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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 12:45 PM

Listening to GOP/CEOs re $$$ is like listening to a burglar tell you to polish the silver more often

“Listening to these people talk about the national economy is like listening to a burglar tell you that you should really polish the silver more often.” – Charles P. Pierce

Several CEOs — under the guise of a campaign known as “Fix the Debt” — have recently called for cuts to Social Security and other entitlements. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, for instance, said that “there will be things that, you know, the retirement age has to be changed, maybe some of the benefits have to be affected, maybe some of the inflation adjustments have to be revised.” “The solutions [to the fiscal cliff] are – it’s the retirement age; means testing Social Security and Medicare,” said Aetna CEO Mark Berolino.

.................[...] Blankfein has nearly $12 million in retirement assets, while Bertolini has $1.5 million. Adding insult to injury, many of the CEOs calling for cuts to the social safety net are underfunding their workers’ retirement accounts — CEOs Looking To ‘Fix The Debt’ By Cutting Social Security Sit On Huge Retirement Accounts


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Angry Dragon Dec 2012 #1

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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 12:49 PM

1. Off to prison with the lot of them

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