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Durbin And Santorum Debate Social Security

Face the Nation had both senators on today. While Santorum uses the "Fram oil filter defense," Durbin makes some great points! Durbin: I think th

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Face the Nation had both senators on today.

While Santorum uses the "Fram oil filter defense," Durbin makes some great points!

Durbin: I think the president dramtically overstated the problem. If we do nothing. absolutely nothing, it will make every payment that's been promised with the cost of living for 37, maybe 47 years, and then if we did nothing, we'd be in better shape that what President Bush has proposed...

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Durbin then hits the nail on the head with what Bush's Social Security reform is really all about.

Durbin: Many are pushing these dramtic changes,privatization, because frankly, they don't like Social Security. They want to see it come to an end, as we know it. I'm not one of those people.

full transcript here


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