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  •  Enhancement= taking 4.5k and then spoon feeding (8+ / 0-)

    3k back to seniors. Its till a cut.

    Or we could spend historically normal levels on infrastructure, creating 20 million jobs @ 36k each would see SS solvent thru 2090.

    Some women, some blacks, and low income working class men wont live long enough to to see the first SS bump at age 76. The bottom 50% of earners at age 65 have a life expectancy to 81.

    Statistically only the very rich live to 95, do they really need a second bump.....

    .................expect us......................... FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 05:17:59 PM PDT

    •  And the lyin' spin is what drives me nuts (7+ / 0-)

      He cuts your Social Security benefit and calls it an enhancement.  

      I do not like people who lie to me.  It tends to make me not trust them on anything.

      •  We have to "FIX THE DEBT" donchyano (8+ / 0-)

        Totally fraudulent.

        .................expect us......................... FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

        by Roger Fox on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 05:25:44 PM PDT

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        •  It doesn't hurt to redistribute the wealth (0+ / 0-)

          so that more of our money is spent on things we can use and less on paying interest on a debt we don't really need to have.

          Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

          by rktect on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:17:59 PM PDT

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          •  "redistribution of wealth" GOPers love to use that (0+ / 0-)

            second time in one dairy

            .................expect us......................... FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

            by Roger Fox on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:58:55 PM PDT

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            •  That is cause they are scared of it (1+ / 0-)
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              Its time for it. Wealth is way out of control in this country because of too many sweet deals engineered by lobbyists and think tanks to include subsidies for energy companies, insurance companies, big agra business, the MIC; no bid contracts for war profiteers and bailouts for wall street.

              Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

              by rktect on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 04:27:51 AM PDT

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              •  We earned what we kept in the New Deal (0+ / 0-)

                I suggest you dont use the GOP slang

                "redistribution of wealth"

                Unless you are referring to the class warfare the the GOP has perpetrated on us.

                Just cause its wrong, wealth was not redistributed to the working and middle classes during the New Deal. We earned it.

                .................expect us......................... FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

                by Roger Fox on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 09:08:59 AM PDT

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                •  Why should I let them dominate the language? (0+ / 0-)

                  I'm for redistribution of wealth, from each according to their abilities, to each according to their needs.

                  The GOP has attempted class warfare, end result they are widely perceived as having no class and going the way of the Whigs.

                  Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

                  by rktect on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 10:13:08 AM PDT

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    •  Affordable healthcare will make us all live longer (0+ / 0-)

      Fewer will die of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, but even more will be able to go get a checkup, get some advice on diet and exercise, maybe see a dentist or an ophthalmologist, worry less and have less stress, and feel better about ourselves and so have less need to abuse drugs and alcohol, maybe be less fatigued, hold a job longer, have a better quality of life.

      As I have noted elsewhere providing the infrastructure necessary for 50 million new people to receive affordable healthcare, that alone will create jobs providing better access to the facilities, maybe mass transit, roads and bridges, maybe more broadband; definitely more medical equipment and staff, certainly more bricks and mortar hospitals and community health centers.

      Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

      by rktect on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:16:30 PM PDT

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    •  Baloney (1+ / 0-)
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      Most of us will live longer because of affordable health care and considerable progress in dealing with conditions like heart disease, diabetes, obesity, malnutrition, workplace safety, gun control, seat belts and addictions.

      That is we will if we get rid of the Republican obstruction and get around to working together to get more and better education, jobs, infrastructure, mass transit, and do something about climate change.

      Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

      by rktect on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 04:25:01 AM PDT

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