GOP Calls For Social Security Overhau...

GOP Calls For Social Security Overhaul Grow Louder

There are 4 comments on the GPB.org story from Mar 15, 2011, titled GOP Calls For Social Security Overhaul Grow Louder. In it, GPB.org reports that:

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell , shown in this file photo, says Republicans are ready and willing to take the lead on overhauling Social Security.

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mckeestown

Morristown, TN

#2 Mar 17, 2011
Here is one you can overhaul:
How divorce affects survivors benefits
If your divorced spouse dies, you can receive benefits as a widow/widower if the marriage lasted 10 years or longer and you are age 60 or older (or age 50 if you are disabled.)

My first wife left me for a younger man after 23 years of marriage. That was 30years ago. Why can she file on my Social Secrity?
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#3 Mar 18, 2011
I remember reading a story about a man who, it was said, had traded his 50-year old wife for two 25-year old mistresses, or only wished he had. It (would have) cost him a bundle. [LAUGHS]
alan

Livonia, LA

#4 Mar 25, 2011
overhall s.s.sounds good to todays deadbeats but lets put facts on the table.the federal government robbed from the s.s.and the working boomers still kept it afloat.the more the boomers paid in the feds took it for other crap!todays workers are being off set with many who dont work and are recieving handouts!they sit on their ass and the feds pay them to do it!between the feds robbing s.s. and the deadbeats not working s.s. is going under.who will be hurt from this?the people who paid into s.s.not the deadbeats?
Fran

Tupelo, MS

#5 Mar 26, 2011
Stay Off ‘My’ Social Security Tit

I’ve been a SSucker for most of my life and now this Boomer is nursing well. WOW- it’s such a good tit that I can actually have groceries and a scoop of ice cream. I just can’t wait until the ‘New’ FDR Socialists start a brand new Ponzi scheme.

I have worked over four decades for my SS and I dang well mean to have it. The youngsters can keep on paying and just get in line when they’re very old. They can try to suck the hind-tit, but the Ole sow will be dry by then.

It’s too bad for all such youngsters, but the same inviolate reasons which demand for SS-Ponzi to collapse shall ultimately dictate the demise of MC-Ponzi. When the grand MC-Ponzi bubble inflates to unsustainable levels, our children, grandchildren and great grandchildren will likewise be defrauded by collapse of Medicare.

It's one thing to participate voluntarily in any Ponzi operation or scheme. But to be a conscripted investor and held captive in both SS-Ponzi and MC-Ponzi, the largest Ponzi operations of Planet Earth is quite another matter.

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