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Each year the Social Security Trustees issue a report that contains 4 scenarios, Intermediate Cost, High Cost, Low Cost, and a Stochastic Model. In 1998 Economist Dean Baker wrote an article ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 69 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Cross-posted from Middle Class Political Economist .
by Kenneth Thomas
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 03:23 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Friday a majority of the Senate voted for no Social Security cuts. But we need a louder voice. Tell the GOP and the Nation, No cuts to Social Security benefits, No Chained CPI, no Superlative CPI ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
I've been preparing for nearly a month, right after the Climate Change SOS blogathon I started organizing the DK SSD blogathon. And well its not been going together like clockwork, it is coming ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 07:08 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I'm going to use the results of this poll in a diary during the Social Security Defenders blogathon March 25th thru the 29th. There are 4 major components that hinder or propel GDP growth, Resources,
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 09:15 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
If you haven't heard the Social Security Defenders (SSD) group at DK is hosting a blogathon March 25-29. In an ideal world every Kossak would help me out promoting the blogathon, even Kos. Heres ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 04:57 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
If you haven't hear us folks at the Social Security Defenders group are organizing a tiny little #HandsOffSocialSecurity blogathon, March 25th thru the 29th. IF you like doing the Twitter and ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 05:28 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
I'm going to use the results of this poll in a diary during the Social Security Defenders blogathon March 25th thru the 29th. There are 4 major components that hinder or propel GDP growth, Resources,
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 04:26 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
If I recall correctly in 2011 the CBO scored the Social Security shortfall over 75 years as .6% of GDP. To illustrate this point, I'm going to do a little math on my droid calculator. In a 15 ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 03:08 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
I'm going to use the results of this poll in a diary during the Social Security Defenders blogathon March 25th thru the 29th. There are 4 major components that hinder or propel GDP growth, Resources,
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 06:56 PM PST with 2 Recommends
#HandsOffMySocialSecurity Well a crap load of you Kossacks and Democrats in Washington DC are talking about SS as if there is something wrong with it, and it needs to be fixed. If you advocate for ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 333 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 01:55 PM PST with 406 Recommends
Original Post HERE .One can speak about income and wealth inequality with words that make this evil seem like just an antiseptic endeavor. One can try to continue to live under the ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 01:05 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Americans must get informed as to what really ails the economy. More articles are becoming available, mostly on the Internet, that give light to the many unnoticed studies that details the ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 44 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 09:29 AM PST with 17 Recommends
As of last year, there were 73,608 pages of tax loopholes in the U.S. tax code , loopholes that most Americans in the middle-class (or poor) couldn't use to their own advantage when filling out a ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 04:21 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Assuming job creation, raising the minimum wage occasionally, and moderate slowdown of workforce growth, Social Security is good thru 2090 . Most of the country understands that in one form or ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:16 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Bruce Webb asked “Does Social Security contribute to the Debt? To the Deficit?” in "Deficits, Debt, Social Security: Building your Conceptual Toolkit" ([http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/03/...
by Liberal Thinking
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Jan 06, 2013 at 09:51 AM PST with 42 Recommends
Originally published by DowntownLALife Magazine in August of this year. Was a popular article at that time, Thanks to all- Michael A Martin Assoc Editor DowntownLALife.com @michaelallenmar @...
by downtownLALife
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 04:24 AM PST with 22 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2012/10/so-rich-so-poor-crisis-of-us-poverty.html Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Oct 18, 2012 at 04:32 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It's 8:30 in the morning and I'm driving through the King William's District of San Antonio. I'm on my way to a meeting of the minds, by which I mean I'm bringing my mind to teach at the local ...
by DAISHI
Comment Count 9 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 10:59 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
We interrupt your regularly scheduled Friday Evening TGIF festivities.... In 2011 there were 6 tax brackets. 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, 35%. MARRIED FILING JOINTLY 2011 FEDERAL TAX BRACKETS • ...
by Roger Fox
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Aug 31, 2012 at 02:27 PM PDT with 3 Recommends