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Subject:  Simpson/Bowles on CNBC going off... Date:  11/15/2012  4:49 PM
Author:  TheDope1 Number:  1837132 of 2207436

...right now on anybody who says we can't touch entitlements *cough*Harry Reid*cough*. Simpson also stressed how health care spending isn't the problem. We spend 2x what other nations spend and don't get 2x the outcomes.

He mentioned tort reform and a litany of other things that need to be done. But they saved most of their venom for not doing anything about Social Security. Bowles said fine, don't do anything today at all. Then don't cry when you draw a check in 25 years that's 25% less than it is today.
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