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Kay Tillow is a guest blogger for FireDogLake.com
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Beware the 'Grand Bargain': Post-Election Deficit Deal Threatens Medicare and Social Security
After the November election, there will be a major effort in Congress to pass a budget deal that will make cuts in Social Security, raise the Medicare and Social Security eligibility age, and perhaps more–unless we act to stop it with a solution that is close at hand.