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The Gov. Lamm approach.
“We have a president who ran on a set of principles that he would not cut Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid, yet he is nominating someone whose views are very, very different.”
Social Security needs to get the money from where the money went.
It is a critical time for this organizing to begin because the attack on Social Security promises to be rapid and brutal.
The American people should be demanding annual benefit adjustments that reflect the real world confronted by the elderly and disabled and not simply the fantasies of political hacks in Congress.
This measly cost-of-living adjustment could be wiped out next year when Medicare Part B premiums increase.
“Tax the rich, feed the poor …” Say what you will about its politics, but it wouldn’t add a penny to the deficit.
A lot of U.S. citizens do not have a retirement savings and depend on social security when it is time to leave the workforce.