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Entries by Ben Jealous from 12/2012

Eggs, Legs and the Chained CPI

| Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

As the fiscal cliff approaches, I am reminded of an old country adage about sacrifice. Simply put, we should not tell people making $250,000 or $350,000 they can keep their "eggs" if the alternative is to ask people who rely on social security for survival to give up their "legs."