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Biden Proposed Social
Security Freeze in 1984

ABC News, by Jonathan Karl

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/11/2012 2:57:28 PM

Pop quiz: which vice presidential candidate said this about his budget proposal: “While this program is severe, it is the only proposal that will halt the upward spiral of deficits.” And this: ”Within the next 12 to 18 months this country will face an economic and political crisis of extraordinary proportions if Congress refuses to take decisive action on the deficits that we face.” Here’s a hint: This candidate proposed cutting spending across-the-board, including reduced spending on Social Security and he even said the debt ceiling should not be increased without spending cuts. Who is this vice presidential candidate? Vice

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The Democrats can explain this. First it wasn't Biden's idea, he stole it from someone else. Second, Biden doesn't remember any of it happening. So there.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TXknitter, 10/11/2012 3:01:51 PM     (No. 8926239)

If Paul Ryan (our soon-to-be VP) merely nails Biden on his and Barack's own flip-flops and record? Then it's Victory for Ryan tonight. This SS freeze is another great debate point for him tonight. Go Paul!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 10/11/2012 3:10:45 PM     (No. 8926265)

Of course his views have "evolved". Biden has been evolving so rapidly we may not recognize him.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 10/11/2012 3:31:27 PM     (No. 8926327)

Oh ya? I was there and I remember everything. At the time the left's only goal was to hurt Reagan. No lie was too great. Big deal freeze Social Security COLAs for one year, as I recall by 1984 Reagan had beaten inflation so the COLA wouldn't be very big anyway. What Biden really wanted was the pay freeze for the military. The democrats fought tooth and nail to stop Reagan from restoring our military after all of Carter's destruction. Afterall the Democrats had to save their allies in the USSR from Reagan. Of course the RATS failed as always.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jar, 10/11/2012 3:46:04 PM     (No. 8926374)

I suppose if Ryan tries to nail Biden on this, Biden can say that was 30 years ago, and in the meantime, Bill Clinton fixed everything, till George Bush went and ruined it again. After which Obama of course fixed it again.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: MickTurn, 10/11/2012 7:59:08 PM     (No. 8926888)

And all that got frozen was biden's brain.

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