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TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress Should EXPAND Social Security Benefits, Not Cut Them

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: EXPAND SOCIAL SECURITY, social security, u.s., politics, news, propaganda, obama, usa )

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With corporations cutting worker pensions, Americans rely on Social Security more than ever. Congress should expand Social Security -- not cut it

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Pat B (356)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 3:05 pm
Thank you, Cal. Signed.
#301,715 have signed.!!

Christeen A (369)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 3:10 pm

Animae C (515)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:07 pm
Thank you for taking action!

301,843 people have taken action
97% of our goal of 310,000!

Sue H (7)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:14 pm
Noted and signed, thanks.

S J (130)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:56 pm
Done, thanks Cal.

Karen Gee (97)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:00 pm
301,919 people have taken action — 97% of our goal of 310,000!

Monica T (278)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:46 pm
Done! Thanks, Cal

Kit B (276)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 5:52 pm

Thank you for taking action!
Now can you make a call to your Senator and ask them to expand Social Security benefits? - I will call in the morning with this and my regular list of things I call about. Thank you, Cal

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:00 pm

. (7)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 9:41 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Cal.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:52 am
Signed. Bravo Cal!

Nicole W (646)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 4:38 am
s/s, ty Cal

Mary T (358)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 5:37 am
Signed & noted - thank you Cal

Ben O (171)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 5:55 am

Tamara Hayes (185)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:13 am
Noted, signed with comment, twittered, fb and google shared. Thanks Cal. They need to cut the Pentagon budget and leave Social Security and Medicare alone!

. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:18 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Cal. They need to leave Social Security and Medicare alone.

Mike M (40)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:20 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:48 am

P A (117)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 6:50 am
Agreed - wish I could sign to support you all!

Gene Jacobson (290)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 7:46 am
Signed and noted. It appears the republican party and the 1%'s plan for seniors is to work them until the day the die, not unlike their forebears in the 1940's who operated the death camps of that day and fully intended to work everyone until they died or were killed. I think this is what is planned for seniors by the 1% and the gop now.

Robert K (31)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 7:55 am
Republicans love the flat tax, so how about making FICA a flat tax paid on 100% of income? If that were done it would make SS solvent until the Earth fall into the sun.

Lynn Squance (235)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:35 am
Signed in support of my American friends.

. (0)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 9:52 am

jan b (5)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:03 pm
Social Security is the most successful anti-poverty program in the history of the United States and has not contributed one nickel to the deficit. Yet opponents continue to call for unnecessary cuts through a chained consumer price index or Chained CPI. This would mean if you’re 65 years old today, you would lose more than $650 a year when you reach 75 and more than $1,000 a year when you reach 85.
That might not sound like a lot to a member of Congress or a corporate CEO, but if you’re living on $12,000 a year, taking a $1,000 cut is significant.
Put the PRESSURE the only way. Those dirty-dogs have a FINE socialist--pension but they would readily let old people, the disabled and children suffer.


Sheila D (194)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 7:05 pm
Signed, noted and commented. Thank you.

Try living on under $10,000 and taking that cut. Won't have the internet anymore...maybe not a landline phone - no cell here. No TV so can't cut that. Rent is too much so will have to move into cheaper, smaller apt. Don't even get me thinking about food costs. This is the reality of many seniors out there.

Mariann Rannenberg (158)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 12:16 am
Thank You, Cal. This does effect me. There is so many other ways to save, take away from the poor is down right nasty!! If they think they can live on what I do a month, I DARE THEM!!

Lois Jordan (63)
Friday August 2, 2013, 3:16 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cal.
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