Thursday, April 21, 2005

Reverse Robin Hoods Redux

More steal from the poor and soon-to-be poor, give to the rich from the fascist Bush Administration:

From today's Talking Points Memo:

Is anyone listening to this?

In remarks yesterday before the Bond Market Association -- one of the hardest partying groups on the street -- Treasury Secretary John Snow explicitly linked the administration's efforts to cut the deficit to the push to partially phase-out Social Security. The logic of that statement points to only one conclusion: the deficits the administration has run up with upper-income tax cuts will be reduced by benefit cuts in Social Security.

It's not about strengthening Social Security; it's about cleaning up the mess created by the president's tax cuts.
-- Josh Marshall
(April 21, 2005 -- 12:11 PM EDT // link // print)

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