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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:26 PM

Yes, I admit that I have sometimes been a little over the top with my criticism of our

president when it comes to any potential cut in Medicare and Social Security benefits.

And there is a reason. I depend on Social Security in order to offset most of my medical and prescription costs. My check is about $650.00 a month and I have about $450.00 of monthly medical expenses.

My medical expenses have increased over the years far more than the COLA so any potential talk of cuts in future benefits really have a stark affect as we look out on our future bottom line.

Anyway, I could survive with a so-called "chained" benefit but I know there are millions of people who are far less fortunate than I.

So please forgive me if every now and then I get a little hyperbolic when it comes to SS and Medicare.

That is all.

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WCGreen Dec 2012 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2012 #1
woo me with science Dec 2012 #6
CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2012 #7
Dyedinthewoolliberal Dec 2012 #2
WCGreen Dec 2012 #3
leftstreet Dec 2012 #4
Tx4obama Dec 2012 #5
forestpath Dec 2012 #9
forestpath Dec 2012 #8
JoePhilly Dec 2012 #12
Skittles Dec 2012 #10
ywcachieve Dec 2012 #11
Demo_Chris Dec 2012 #13

Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:29 PM

1. There is nothing to forgive!

Maybe you could survive the "chained" benefit.....ugh.......but many folks could not.

You not only speak for yourself--you speak for the voiceless.

K&R

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:53 PM

6. "You not only speak for yourself--you speak for the voiceless."

Amen. Thank you, Peggy.

NEVER apologize for standing up for what is right. NEVER.

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Response to woo me with science (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:57 PM

7. Thank you, my dear woo me with science...

I just wanted to reinforce what WCGreen does.

I greatly appreciate your very kind words...

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:34 PM

2. Just make sure your

elected Federal congress people know your views. They have to buy off an any plan anyhow. The President is not the only voice in this debate.

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Response to Dyedinthewoolliberal (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:35 PM

3. I had Kucinich as my rep and now I have some ass hole Republican....

My old friend Sherrod Brown is on board.

I write to Portman all the time because he was suppose to be "moderate..."

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:36 PM

4. Obama doesn't care about seniors, unemployed, disabled n/t

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Response to leftstreet (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:51 PM

5. That is NOT true. n/t

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Response to leftstreet (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:01 PM

9. +1 times a zillion

 

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:00 PM

8. President Obama is the one who should be apologizing for his unconscionable

 

determination to cut SS.

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Response to forestpath (Reply #8)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:13 PM

12. Obama's failure to cut SS is clearly proof that he intends to do so. YUP.

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:11 PM

10. Thank you WCGreen, for showing us what it actually means for seniors

to be tossed around like a political football - it is awful

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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:13 PM

11. You are far from the only one, there are many of you guys.

With Democrats like you guys, who needs Repubs to cut the President down.

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Response to ywcachieve (Reply #11)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:30 PM

13. With Democrats proposing GOP ideas...

Who needs Republicans at all?

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