Tag Archives: Social Security

Federal Government Once Again Wants You to Pay It Backward

Here’s yet another example of the U.S. government squeezing the disadvantaged for back payments they don’t have. From the Huffington Post: Seniors Forced Into Poverty As Education Department Demands Payment The Education Department is demanding so much money from seniors with … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The GOP Presidential Primary Debate

Full disclosure: The hardworking staff only saw the first and last half-hours of Wednesday night’s MSNBC Republican presidential primary slapfight, but a little of this crowd goes a long way. So . . . • If you picked “Ronald Reagan” … Continue reading

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ShAARP Divisions On Social Security Cuts

Friday’s Wall Street Journal opened up the family-sized can of worms with this Page One piece: Key Seniors Association Pivots on Benefit Cut WASHINGTON—AARP, the powerful lobbying group for older Americans, is dropping its longstanding opposition to cutting Social Security … Continue reading

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The Redemption Unit, III

(The Redemption Unit Act One and Act Two) Act Three: Woodrow Wilson’s League of Notions There was a union steward at the Boston DO who would end almost every conversation by saying, “Let he who is not without sin cast … Continue reading

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