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President Barack Obama Backs Expanding Social Security
Society & Culture  (tags: President Obama, Social Security, increased, dignified retirement )

- 136 days ago -
Support of the president increasing retirement benefits is a major win for the Democratic Partys progressive wing. Social Security should increase its benefits so that retirees and future generations get the dignified retirement that they have EARNED.
To the United States Congress: Expand Do Not Cut, Social Security - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Social Security, Seniors, Elders, disabled, funding cuts, increase not decrease )

- 604 days ago -
This myth of impending and catastrophic insolvency is well-worn and predictable, but still dangerous. Republican majorities in Congress are emboldened and anxious to show their Koch backers that they are serious.
Mr. President, Please Take a Public Stand for Our Earned Benefits
Society & Culture  (tags: Social Security, earned benefits, President Obama, cuts, protect, petition )

- 628 days ago -
threats to my earned benefits are at an all-time high in Washington. ThatâEUR(TM)s why we need you and other elected officials in Washington to take a strong public stand for protecting the benefits that weâEUR(TM)ve paid into during our entire working lives
*TAKE ACTION* Mr. President, Please Do Not Cut Social Security!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, CPI, elderly, freedoms, government, politics, safety, society, Social Security )

- 1291 days ago -
Chained CPI explained in 2 minutes. Please sign. Watch short video from Robert Reich.
*TAKE ACTION* Save Social Security And Medicare *PLEASE SIGN*
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, society, Social Security )

- 1293 days ago -
Americans have paid into Social Security and Medicare since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt. It is not an entitlement! It is a system Americans have paid into and expect a good return on their investment.
The "Fix" Is In: Laying Bare Some Sequester Lies -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, economics. education, ethics, family, government, law, politics, rights, safety, society, Social Security )

- 1321 days ago -
With the sequester ax trembling over the neck of the nation, everyone in the "news" media seems desperate to toss their two cents into the well...including, apparently, some who would be wise to remain in the children's pool, lest they drown trying to-->
Latest Pathetic Conservative Attack on Social Security: Disability Fraud Hysteria
Society & Culture  (tags: social security, americans, society, ethics, politics, health, rights, government, sadness )

- 1361 days ago -
Move over Welfare Queen.The Disability King is the new pet scapegoat for all that's wrong with America.Conservatives claim that disability rolls are rising at a head-spinning rate, which must mean that the country is filling up with very clever malingers.
Senator's Denial of News Story Reflects Deep Resistance to "Chained-CPI" Social Security Cut
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, government, law, politics, rights, safety, society, Social Security )

- 1363 days ago -
Here's a "Washington insider" story that could affect every family in the country. Congressional newspaper The Hill reported Wednesday that Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., was considering using a special parliamentary maneuver to push a budget deal.
Are Your Social Security Taxes a Good Investment?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, Facts, investment, Social Security, taxes )

- 1423 days ago -
This comprehensive analysis should help dispel cynicism regarding the value of the Social Security program. It's a very important part of the retirement security of the majority of Americans and it deserves our continued support.
GOP Rogues' Gallery: Five Republicans Who'Ve Admitted They're Out To Kill Medicare And Social Security
Society & Culture  (tags: society, lies, politics, social security, medicare, ethics, government, rights, sadness, news, interesting )

- 1481 days ago -
We can stop pretending. For months we've had to hear Paul Ryan and his pals on the right explain that they're trying to "save" Medicare and Social Security as they pitched plans that would do the exact opposite. Finally, thanks to the miracle of...
Tell House Democrats: Draw a Line in the Sand on Social Security and Medicare Cuts! TAKE ACTION!.
Society & Culture  (tags: Social Security, Medicare, society, government, politics, obama, republicans, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, congress, americans, interesting, law )

- 1631 days ago -
One crucial way to reverse President Obama's preemptive caving is to get Democrats on the record saying they simply won't vote for a deal with these cuts.
Give People Their Social Security Cost of Living Raise ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, social security )

- 2066 days ago -
The folks who rely on Social Security in the United States have not gotten a raise for the last two years. With prices constantly going up for food and other necesities; people on Social Security need their raise.
Obama's Social Security Stumble
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, health, interesting, law, media, politics, safety, society, Social Security )

- 2140 days ago -
It was on the Social Security Act's third anniversary on Aug. 15, 1938, that President Roosevelt delivered a radio address saying that he had directed the Social Security board to address providing benefits for widows and orphans.
Retired Early ... and Getting Scared???
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, early retirement, retire, retirement, savings, savings accounts, retirees, back-to-work, social security benefits, social security, lifestyle, lifestyle changes, seniors, job seekers )

- 2557 days ago -
Given the beating retirement savings accounts have taken over the past year, many retirees are wondering whether they will need to "unretire" to one degree or another to avoid having to ratchet back their lifestyle or run through their assets too soon
Hermit Who Iced Mom Might Never Leave the 'Hole'
Society & Culture  (tags: death, mother, mentally ill, iced, social security )

- 2615 days ago -
MADISON, Wis. -- True to his word, a hermit who encased his dead mother in a block of ice keeps to himself in solitary confinement by threatening people, swearing at guards or

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