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Mis-representing Social Security

Posted in Politics by helenofmarlowe on August 11, 2011

Morning Edition, NPR, August 9
I commend Rep. Barney Frank for refusing to cave in under Steve Inskeep’s inaccurate statement that the biggest problem with our deficit is “entitlements” – by which Inskeep means Social Security, Medicare. (These are not entitlement programs – but that’s another issue.) When Barney Frank refuses to engage in this distortion, he is cut off.

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If only our president had the same courage to defend the working people of America.

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