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Tell Obama We Won't Stand for Social Security Benefit Cuts ACTION US


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, usa, budget cuts, social security, obama, lies, economy )

Nancy
- 594 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
USA TODAY: Many of the cuts to be included in the Obama budget were offered to House Speaker John Boehner last year..."You can't call yourself a Democrat and support Social Security benefit cuts," said Stephanie Taylor of the Progressive Change Campaign-



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Just Carole (338)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:27 pm

Oh, HELL YA! (Signed.)

 

Roseann D. (178)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:36 pm
Compromising with CRAZY just for the sake of compromise isn't good for the country. We need a fighter, not a compromiser.

The American middle class and poor have sacrificed enough already. Bailing out big banks and Wall Street...and every time Bain Capital and the like bankrupts or "harvests" a company on purpose, the American taxpayers getsto pick up the tab. Make the rich pay for their irresponsible ways, not the people who have already been screwed ENOUGH! Tell the rich Deadbeats, it's time to pay up for their wars and irresponsible ways. So don't let the GOP tell you they hate the nanny state...they LOVE corporate welfare: Privatizing Profits, Socializing Debt.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:41 pm
There is one positive about this action if it suffices without further cuts. I did sign and put on face book.

It could be changed in future legislation.

WHOA!!!

On second thought, there aren't any realistic positives.

It's a step toward doing away with Social Security and Medicare all together.

It's forcing the old and the poor to pay for the debt the rich forced America to accumulate.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 5:06 pm
Thank you! I volunteered for the President's campaigns, and I will volunteer for this effort as well. While he is not perfect, he is and was better than the alternative. Furthermore, I am driven to speak out for what I believe in and work for what I believe in. (P, T)
 

Kit B. (276)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 5:28 pm

Signed, Shared and donated - I will be ready to stand.
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 7:26 pm
S&N THANKS
 

Carole K. (199)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 9:20 pm
I think I already signed this one on Facebook; but I did it again just just in case. Signed for my husband & myself bc Social Security is our lifeline. Noted as well. TY, Nancy!
 

John D. (45)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 am
Signed...
 

Ben Oscarsito (342)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 5:41 am
Done!
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 7:44 am
signed for sure!!
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 11:53 am
Done
 

Lois Jordan (56)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 1:29 pm
Signed & noted. Many thanks for posting this, Nancy! Sorry...it seems I'm unable to send you another green star yet.
 

Vicky P. (466)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 1:36 pm
noted and signed
 

Jo S. (507)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 2:18 pm
Ditto Roseann D.!!
Noted and signed. Thanks again Sandy.
 

Lynn D. (0)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:15 pm
Thanks!
 

Richelle Rausch (43)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:29 pm
Most people on ssa are seniors, and a majority of seniors are republican. how can the repubs let this happen? are they that greedy? are they that stupid? or both!!!!!!
 

Roseann D. (178)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:36 pm
Richelle, the GOP plan is to blame Obama even though they've been the ones pounding the drums to dismantle SS since FDR created it. But if a Dem undoes it and betrays the people, it's still a betrayal. Not that the GOP would do us any favors. Their privatization scheme is a Ponzi scheme in itself. First of all it would cost MILLIONS to set up a new privatized system, and there will be all kinds of new fees that we never had before....Plus, you know how your 401K is no longer safe, any pittance that trickles down from what we WOULD HAVE received would most...would be continued to be pillaged by Wall Street.

Really, trusting Wall Streeters with our money who despise us? and who try to screw us at every turn??? Plus, I don't want my SS invested in the likes of Monsanto, Exxon Mobile, Big Pharma, and all the rest of the crap destroying our planet. Investing in that crap is investing in our own demise, any way you look at it.
 

Roseann D. (178)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:37 pm
Oh, I meant to add...who do you think would be paying for the privatization setup costs and those extra fees...that we never had to pay before....That would be You and Me!
 

EDWARD G. MRKVICKA (0)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:55 pm
read and noted and signed on 4-7-13 these elected government officals must of lost there minds if they think for a second that they will be able to pull this one off if they think that there are problems with our debt now just wait and see what happens if this goes through.
 

Alice C. (1797)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 4:00 pm
signed
 

Jo S. (507)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 4:33 pm
Signed with utmost pleasure!
 

Jude Hand (59)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 4:38 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Robert Scott (194)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 4:45 pm
Signed. And please to all: consider joining this organization. Thank you!

Thanks Nancy!
 

Joe R. (190)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 5:10 pm
Thanks Nancy. Signed and noted.
 

Sue H. (7)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 5:34 pm
Noted and absolutely signed, thanks.
 

Mary T. (185)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:21 pm
Thanks Nancy for sure signed and shared already.
 

John Gregoire (259)
Monday April 8, 2013, 5:15 am
signed -Obama turning into a real,gutless nightmare
 

. (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 6:04 am
absolutely signed....
 

Tom Tree (241)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:15 am
Oh, HELL YA!
Signed, Noted & Shared Thanks!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:35 am
already signed, TU Nancy...and at least a dozen others like it from various orgs
 

Anna Undebeck (205)
Monday April 8, 2013, 9:37 am
Signed. Thanks Nancy
 

Stephanie Reap (192)
Monday April 8, 2013, 1:20 pm
signed and noted. TY
 

Teresa Cowley (274)
Monday April 8, 2013, 11:34 pm
Signed and shared--thanks Nancy.
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:01 pm
Maybe now people will stop supporting the 2 major lying ass parties.. THEY DONT CARE about ANYTHING BUT THEMSELVES. (With a RARE few exceptions). If THEY had to rely on SS/Medicare like most, they would only strengthen in. THEY receive more entitlements than the rest of us combined. These were NOT EARNED like SS was paid INTO and EARNED. (SS is NOT an entitlement, and the name makes my blood boil.)

THEY NEED TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE.. no more damn perks, superior ANYTHING like health care, insurance, pensions, etc, paid time off, pay raises (which they JUST voted in AGAIN I believe), THEY ARE NOT DOING THEIR JOBS..THEY SHOULD BE FIRED FOR NONPERFORMANCE like everyone else would be. R THEY SUPERIOR TO US? WHY do they act like it. Perhaps they forgot about the 28th amendment?? WHY IS THIS BEING ALLOWED??

The sad thing is we are 313 MILLION strong and they are a handful and THEY are screwing us on a daily basis.
Ok, sorry..S&N
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 9:36 am
sent-thanks
 
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