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  •  Americans Are Not Living Much Longer. (3+ / 0-)
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    organicus, bear83, elfling

    Life expectancy on retirement has gone up 2-3 years in the entire history of Social Security, according to data on the SS web site.

    I've read elsewhere that all the life expectancy gain was in the upper half of earners.

    Life expectancy is now growing only for the rich.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed Oct 17, 2012 at 01:25:04 PM PDT

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