Life Should Be Better

Belton, TX

#6657 Apr 20, 2013
Alan Simpson, the Senator from Wyoming calls senior citizens the Greediest Generation as he compared "Social Security " to a Milk Cow with 310 million teats. Here's a response in a letter from PATTY MYERS in Montana ... I think she is a little ticked off! She also tells it like it is!
"Hey Alan, let's get a few things straight!!!
1. As a career politician, you have been on the public dole (tit) for FIFTY YEARS.

2. I have been paying Social Security taxes for 48 YEARS (since I was 15 years old. I am now 63).

3. My Social Security payments, and those of millions of other Americans, were safely tucked away in an interest bearing account for decades until you political pukes decided to raid the account and give OUR money to a bunch of zero losers in return for votes, thus bankrupting the system and turning Social Security into a Ponzi scheme that would make Bernie Madoff proud.
4. Recently, just like Lucy & Charlie Brown, you and "your ilk" pulled the proverbial football away from millions of American seniors nearing retirement and moved the goalposts for full retirement from age 65 to age, 67. NOW, you and your "shill commission" are proposing to move the goalposts YET AGAIN.

5. I, and millions of other Americans, have been paying into Medicare from Day One, and now "you morons" propose to change the rules of the game. Why? Because "you idiots" mismanaged other parts of the economy to such an extent that you need to steal our money from Medicare to pay the bills.

6. I, and millions of other Americans, have been paying income taxes our entire lives, and now you propose to increase our taxes yet again. Why? Because you "incompetent bastards" spent our money so profligately that you just kept on spending even after you ran out of money. Now, you come to the American taxpayers and say you need more to pay off YOUR debt.
To add insult to injury, you label us "greedy" for calling "bullshit" to your incompetence.
Well, Captain Bullshit, I have a few questions for YOU:

1. How much money have you earned from the American taxpayers during your pathetic 50-year political career?

2. At what age did you retire from your pathetic political career, and how much are you receiving in annual retirement benefits from the American taxpayers?

3. How much do you pay for YOUR government provided health insurance?

4. What cuts in YOUR retirement and healthcare benefits are you proposing in your disgusting deficit reduction proposal, or as usual, have you exempted yourself and your political cronies?
It is you, Captain Bullshit, and your political co-conspirators called Congress who are the "greedy" ones. It is you and your fellow nutcase thieves who have bankrupted America and stolen the American dream from millions of loyal, patriotic taxpayers.

And for what? Votes and your job and retirement security at our expense, you lunk-headed, leech.
That's right, sir. You and yours have bankrupted America for the sole purpose of advancing your pathetic, political careers. You know it, we know it, and you know that we know it.

And you can take that to the bank, you miserable son of a bitch.
P.S. And stop calling Social Security benefits "entitlements". WHAT AN INSULT!!!!
I have been paying in to the SS system for 45 years “It's my money”-give it back to me the way the system was designed and stop patting yourself on the back like you are being generous by doling out these monthly checks .

EVERYONE!! If you agree with what a Montana citizen, Patty Myers, says, please PASS IT ON!!!!
Life Should Be Better

