that:

Republicans, Democrats and even the White House distanced themselves Thursday from President Barack Obama's proposal to trim Social Security and other safety-net benefits, illustrating yet again the difficulty of reaching a bargain to reduce spending and tame the deficit.

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“My Commander-in-Chi ef!”

Since: Jun 07

Obama got Osama!

#1 Apr 12, 2013
Chess moves people… the right will always be boxed in because this President is brilliant (politically and otherwise) while the right is consumed with hate and ignorance… like I said:

CHESS MOVES!

Since: Feb 07

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#2 Apr 12, 2013
The 'new' SEQUESTER, this one will work. He doesn't need to get elected.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#3 Apr 12, 2013
Looks like EVERYBODY hates Obama now. It's about time.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#4 Apr 12, 2013
Benghazi.
conservative crapola

Kutztown, PA

#5 Apr 12, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Actually, everyone hates you.

Since: Aug 12

Buffalo, NY

#6 Apr 12, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Looks like EVERYBODY hates Obama now. It's about time.
Everyone hates the guy who makes you take some medicine.
BUT
You Conservatives have been having a grand time abusing the 47%,'the takers', the lazy uninformed people who want stuff. It takes breath taking hypocrisy to complain about the cut to entitlements that you guys have been screaming for. Turning entitlements into voucher programs represent far larger cuts. Privatizing SSI would be a disaster for one and all.
The President may not be proposing the ideal mix of changes, the GOP stops showboating for the folks in the luxury boxes and get in the game.
There has to be some modification of SSI, I would prefer items such as raising the maximum income that SSI tax falls, it is currently $113.700. So if you made $10,000.000 this year you paid the exact same total as someone who made $113,700. This tax cap is an artificial ceiling.
conservative crapola

Kutztown, PA

#8 Apr 12, 2013
So you admit being a federal-dollar addicted leech. Reach down into your empty pockets for some of that conswervative exceptionalism. How many stores take that line of bullshit for payment?

hahahahahahahahahaha
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#9 Apr 12, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Chess moves people… the right will always be boxed in because this President is brilliant (politically and otherwise) while the right is consumed with hate and ignorance… like I said:
CHESS MOVES!
Obama is the first man in history to checkmate himself by cutting my Social Security. And you voted for him you stupid a-hole. You have been fooled. End of story.
conservative crapola

Kutztown, PA

#10 Apr 12, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
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47% tealeech. End of story. But, not the end of your incessant whining.

hahahahahahahaha
Gravediggers

Boynton Beach, FL

#12 Apr 12, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Chess moves people… the right will always be boxed in because this President is brilliant (politically and otherwise) while the right is consumed with hate and ignorance… like I said:
CHESS MOVES!
This person,'Marine Corp Pat' is despicable. Delights in bashing a person in a wheelchair (Dr. Charles Krauthammer) who has different views, perspectives and thoughts than himself/herself.

'Marine Corp Pat' refers to wheelchair bound as "miserable cripple".

Very debased, unstable, frightening example of extremism on Topix.

A cruel individual who is crazed with PURE hate.

Anyone who unleashes such venom has no soul.
serfs up

Kissimmee, FL

#13 Apr 12, 2013
Buffalo Bull wrote:
<quoted text>
Everyone hates the guy who makes you take some medicine.
BUT
You Conservatives have been having a grand time abusing the 47%,'the takers', the lazy uninformed people who want stuff. It takes breath taking hypocrisy to complain about the cut to entitlements that you guys have been screaming for. Turning entitlements into voucher programs represent far larger cuts. Privatizing SSI would be a disaster for one and all.
The President may not be proposing the ideal mix of changes, the GOP stops showboating for the folks in the luxury boxes and get in the game.
There has to be some modification of SSI, I would prefer items such as raising the maximum income that SSI tax falls, it is currently $113.700. So if you made $10,000.000 this year you paid the exact same total as someone who made $113,700. This tax cap is an artificial ceiling.
We can talk medicine. Stop paying for nay person having a baby and going on welfare or any type of government benefit. That is medicine that would clean up many problems within a few years. I know.... a hata..

Since: Aug 12

Buffalo, NY

#14 Apr 12, 2013
serfs up wrote:
<quoted text> We can talk medicine. Stop paying for nay person having a baby and going on welfare or any type of government benefit. That is medicine that would clean up many problems within a few years. I know.... a hata..
That seems rather punitive toward the baby.
Clintons welfare reform was a partial success, it reduced rolls. Any gain was wiped out by the recession, and those who were formerly unfit and on welfare became quickly became ssi disabilty cases. The only way to end dependency on proggrams is a recoved economy.
In the mean time people gotta eat.
It is humanitarian.
Data...11% of federal spending falls under the heading welfare

US Welfare Spending for 2013 - Charts
Details of federal, state, and local welfare spending, including cash, food, unemployment, from US Budget and US Census Bureau Statistical Abstract.
www.usgovernmentspending.com/us_welfare_spend...
serfs up

