Progressives slam Obama’s debt deal

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August 1, 2011
The Nation Blog
by John Nichols  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"Both the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate will by voting over the next 36 hours on proposals to make radical cuts in federal programs -- cuts that some fear will ultimately threaten Medicare and other Democratic 'legacy' programs -- in return for raising the nation's debt ceiling. The Senate is likely, although not certain, to back the deal ..." [editor's note: Supreme irony would be if this (and not warmongering, corporate welfare, not ending WO(s)D, etc.) turns Obama's core into opposition, and an actual Dem primary fight! BHO as LBJ? - SAT] (08/01/11)  

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