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President Obama Reluctantly Embraces President Obama's Idea

jnovak692 Wrote: Apr 06, 2013 3:27 AM
mr Boehner needs to wear back support since his spine is NOT strong enough to hold him up!! Many of his ilk fill the republican party and this talk of re-branding is only for them to maintain their illusion of power rather than standing on principles. This re-branding from the weak minded boehner will result in more defeats, unless they STOP giving Obama what he wants and take obamacare and toss it in the garbage pile where it belongs, and that's just for starters!!

President Obama's budget proposal is due out next week. We've already got a relatively good idea of what he's going to propose - more spending, more taxes, maybe some hints of deficit reduction. It also looks like President Obama will propose a statistical adjustment to Social Security's adjustment formula - moving to the chained consumer price index (C-CPI) - that the Obama Administration has long portrayed as an important entitlement reform.

What is a C-CPI reform, exactly? It would peg Social Security cost-of-living adjustments to a different - and, economists say, more accurate - form of inflation. The practical effects...