Category Archives: Social Security

Social Security Was A Politician’s Promise … And Remains So

The emptiness of the Social Security promise seems to have dawned upon a lot of people now, younger ones mostly. Nevertheless, we see Internet indignation regularly bewailing the uncertainty of coming pensions. That uncertainty is received with indignation; how dare … Continue reading

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DOMA is Dead; So, What?

DOMA is Dead  will take you to the report announcing the overturning of the Federal Defense of Marriage law by the Supremes. And the Court’s refusal to mess with a lower court ruling that California’s initiative preventing gay marriage is … Continue reading

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Bleed for the Nice Politician; He’s Trying to Help You!

Why doesn’t the government just hire everybody at a fair wage, thus solving unemployment? (It appears to be trying, right?) That’s what the politicians are selling, though they fancy it up. Consider: When a politician says government should ‘help’ he … Continue reading

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Government: Bailing Out Taxpayers With Their Own Money…

The government reports about 13 million unemployed. You can add back those who aren’t collecting unemployment insurance anymore but still lack jobs to get past 15 million and if you throw in folks working part time who need full time work, … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Costs: Why Are They Kept Under The Table?

Why, with all the present fuss about gay marriage, don’t we hear how much more the Social Security benefits for gay ‘wives’ will cost? Not to mention any other spousal benefits. A widow’s benefit is the greater of her own … Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser…

President Reagan (R) was called: “The Great Communicator.” He evidently took the microphone with him; the only effective communication today seems to come from his successor, President Obama (D). Today’s Republican leadership seems to be uh, ‘communication challenged’ in public … Continue reading

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Congress Eyeing ‘Idle’ Private IRA and 401k Money?

Many don’t know that Congress owes Social Security big bucks to repay all the Social Security surplus money it has ‘borrowed’ without repayment. Most do know Congress is broke, running on borrowed money it has no idea how to repay. … Continue reading

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