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Don’t Forget: SS And Medicare Are Republicans Next Targets

One Of Many Big Issues In This Year’s Election.

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Topher Spiro Retweeted John Harwood

After cutting taxes, they want to cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for it.

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US Reps Who Voted To Raid The Social Security Fund

From socialsecurityworks.org:    https://www.socialsecurityworks.org/2018/04/12/politicians-steal-social-security/

(Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, in reaction to nearly every Republican member of the House of Representatives, as well as seven Democrats, voting for a Constitutional amendment requiring that all annual revenue and spending balance every year. 369 more words

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Obscure Court Ruling Sends Ominous Warning Message

While our news media focuses on the ongoing disasters such as the Russian Connection to the White House, the plunging stock market and the fate of those under DACA, some really important news is going under reported. 694 more words

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"When nursing homes push out poor and disabled patients"

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“She had until midnight to decide.

Willis’ Medicaid managed-care plan had told the home that it was cutting off payment because she no longer qualified for such a high level of care. 47 more words

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Astonishing Number: US Spends $250 Million Per Day On War

That astonishing number is according to International Business Times, what the GWOT – Great War on Terror – has cost the US – some $1.46 Trillion total – since the day planes were flown into the World Trade Center and other targets on Sept. 499 more words

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To Do List This Week: Vote, Sign Up For Healthcare, Call Congress

Back when I was in school  – when we walked miles there and miles back – one thing that was emphasized was that even as an average citizen you were expected to participate in the running of your government. 662 more words

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About Those Tax Cuts And An Appeal From Rob Hogg

Here and below we have a couple of short ( 3 minute and 4 minute) videos with Robert Reich explaining just how the proposed tax cuts will only do just what we would expect Republican tax proposals to do – make the rich richer, the poor still poor and bankrupt the country. 696 more words

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