Paul Krugman appeared with Jon Stewart last night. [media id=13000] Paul Talked about Social Security in conjunction with his new article: Slanti
March 10, 2005

Paul Krugman appeared with Jon Stewart last night.

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Paul Talked about Social Security in conjunction with his new article:

Slanting Social Security:

Many people involved in the debate over Social Security's future worry that the 2005 trustees' report will be slanted in favor of privatization.

I don't expect to see books that are literally cooked: Stephen Goss, the agency's chief actuary, has an excellent reputation. But it's not out of the question. After all, in 2003 the chief actuary of Social Security's sister agency, which oversees Medicare, was told that he would be fired if he gave Congress accurate information about the cost of the Bush Medicare bill. read on

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Social Security Funeral March [Philly Blogging]

At 4pm today there's a funeral march from 12th and Market to Santorum's office. Jim Dean will be there.

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This fight is far from over. Bush is spending a lot of his capitol on Social Security. Hopefully the AARP will not sit back and let USA NEXT smear them any further.

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