January 10, 2013 - 11:06am
The most recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) used the following language it the summary section: The resulting rise in the projected rates of.............is noteworthy. "Noteworthy" is an interesting word for the CBO to use. Normally, the reports don't use words like that, so the word is, by itself, noteworthy. If I was writing the report I would have stepped it up from the CBO language. I would have used: Holy Smokes! Look at this will ya! The country is trying to fix one problem - but the consequences of the "fix" - will be far greater than the benefits! We're shooting ourselves in the foot! What are these people doing?? The CBO report is a discussion of the Full Retirement Age (FRA). How could that be interesting, and why is it noteworthy? Some background. In a few years, Social Security will (...
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