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In VP Debate, Biden Seemed
to Overstate His Role
in Social Security Reform

ABC News, by Jake Tapper

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/16/2012 6:10:30 PM

During the vice presidential debate last week, Vice President Joe Biden seemed to significantly overstate his role in the 1983 negotiations over Social Security. Asked about Medicare reform, the vice president said, “Look, I was there when we did that with Social Security in 1983. I was one of eight people sitting in the room that included Tip O’Neill negotiating with President Reagan. '' (Snip) But according to the historical record, Biden was not one of the small group of people in “the room,” or in “the meeting” — nor was he even a key player in reforms.

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Old Joe Biden has one of those memories where he becomes a part of history to which he wasn't even a witness. Nah we can't call him a ''liar.'' Joe Biden just exaggerates until any resemblance to the truth is completely gone.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: farmwife, 10/16/2012 6:35:29 PM     (No. 8938154)

There really is something wrong with this guy and he ia a heartbeat away from the presidency.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 10/16/2012 6:37:00 PM     (No. 8938157)

He was court jester for Abraham Lincoln when they first passed social security.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/16/2012 6:38:54 PM     (No. 8938161)

The VP's clarified Joe's statements indicating that Joe was at a sports bar and thinks he saw something about it on tv.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/16/2012 6:39:01 PM     (No. 8938162)

A perfect poster-boy of the folks we're allowing to run our country and, to a much closer extent to what I prefer, our lives.

Joe Biden is their face...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/16/2012 6:47:51 PM     (No. 8938183)

Now Plugs is displaying a feature of senility: confabulation. Fabricating imaginary experiences as compensation for a loss of memory.

Joey is now making himself what he wants to be.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/16/2012 6:55:40 PM     (No. 8938199)

Old Joe Bidet attended the u. of delaware, and played freshman football. (in those days, any guy who showed up for practice was on the freshman team.)
But Old Joe Bidet, campaigning in Ohio a couple of weeks ago, injected himself as a varsity player for delaware, against Akron.
He was not.
Old Joe Bidet claimed that he was in the top half of his class at Syracuse University law school. He was in the bottom half. He claimed to have received an academic scholarship to SU law, he did not.
He claimed that while he was cited for academic dishonesty at SU law, his only mistake was with a missing footnote. The truth is that he took another student's work and turned it in for himself.

He swiped a speech from Neil Kinnock, british labor party guy, and used it word for word. Unfortunately, Kinnock's family had a long line of coal miners. Old Joe Bidet had no coal miners in his family. His father was a sales manager at a car dealership.
So the claim about social security negotiations was consistent with old joe's dishonesty.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 10/16/2012 7:12:43 PM     (No. 8938228)

They don't call him lyin' Joe Biden for nothing...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jinx, 10/16/2012 7:22:20 PM     (No. 8938246)

It must be nice to be Joe. No one ever calls him to his face on his lies. He just keeps on laughing all the way to the bank. He is a national disgrace.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: cgood, 10/16/2012 7:51:54 PM     (No. 8938333)

Yeah, sure he was there. He's a regular Forrest Gump.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/16/2012 7:57:02 PM     (No. 8938342)

Do you remember the Woodie Guthrie song: The Bragging Song (The Great Historical Bum)?



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