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Scott Hochberg
Policy Fellow, Strengthen Social Security Campaign
www.strengthensocialsecurity.org

NEWS

Window closing for Gang of 6
Meredith Shiner
Politico
5/4/11
http://www.politico.com/...

AARP launches campaign opposing entitlement cuts as part of debt ceiling deal
Julian Pecquet
5/4/11
The Hill blog
http://thehill.com/...

Dems back in town emboldened by town halls
Politico
Seung Min Kim
5/3/11
http://www.politico.com/...

Americans See Medicare, Social Security "Crisis" Within 10 Years
Jeffrey Jones
Gallup
5/2/11
http://www.gallup.com/...

Medicare fight in Congress lands in N.C.
Rob Christensen
Cary News (NC)
5/2/11
http://www.carynews.com/...

OPINION

Why Women Need More Retirement Savings
Doug Lockwood
5/2/11
U.S. News Money
http://money.usnews.com/...

‘Chained COLA’ is the stealth Social Security benefit cut
5/3/11
University of Washington St. Louis Newsroom
http://news.wustl.edu/...

GOP Plans to Demand Mandatory Cuts in Social Security, Medicare as Price for Debt Ceiling
Robert Creamer
5/4/11
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

Why Does Senator McCaskill Want to Bankrupt Our Children?
Dean Baker
Huffington Post
5/2/11
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

Ryan Plan Raises Medicare Costs So Much that Reporters Cannot Even Understand It (Never Mind: See Note)
5/3/11
CEPR Blog
http://www.cepr.net/...

Kent Conrad's Budget Angers Democratic Colleagues
5/3/11
Ryan Grim and Michael McAuliff
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

House Budget Memo to Senate: Listen to the People
5/3/11
Reps. Honda, Grijalva, Woolsey
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

Private Accounts Can Save Social Security
Martin Feldstein
5/2/11
Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/...

Commentary: Ryan plan to gut Social Security, Medicare hardly courageous
Leon Burzynski and Billy Feitlinger  
Journal Times
5/3/11
http://www.journaltimes.com/...

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Scott Hochberg
Policy Fellow, Strengthen Social Security Campaign
www.strengthensocialsecurity.org

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  •  Tip Jar (4+ / 0-)

    Please visit, follow or join our Group: Social Security Defenders

    by Bruce Webb on Wed May 04, 2011 at 01:41:22 PM PDT

  •  Thanks for doing this great work to help (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    whaddaya, Eric Nelson

    protect Social Security Bruce Webb.

    All of us recipients, and future recipients appreciate it.

    What's happening with the debt-ceiling negotiations?

    The GOP announced it's inention was to wait until the absolute last minute so that the President could not veto a walloping reduction plan.

    But, increased tax revenues have given us a little breathing room.

    This seems to me like financial terrorism.  I can't beleive the House TeaBaggers would do such a thing to our country and President.

    But, if they do, I would support his veto, if that's what it takes to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.

    He should work out a secret back up plan, to keep things going an extra week, so he can veto the bill and tell the House they 24 hours to give his a clean bill, or the financial collapse will be on their hands.

    The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

    by HoundDog on Wed May 04, 2011 at 01:59:53 PM PDT

    •  Once again it is Scott Hochberg's work (0+ / 0-)

      at least in respect to the links, for me putting them up is just a five minute cut, paste, title, and tag exercise. But heck I'll take the tip's where I can get them.

      The Republicans are getting killed in the polling and are already backing away from Voucherization and I suspect have no intention of trying to attach it to the Debt Limit Bill.

      The Republicans and in particular Ryan seem to have relied on everyone over the age of 55 having read and internalized Ayn Rand's THE VIRTUE OF SELFISHNESS. Being a bitter, childless sociopath the concept that anyone might actually privilege outcomes for children and grandchildren to their own went right over her head, as well as countless Randite Fanboys.

      It is like College Funds never existed, or grandmothers with wallets bulging with pictures of the grandkids. I am 54 and am pretty sure that neither my Mom nor my 57 year old brother are looking to throw me under the bus because Heck! They are covered!

      Please visit, follow or join our Group: Social Security Defenders

      by Bruce Webb on Wed May 04, 2011 at 09:59:44 PM PDT

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