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Unhinged by Obama

astepanyk Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 9:58 PM
"Address entitlements". Funny how all of a sudden Social Security and Medicare are "entitlements" that need to be "addressed". What the GOP means by "addressing entitlements" is destroying them, getting rid of programs which they never wanted to begin with.Our grandparents and parents retired, took their SS and Medicare and NOBODY EVER CALLED THEM MOOCHERS. Suddenly we are "MOOCHERS" who are DEMANDING that the government GIVE US SOMETHING.
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