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View Diary: US already has high elder poverty rate, so why are Social Security cuts even on the table? (223 comments)

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  •  we are in for a battle on the safety net, as the (3+ / 0-)

    Repugs claim they are concerned about the debt/defecit, so they want cuts in these. Howard Fineman says they will first go after Medicaid, which is a big part of Obamacare, then they will go after Medicare and then SS. What they really are after here is to shrink the size of government, while they continue to give tax cuts to the wealthy. I am in a fighting mood!

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