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Medicare Premium Increase Means Trouble for Seniors, States and Workers

A large portion of Medicare recipients and individual States should ready themselves for what should not be all that shocking: Obamacare didn’t bend the cost curve down – at all. Medicare premiums for 2012 are set to rise to $113.80 per month, an almost 20% increase over the $94.60 2011 premiums,  which will hit fixed-income earners and cash-strapped States with ...

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Unemployment Dropping as Jobless Turn to Disability Instead

The recent drops in first time unemployment claims should be great news, but it may not be. Certainly, economic news is turning south so why the positive news on unemployment figures? The Wall Street Journal may just have the answer: A huge wave of applicants joined the program over the past decade, boosting it from 6.6 million beneficiaries in 2000 ...

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Entitlement Conundrum – Break Down the Numbers

Rasmussen reports released a report on Wednesday that shows that 23% of Americans receive some form of cash benefits from the almighty Federal government.  Twenty-three percent. Almost one-in-four Americans rely on cash from the government?  How sad a situation we share. On the other side of that entirely imbalanced equation is a government that produces .. NOTHING.  That means taxpayers ...

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Bachmann Campaign Asserts Opponent is Lying on Entitlement Issues

From: http://MicheleBachmann.com Once again the Clark campaign has come out with a blatant lie, accusing Congresswoman Bachmann of wanting to eliminate Social Security and Medicare. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has been clear she does not support ending Social Security.  Michele has stated both Medicare and Social Security need to be fixed.  Under their current conditions these programs can’t be maintained for ...

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When in Doubt, Dems turn to Social Security

From Politico.com| With many Democrats running scared from their party’s handling of the economy and health care reform, they’ve returned to an old reliable campaign theme in the home stretch: attacking their opponents for threatening Social Security and Medicare. “I will not allow these programs to be jeopardized or destroyed,” said Rep. Ron Klein (D-Fla.) when he was endorsed by the Florida ...

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The Myths about the Myths of Social Security

For decades we’ve all known the Social Security was in trouble. No more!!  MoveOn.org has calmed the waters and published the truth – all while using an absolute fiction. This post at the liberal site attempts to convince its readers that there is nothing wrong with Social Security – move on folks, nothing to see here: Myth: Social Security is ...

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Social Security Will Go into Deficit in 2010

Hot Air is reporting that it has obtained a report from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (C.B.O.) that shows that Social Security is in more trouble than Obama’s Director of the Office of Management and Budget (O.M.B.), Peter Orszag,  previously reported.  The C.B.O.  and the C.B.O. website and “Director’s Blog” contain no mention  or repudiation of the report.  Apparently, they ...

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