A note on Social Security solvency

Found on Facebook….discuss.

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Medicare and the Fiscal Cliff

Representative John Boehner is trying to include cuts and adjustments to Medicare as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. I won’t deny Medicare needs some serious attention to insure is liquidity for the future. But it is far too important and far too complex to be addressed with sound byte…

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After Hanging Tough Is the President About to Sell You Out?

After hanging tough on his budget proposals for avoiding the supposed ‘fiscal cliff’, it looks like the President is willing to reduce Social Security benefits. Wait, what? Social Security isn’t even part of the deficit problem. It is self funded and self sustaining and is liquid for quite a few…

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Ron Paul receives S.S. benefits even though he believes it’s unconstitutional (VIDEO)

Watch as libertarian Republican Rep. Ron Paul explains how he gladly draws a Social Security check from the government even though he thinks Social Security is unconstitutional (watch at about 1:17 into the video). What’s even more stunning about Rep. Paul’s admission on Wednesday is that it came only minutes…

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Red State Safety Net

The Red States rely heavily on the social safety net, too.

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Rob Zerban’s latest video! Bye Bye Paul Ryan…

It’s time to put Rep. Ryan on the unemployment line…and here’s the candidate who will do it!

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2011 Turkey of the Year

It is time for my 2nd annual Turkey of the Year award. Last year my inaugural Turkey of the Year award went to Rebecca Kleefisch, for throwing her gay uncle under the bus and choosing as a cancer survivor, to make getting people OFF of healthcare her signature issue. Last…

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Social Security Works…

I have a couple of longer posts in the works on Social Security and Republicans and Taxes…but they aren’t ready for tonight! But I thought I’d leave us all with this quick little tidbit: by now everyone has read the census news from any of a number of different outlets…more…

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Russ Feingold: Social Security’s Biggest Threat: The Debt Deal Super Committee

Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold has an excellent op-ed piece over at the Huffington Post explaining how the “super committee” set up as part of the recently enacted debt ceiling “compromise” bill is a threat to Social Security: [T]he so-called Super Committee, which will be appointed by congressional leaders in…

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President Obama’s negotiating position on debt ceiling? Start by giving the GOP what they want, then offer more!

Color me unsurprised by this… As part of his pitch, Obama is proposing significant reductions in Medicare spending and for the first time is offering to tackle the rising cost of Social Security, according to people in both parties with knowledge of the proposal. The move marks a major shift…

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