What Makes Up 57% Of The U.S. Budget……

| February 17, 2011

Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security programs have ballooned to 57 percent of the government budget this year and are widely cited as the most significant contributors to the federal deficit.  By the way, this is something nearly all Americans want to see aggressively brought under control. But….Fifty-six percent of Americans oppose changes to Medicare benefits and 64 […]

Democrat Group “The Third Party” Proposes Huge Changes For Social Security

| November 29, 2010

We are all going to be real frugal if this plan see’s the light of day!  Currently, individual retirees with $34,000 in outside income and couples with $44,000 must pay taxes on 85 percent of their benefits. The Third Way plan would require individuals earning $50,000 a year and couples receiving $60,000 to pay taxes on […]

No Social Security Increase In 2011 For 58 Million Americans

| October 11, 2010

Retired folks are now getting liitle or no interest on their savings (if they have anything left) and now this happens to them!  For many older people, every little bit matters.  It really looks to this observer as if our government is out of touch with reality and favoring the rich. WASHINGTON      As if voters don’t have enough to be […]

The New Normal: Social Security As We Know It Will Have To Change

| September 18, 2010

The End of Social Security As We Know It By Ian Mathias Baltimore, Maryland On September 30, America will quietly begin a generational shift. This will be the final day of the government’s fiscal year 2010, and consequentially, a very notable day for Social Security. September 30 will be the last day – maybe for […]

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