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Social Security (SS) will be, within the next two years, stripped to the bone.  The age at which you can draw social Security will be raised to 69; it’s already at 67 for those born after 1965.  Benefits will be slashed with the back handed move of removing the indexing of payments to inflation, this "not indexing" has already happened over the last two years, the Republicans and Obama will make this change permanent.  

This is happening so the wealthy can have and keep their tax cuts, have wars paid for with debt and keep their bail outs.  

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Wed Dec 01, 2010 at 01:47 PM PST

We should have elected Hillary Clinton

by il128

How do we get her to run in 2012?  This minimum number of words thing is just silly at times.  

It's a pretty simple question with a sound rationale.  Bill let them shut the government down in the 1990's because he had a spine.  I'm sure Hillary has a spine too.  

Look we all now know that electing Obama in 2008 was a big mistake.  It sure as Hell isn't because he's too liberal now is it?  No, the problem is that he's a Reaganite.  He doesn't care about us, the liberals, he cares about the Republicans.  

It's time to start Hillary's campaign challenge now, isn't it?

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Tue Jun 02, 2009 at 12:35 PM PDT

Corporate Subsidies and You

by il128

Did you know corporations pay less for their electricity, water, natural gas, sewer, property taxes, income taxes and even trash removalon a per unit basis than their employees?  

I bet you are saying, "Of course they do! They use a lot more and so they "have" to get a break."  Guess what, you the worker make up the difference on your bill(s).  Just a reminder that you subsidize the company you work for.

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Mon Aug 06, 2007 at 05:15 AM PDT

il128 Home World

by il128

I grew up in the middle of the rust belt.  You know the story.

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