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Looming Medicare Premium Hikes Could Hurt Millions of Americans - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, COLA, cost of living, seniors, medicare, increase premiums, petition )

- 24 days ago -
Millions of Americans are bracing for a hefty Medicare premium increase set to take effect in January. This also comes at a time when the Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) is projected to be zero for 2016
Another Sneak Attack on Social Security - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Republicans, Congress, pitting disabled against retirees )

- 83 days ago -
We will not be divided. Whether it is taking away earned benefits without due process or pitting retirees against the disabled, we need to make clear: Social Security is one system that benefits us all. Its benefits should be expanded, not cut.
Stand Up for Progressive Values: Show Your Support for Medicare for All, Expanding Social Security and Stopping the TPP
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP Trade Deal, social security, Medical Care, politics, americans )

- 100 days ago -
Last Thursday morning on MSNBC, Sen. Claire McCaskill tore into presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, calling him "too extreme" to be the Democratic nominee. That's noteworthy enough.
Tell the White House Conference on Aging: It Is Time to Expand Social Security!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, petitions )

- 104 days ago -
Today, two-thirds of retirees depend on Social Security for the majority of their income. As employers continue phasing out traditional pensions in favor of a do-it-yourself retirement savings model, it is critical that we fight to protect and expand...
Congress Address The 7.7 Trillion Dollar Retirement Income Deficit - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Elders, Disabled, retirement, Congress, deficit )

- 124 days ago -
With fewer and fewer employers offering traditional pension plans, and with Social Security cost of living adjustments not keeping up with retirees actual expenses, it is time for a retirement solution.
Eleanors Hope - Womens Health and Retirement Security   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eleanor's Hope, Eleanor Roosevelt, social security, medicare, women issues, older women, poverty )

- 139 days ago -
One in three women are living in or near poverty. Older women face poverty in far greater numbers than older men. This National Initiative is to raise awareness recruit and train new activists and bolster Congressional leaders on womens unique issues.
Email Congress: Slash Funding for War ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war, Pentagon, congress, economy, ethics, government, dishonesty, military, politics, news, freedoms, social security, education, healthcare )

Carrie No
- 163 days ago -
27 cents of every dollar we pay in federal income taxes goes to the Pentagon. At the same time, Congress is slashing funding for education, diplomacy, and social security. Please email your legislators and ask Congress to slash funding for war.
It Is Time To Scrap The Cap And Expand Social Security!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, Bernie Sanders, scrap the cap, senior citizens )

- 165 days ago -
With the average Social Security benefit today being just $1,328 a month, and more than one-third of our senior citizens relying on Social Security for virtually all of their income, Governments job is to expand benefits, not cut them.
No Cuts to Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare, public aid, cuts )

- 194 days ago -
The budget proposal House Republicans passed last week is a full-scale assault on the middle class and low-income Americans.
Social Security Must Be Expanded, Not Cut - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Republicans, petition )

- 200 days ago -
Republicans in Congress are in the midst of an all-out attack on Social Security -- pushing the specious argument that we need to cut benefits now so we won't have to cut them later. Please sign!
Bernie Sanders Is Talking to You: Millionaires Must Pay Their Fair Share ~ VIDEO ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, petition, Social Security, congress, Bernie Sanders, economy, government, ethics, freedoms, news, republicans, propaganda, politics )

Carrie No
- 228 days ago -
Stand with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Social Security Works in demanding that the Millionaire Class begin paying their fair share into Social Security. Instead of manufacturing a false Social Security crisis to cut earned benefits for millions ...
How Growing Income Inequality Is Hurting Social Security
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: social security, income inequality, Americans, politics, government, abuse, economy, news )

Carrie No
- 240 days ago -
HereâEUR(TM)s another reason to be concerned about income inequality: it poses a direct threat to the already shaky fiscal health of Social Security, according to report released Tuesday by the left-leaning Center for American Progress.
Hold Rand Paul Accountable for Attacking Social Security and Americans With Disabilities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, benefits, seniors, disabled persons, bills, petitions )

- 257 days ago -
In an attempt to build support among extreme right-wing Republicans in advance of a likely presidential run, Senator Rand Paul told a group of New Hampshire Republicans on Wednesday that a majority of people who receive Social Security disability benefits

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