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Citizen Worker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-12-11 08:34 PM
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17. God only chose a select few million to be rich. Unfortunately, that means most of us have been left
to pay for the rich being rich.
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  -I just turned 52. Paid into the system my whole life. So FUCK ME. Atman  Apr-12-11 08:10 PM   #0 
  - Yes, fuck you. I don't understand how they expect someone  Curmudgeoness   Apr-12-11 08:19 PM   #1 
  - I turn 56 in 19 days....  mike_c   Apr-12-11 08:32 PM   #13 
  - My way of looking at all of this is, fight like hell, and if you lose  Curmudgeoness   Apr-12-11 08:38 PM   #20 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-13-11 01:59 AM   #55 
  - My Dad's 49, and he pretty much said the same thing: "Fuck 'em!"  missheidi   Apr-12-11 08:34 PM   #16 
  - "Or...maybe we will all revolt"  TBF   Apr-12-11 08:45 PM   #24 
  - And we should start now, before changes are made.  Curmudgeoness   Apr-12-11 08:56 PM   #33 
     - Agree with everything you've said. It's very sad but I don't see any other way at this point. nt  TBF   Apr-13-11 07:10 AM   #61 
  - Under 55 here (but not young by any means) - there is NO WAY  ProfessionalLeftist   Apr-13-11 08:33 AM   #68 
  - I'm 51 and used my entire 401K when I was sick,so fuck me,too.  w8liftinglady   Apr-12-11 08:20 PM   #2 
  - Well at least your not alone...  Imagevision   Apr-12-11 08:22 PM   #3 
  - Notice how NOBODY ever calls the "raise the retirement age" crowd with employment stats.  Pholus   Apr-12-11 08:22 PM   #4 
  - From Lionsgate Films "The Fucked" Starring a whole shitload of us.  Safetykitten   Apr-12-11 08:22 PM   #5 
  - And yet the part will go to Tom Cruise who will make a few mil portraying us. Ironic. n/t  Exilednight   Apr-12-11 08:25 PM   #6 
  - +1 n/t  wisteria   Apr-12-11 08:50 PM   # 
  - LOL!  Change has come   Apr-13-11 12:43 AM   #52 
  - Move over, let me squeeze into this boat  DeeJay   Apr-12-11 08:25 PM   #7 
  - well, see, we should all have had the good sense to be rich  anarch   Apr-12-11 08:26 PM   #8 
  - God only chose a select few million to be rich. Unfortunately, that means most of us have been left  Citizen Worker   Apr-12-11 08:34 PM   #17 
     - I suspect that God didn't choose them...  M155Y_A1CH   Apr-12-11 10:14 PM   #42 
        - The rich don't like hearing that.  xmas74   Apr-12-11 11:05 PM   #46 
  - Wonder if someone will try to organize a 10-million-man march?  indepat   Apr-12-11 08:26 PM   #9 
  - Maybe, but the press won't cover it. They'll be covering 12 people at a Tea Bagger rally  Atman   Apr-12-11 08:31 PM   #11 
     - So true! nt  LiberalEsto   Apr-13-11 04:06 PM   #75 
  - Why can't we file a class action lawsuit of theft?  MadMaddie   Apr-12-11 08:29 PM   #10 
  - MoveOn and other progressive groups should create ads around this  malaise   Apr-12-11 08:31 PM   #12 
  - Don't expect much from MoveOn, they're merely a democratic party front group that serves up just  Citizen Worker   Apr-12-11 08:37 PM   #19 
     - FFS I'm tired of the divide and rule on this MB n/t  malaise   Apr-13-11 05:18 AM   #58 
  - I'd like to have every cent that I've paid in back  Horse with no Name   Apr-12-11 08:33 PM   #14 
  - My Mom used to say things like that. Then Medicare paid for $500 grand of hospitalization for her...  onehandle   Apr-12-11 08:38 PM   #21 
  - All well and good. She paid into it...she utilized it  Horse with no Name   Apr-12-11 08:45 PM   #25 
  - Yeah, we should be at least entitled to get what we paid in. n/t  wisteria   Apr-12-11 08:47 PM   #27 
  - plus the interest nt  LiberalEsto   Apr-13-11 04:07 PM   #76 
  - Also notice...most of the bastards advocating this are OLDER.  Atman   Apr-12-11 08:34 PM   #15 
  - Of course, that is why they can push this without any concern. n/t  wisteria   Apr-12-11 08:49 PM   #28 
  - There will be no lube.  Change has come   Apr-13-11 12:55 AM   #53 
  - Really? Ya' think we'll get a lube with that, Atman? Kinda doubt it. n/t  Mnemosyne   Apr-13-11 05:17 PM   #77 
  - Too bad you ain't a military contractor. You could name your own price. n/t  HysteryDiagnosis   Apr-12-11 08:35 PM   #18 
  - what the hell are you talking about! Read the budget.  Windy   Apr-12-11 08:40 PM   #22 
