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  • Budget and Entitlement Programs
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    Budget and Entitlement Programs

    Participants talked about budget issues and entitlement reform. Among the topics he addressed were Social Security solvency, budget deficits, and budget predictions. Following their remarks…

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  • Economic Patriot Dinner
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    Economic Patriot Dinner

    The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through reforming…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    This was the last hearing of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement. The goal of the commission was to recommend ways to help control entitlement spending. Some approaches include cutting…

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  • Growing Entitlement Burden
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    Growing Entitlement Burden

    Mr. Peterson spoke about the relationship between entitlements, the growing national debt and the U.S. economy. He argued that current U.S. society is leaving a crushing debt and tax burden…

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  • Entitlement and Tax Reform
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    Entitlement and Tax Reform

    Commission members heard testimony from representatvies of several groups concerning procedures for reforming entitlement programs and the tax structure.

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  • The Politics of Deficit Reduction
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    The Politics of Deficit Reduction

    Participants discussed the politics of deficit reduction and entitlement reform. The difficulties with changing Congress were addressed and the solution was felt to be grassroots activism.…

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  • Federal Entitlements and Retirement Programs
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    Federal Entitlements and Retirement Programs

    Following brief remarks on retirement programs, primarily Social Security, the panelists took questions from the audience.

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