Belton, TX

#6658 Apr 22, 2013
Bill Cosby "I'm 83 and Tired"
I've worked hard since I was 17. Except for when I was doing my National Service, I put in 50-hour weeks, and didn't call in sick in nearly 40 years. I made a reasonable salary, but I didn't inherit my job or my income, and I worked to get where I am. Given the economy, it looks as though retirement was a bad idea, and I'm tired. Very tired.
I'm tired of being told that I have to "spread the wealth" to people who don't have my work ethic. I'm tired of being told the government will take the money I earned, by force if necessary, and give it to people too lazy to earn it.
I'm tired of being told that Islam is a "Religion of Peace," when every day I can read dozens of stories of Muslim men killing their sisters, wives and daughters for their family "honor"; of Muslims rioting over some slight offense; Muslims murdering Christian and Jews because they aren't "believers"; Muslims burning schools for girls; Muslims stoning teenage rape victims to death for "adultery"; Muslims mutilating the genitals of little girls; all in the name of Allah, because the Qur'an and Shari'a law tells them to.
I'm tired of being told that out of "tolerance for other cultures" we must let Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries use our oil money to fund mosques and Madrasa Islamic schools to preach hate in Australia , New Zealand , UK, America and Canada , while no one from these countries are allowed to fund a church, synagogue or religious school in Saudi Arabia or any other Arab country to teach love and tolerance..
I'm tired of being told I must lower my living standard to fight global warming, which no one is allowed to debate.
I'm tired of being told that drug addicts have a disease, and I must help support and treat them, and pay for the damage they do. Did a giant germ rush out of a dark alley, grab them, and stuff white powder up their noses or stick a needle in their arm while they tried to fight it off?
I'm tired of hearing wealthy athletes, entertainers and politicians of all parties talking about innocent mistakes, stupid mistakes or youthful mistakes, when we all know they think their only mistake was getting caught. I'm tired of people with a sense of entitlement, rich or poor.
I'm really tired of people who don't take responsibility for their lives and actions. I'm tired of hearing them blame the government, or discrimination or big-whatever for their problems.
I'm also tired and fed up with seeing young men and women in their teens and early 20's be-deck themselves in tattoos and face studs, thereby making themselves unemployable and claiming money from the Government.
Yes, I'm damn tired. But I'm also glad to be 83.. Because, mostly, I'm not going to have to see the world these people are making. I'm just sorry for my granddaughter and their children. Thank God I'm on the way out and not on the way in. There is no way this will be widely publicized, unless each of us sends it on! This is your chance to make a difference.
“I’m 83 and I'm tired. If you don't agree you are part of the problem!
HonestObserver

Rochester, NY

#6659 Apr 22, 2013
Just a few quick thoughts I took the liberty to type out:
1. It's almost 1/2 year since the election in question; time to focus on the future?
2. Recent posters are from Texas. Your state has two senators of its own, and surely there are threads somewhere on Topix devoted to them.
3. If you're posting about politics on a free message board not even devoted to politics, wouldn't you rather vent with people of a same ideaology? After all, I'm fairly certain a radical conservative post isn't changing the opinion of a registered Democrat, and a bleeding heart liberal post isn't changing the opinion of a registered Republican. And i'm 100% certain that easily persuaded 17 year old soon-to-be voters aren't reading Topix threads.
Your time would be better spent reading a book, or, if you have such strong feelings, actually spending some time volunteering with a campaign (that does not include simply writing a check to your PAC of choice).

You're welcome in advance for my taking the time to type what countless people are thinking but don't take the time to say.
Richarrd R Swain

Bronx, NY

#6661 Apr 24, 2013
Who do you support....this is incorrect English
Correct English is WHOM do you support
senate

Little Rock, AR

#6662 Apr 24, 2013
none
Biker

Gouverneur, NY

#6664 Apr 24, 2013
Anyone who didn't vote yes for Cuomo's stupid gun control law! If they voted yes to it , they really are not smart enough to be in office! They made a joke of the whole state!
Anonymous

Chennai, India

#6669 Apr 25, 2013
??
tax

New York, NY

#6670 Apr 25, 2013
vote
tax

New York, NY

#6674 Apr 27, 2013
VOTE!!!!!!!!!!
tax

New York, NY

#6675 Apr 28, 2013
VOTE
mrf

La Habra, CA

#6677 Apr 30, 2013
RedBone wrote:
<quoted text>
Blah, blah, blah.
When your candidate becomes POTUS, you can claim superiority...till then, you lose.
HAHA,job creaters lol...you just hit one of the republican talking points.....try something new...THINK FOR YOUSELF!
shrimp cocktail

Boston, MA

#6682 May 22, 2013
What's wrong with the way we talk to each other? gentleman gentleman. listen if we want to see a representative change something. you must tell one which you would like to see. remember we can pass a Bill. It was as easy as making a call, Writing a letter, making a fax. ail we had to do was stay. eating and from there its all about the support you could get. signatures allowed no point intended.

shrimpy_
haha

Syracuse, NY

#6684 May 22, 2013
Really
Politcs Suk

Gouverneur, NY

#6685 May 22, 2013
Time to update the topic, fellas?
NY now

Lincoln, CA

#6688 May 28, 2013
Need to get some new material here.
Bigfoot

New York, NY

#6689 May 28, 2013
Batboy has my support
nogo

San Jose, CA

#6690 May 28, 2013
?
TurdTownToons

Gowanda, NY

#6691 May 29, 2013
Malcolm Wilson
just me

Utica, NY

#6692 May 29, 2013
I will vote for anybody who is not a yellow-bellied socialist, democrat or liberal.
just me

New York, NY

#6694 May 30, 2013
Well now i could lick your ballz

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