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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Harry Reid: ‘Not in Favor of Changing Medicare’ Despite $24.6 Trillion in Liabilities

(CNSNews.com) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Democrats were not willing to change Medicare despite the fact that the program has an estimated $24.6 trillion in unfunded liabilities – the amount of money the government is obligated to pay, above what it gets in tax revenue, to honor future benefits under the Medicare program.


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