Tag Archives: Social Security

Setting Democrats right on Social Security

The Press Democrat and Watch Sonoma County feature a “Close to Home” op-ed piece by North Coast Rep. Mike Thompson entitled, “GUEST OPINION: Social Security is not broken, broke or bankrupt.” Since the new congressional districts that will be effective in 2012 will put … Continue reading

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Three Gallup polls to give Rep. Woolsey pause:

First, here is a poll published on April 29, 2011 entitled Americans Blame Wasteful Government Spending for Deficit: And here is the earlier of today’s polls: In U.S., Optimism About Future for Youth Reaches All-Time Low: And finally, one just … Continue reading

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Congress to vote on supplementing Social Security

You’ve seen the headlines this week about Social Security: for the second year in a row there will be no cost-of-living (COLA) increase. The AP typically reported it with undue drama: As if voters don’t have enough to be angry about … Continue reading

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“Social Security…has not contributed a dime to that deficit….”

On The Hill’s Congress Blog Rep. Woolsey wrote an entry last Friday (Aug. 27, 2010) demanding that Alan Simpson resign from the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (the presidential bipartisan group studying “solutions for the nation’s rising budget deficit and … Continue reading

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