Sunday, October 27, 2013

The Govt. Shutdown Drama Is Over, But There's a New Threat to Our Most Important Social Programs

By Karen Higgins

With the hostage taking of the current crisis has passed, a budget conference committee will be convened whose charge will be further deep cuts beyond the much detested sequester cuts negotiated late last year. And, there’s already “bipartisan” consensus that a central target of those knives will be two of the most important social reforms in U.S. history, Social Security and Medicare.

Look out below, Congress and the White House are preparing to throw Grandma off the cliff.

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