  - "to those receiving benefits"  Horse with no Name   Apr-12-11 08:50 PM   #29 
  - We are discussing those who would have been receiving them in the future. n/t  wisteria   Apr-12-11 08:51 PM   #30 
  - To those CURRENTLY receiving benefits  Atman   Apr-12-11 08:56 PM   #32 
  - Where the hell did you go?  Marr   Apr-12-11 11:39 PM   #50 
     - It all pays the same.  Change has come   Apr-13-11 12:57 AM   #54 
  - Turned 50 last week...  CantAffordBootstraps   Apr-12-11 08:44 PM   #23 
  - I am in this 50's group, lost my position and had to use my 401K to stay afloat.  wisteria   Apr-12-11 08:46 PM   #26 
  - What I had LEFT of my 401k AFTER the Wall Street fuckers used it to gamble with  Horse with no Name   Apr-12-11 08:53 PM   #31 
  - All you can look forward to is getting fucked up and fucked over.  Stinky The Clown   Apr-12-11 08:58 PM   #34 
  - I just turned 51.  LWolf   Apr-12-11 08:59 PM   #35 
  - While your offer may be tempting, I'm married...  tnlefty   Apr-12-11 09:12 PM   #36 
  - us old folks ain't fooled  mikehiggins   Apr-12-11 09:19 PM   #37 
  - I am 54 and have been paying in for 38 years, with another 16 or so to go.  kestrel91316   Apr-12-11 09:43 PM   #38 
  - According to the Republicans if you under 55 you have plenty  doc03   Apr-12-11 09:44 PM   #39 
  - It's all about bad choices and lack of planning  Mulhane   Apr-12-11 10:00 PM   #41 
  - Better start working FIVE JOBS! nt  flamingdem   Apr-12-11 10:25 PM   #44 
  - Heard a ridiculous, insulting segment on CSPAN the other day.  woo me with science   Apr-12-11 10:33 PM   #45 
     - "We'll cut your income every year, but why aren't you saving more?"  Ikonoklast   Apr-13-11 07:13 AM   #63 
        - Exactly!!!  marew   Apr-13-11 11:25 AM   #73 
  - What happened?  JVS   Apr-12-11 09:44 PM   #40 
  - Not sure who you're addressing, but nothing "happened" except a full physical.  Atman   Apr-13-11 07:26 AM   #64 
     - I mean what happened as far as policy goes. Did they announce that under 55 won't be getting SS?  JVS   Apr-13-11 07:28 AM   #65 
        - Not SS, Medicare. SS, they're RAISING the eligibility age.  Atman   Apr-13-11 07:32 AM   #66 
  - GOPTEAPARTY can fuck off nt  flamingdem   Apr-12-11 10:24 PM   #43 
  - States better start building new prisons...  Contrary1   Apr-12-11 11:13 PM   #47 
  - No cuts made by politicians until they give up their pensions and healthcare.  Raschel   Apr-12-11 11:29 PM   #48 
  - Does anyone know how to get a list of all the perks that congress receives?  Raschel   Apr-12-11 11:36 PM   #49 
  - Being older than whatever the cutoff is won't help anyway.  JoeyT   Apr-12-11 11:50 PM   #51 
  - My guy is 53 and his health insurance sucks ass.  blueamy66   Apr-13-11 01:59 AM   #56 
  - Don't want to pay my SS? Fine, give me my money back at 6% prime NOW! nt  Bonobo   Apr-13-11 02:01 AM   #57 
  - been paying into this since I was 16, NOT ENTITLEMENT! nt  atomic-fly   Apr-13-11 06:48 AM   #59 
  - seriously! nt  atomic-fly   Apr-13-11 06:49 AM   #60 
  - He touches SS or Medicare....he can kiss the WH goodbye. You cannot change the rules  in_cog_ni_to   Apr-13-11 07:13 AM   #62 
  - Me too,  PRETZEL   Apr-13-11 07:42 AM   #67 
  - I turn 55 in October, so I will probably miss the boat by literally days. nt  NorthCarolina   Apr-13-11 08:36 AM   #69 
  - Strange thing about this thread, we're acting like this has PASSED! No way can  flamingdem   Apr-13-11 10:24 AM   #72 
     - The concern is that SS remains on the table, and that  woo me with science   Apr-14-11 05:48 PM   #82 
  - The administration, with the backing of the party, will grant your wish.  blindpig   Apr-13-11 08:54 AM   #70 
  - In the same boat at 51 n/t  Howler   Apr-13-11 10:17 AM   #71 
  - I'm turning 53 later this year... Last employer just tried to f me out of some payroll tax...  cascadiance   Apr-13-11 02:37 PM   #74 
  - 53 here. K&R n/t  Mnemosyne   Apr-13-11 05:23 PM   #78 
  - 53 here. K&R n/t  Mnemosyne   Apr-13-11 05:24 PM   #79 
  - In the past on this board, when I said they wanted us dead....  RagAss   Apr-13-11 05:26 PM   #80 
  - FACT SHEET: The President's Framework for Shared Prosperity and Shared Fiscal Responsibility  Tx4obama   Apr-13-11 05:26 PM   #81 
  - Are we going to have a Day of Rage?  MedleyMisty   Apr-14-11 06:01 PM   #83 

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