Kissimmee, FL

#15 Apr 12, 2013
Buffalo Bull wrote:
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That seems rather punitive toward the baby.
Clintons welfare reform was a partial success, it reduced rolls. Any gain was wiped out by the recession, and those who were formerly unfit and on welfare became quickly became ssi disabilty cases. The only way to end dependency on proggrams is a recoved economy.
In the mean time people gotta eat.
It is humanitarian.
Data...11% of federal spending falls under the heading welfare
US Welfare Spending for 2013 - Charts
Details of federal, state, and local welfare spending, including cash, food, unemployment, from US Budget and US Census Bureau Statistical Abstract.
www.usgovernmentspending.com/us_welfare_spend...
It was the Repub revolution that made the agreement made back then. But pure welfare reform was not made. Otherwise we would not see the baby welfare areas all over America today. I don't believe that crap you have given and you don't include the costs of cops, firefighters, emt's, social services, schools, all the extra programs used and abused with a hearty laugh and everything else. And of course there are the utility bills with massive taxes hidden and other bills charged the same way. All of you people who saved and repressed your enjoyment of life to the max for responsible economic reasons. Spend your money to enjoy what you got left or hide it from them. For these evil azzholes are going to take it. They are owed. Defend yourselves. Remember your culture and be proud.

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#16 Apr 12, 2013
serfs up wrote:
<quoted text> It was the Repub revolution that made the agreement made back then. But pure welfare reform was not made. Otherwise we would not see the baby welfare areas all over America today. I don't believe that crap you have given and you don't include the costs of cops, firefighters, emt's, social services, schools, all the extra programs used and abused with a hearty laugh and everything else. And of course there are the utility bills with massive taxes hidden and other bills charged the same way. All of you people who saved and repressed your enjoyment of life to the max for responsible economic reasons. Spend your money to enjoy what you got left or hide it from them. For these evil azzholes are going to take it. They are owed. Defend yourselves. Remember your culture and be proud.
The only thing you are proud of is your non stop incomprehensible drivel. This is your culture.
serfs up

Kissimmee, FL

#17 Apr 12, 2013
The real enemies of freedom and the engulfing oppression are here and near. they are all around and infected us all. There is nothing wrong with our faults as we are human. It is to the degree. The destruction of nuclear families can only be achieved by extreme feminism and the insane gay movement gone into overdrive. These movements are the enemy of generational improvements. For they represent not mentally or physically messing with an individual, but giving that same individual superiority by his/her way of living while emasculating the majority who pays the freight at a higher percentage. By the time they are done, America will be a massively fragmented nation with massive poverty regions although the minorities abused in the past will be living well. The truth hurts. Believe with your hearts.

Since: Aug 12

Buffalo, NY

#18 Apr 12, 2013
serfs up wrote:
<quoted text> It was the Repub revolution that made the agreement made back then. But pure welfare reform was not made. Otherwise we would not see the baby welfare areas all over America today. I don't believe that crap you have given and you don't include the costs of cops, firefighters, emt's, social services, schools, all the extra programs used and abused with a hearty laugh and everything else. And of course there are the utility bills with massive taxes hidden and other bills charged the same way. All of you people who saved and repressed your enjoyment of life to the max for responsible economic reasons. Spend your money to enjoy what you got left or hide it from them. For these evil azzholes are going to take it. They are owed. Defend yourselves. Remember your culture and be proud.
America is your culture.
So you don't believe the numbers I quoted as Federal outlays, you think i am feeding you i crap? I wouldn't lie to you just for fun and there is no prize for deceiving you. If you have a set of federal numbers that are more accurate post them
The extra costs i did not include..Cop, emts...those are state and local costs. We are talking about the federal Gov't or at least we were and that my friend had everything to do with their exclusion. If you wanna talk about your state and local issues go to the appropriate page
serfs up

Kissimmee, FL

#19 Apr 12, 2013
Buffalo Bull wrote:
<quoted text>
America is your culture.
So you don't believe the numbers I quoted as Federal outlays, you think i am feeding you i crap? I wouldn't lie to you just for fun and there is no prize for deceiving you. If you have a set of federal numbers that are more accurate post them
The extra costs i did not include..Cop, emts...those are state and local costs. We are talking about the federal Gov't or at least we were and that my friend had everything to do with their exclusion. If you wanna talk about your state and local issues go to the appropriate page
Those things increase the cost several times over. Why hide it? State and local still take from the individual.

Since: Aug 12

Buffalo, NY

#20 Apr 12, 2013
serfs up wrote:
<quoted text> Those things increase the cost several times over. Why hide it? State and local still take from the individual.
No one was hiding anything I quted real actual ferdal costs
no crap

“I call it as I see it.”

Since: Jul 09

Retirement City

#21 Apr 12, 2013
The suggestion to cut SS was nothing more than a political maneuver.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#22 Apr 12, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
<quoted text>You voted for someone who cut my social security. Go [email protected] yourself. In the heart.
You remind me of those moronic tea party a-holes who
who say they hate socialism but warn the government to
leave their Social Security alone.

Just too stupid to see the humor in such unmitigated
ignorance.

But, rave on Benghazi!

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