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Marsha Blackburn Attacks Social Security

Marsha Blackburn apparently thinks it's a good idea for Republicans to be attacking Social Security. There's a whole lot of projection going on during
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Marsha Blackburn apparently thinks it's a good idea for Republicans to be attacking Social Security. There's a whole lot of projection going on during this fear mongering rant. They weren't too worried about our children's future when they were passing those Bush tax cuts for the rich or approving of invading countries that weren't a threat to us. I don't expect the hypocrisy and unhinged rants from Blackburn to be ending any time soon. She's got the theatrics and feigned indignation down pat from lots of practice.

BLACKBURN: My colleagues are celebrating the birth of a great new entitlement program today. Only they see dependency on the Federal government and the death of freedom as a cause for celebration. My colleagues celebrate this day as being like the day when Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid were passed. They forget that today those programs are insolvent and will likely crush our children under their debt. My colleagues are overjoyed that soon their goal of having Americans dependent on the Federal government for mortgages, student loans, retirement and health care will be realized.

That is a chilling goal. My colleagues cheer that this bill is paid for. They ignore the fact that it is our children who will pay for their greed. My colleagues shame us for scaring the American people about the contents of this bill. We know the consequences of this bill will be frightening and horrible. Freedom dies a little bit today, unfortunately some are celebrating and I yield back.

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