Category Archives: Social Security

What Iowa Will Stand Up For On Election Day?

One of the most telling remarks following the 2016 election was what the election said about US citizens. The myth of America is that we are a tolerant people who care about the lesser among us. This would line up … Continue reading

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Robbing From The Poor, Giving To The Rich

In case you missed the news Tuesday, Senate leader Mitch McConnell admitted to one of his party’s least kept secrets: they plan to pay for those huge tax cuts for the rich that were passed last December by taking money … Continue reading

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David Young The Epitome Of Today’s Republican Party

Retired teacher schools David Young on taxes (6 minutes) The sound is a little hard to hear so you may want to turn it up. Iowa’s 3rd district has a tight contest going on and I am kind of at … Continue reading

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Older Voters Leaving The Republican Party

“Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social Security.” Several articles around the internet in the past weeks indicate that older Americans are finally starting to understand that the Republican Party is in no way acting … Continue reading

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The Children Are The Future

video 1.5 minutes NPR’s Weekend Edition last Saturday included a story on the seperation of a Guatemalan mother and her 3 year old son. Through an interpreter the NPR host, Scott Simon, conducted the interview. Near the end of the interview … Continue reading

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Cindy Axne: Coming On Strong

There were some surprising fund raising numbers for Iowa’s congressional candidate released early in the week.  Perhaps one of the biggest surprises was Cindy Axne in Iowa’s 3rd district outraising incumbent David Young by over $100,000. Perhaps even as surprising … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: SS And Medicare Are Republicans Next Targets

One Of Many Big Issues In This Year’s Election. Topher Spiro   Topher Spiro Retweeted John Harwood After cutting taxes, they want to cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for it. Make no mistake: this is on the ballot … Continue reading

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US Reps Who Voted To Raid The Social Security Fund

From socialsecurityworks.org:    https://www.socialsecurityworks.org/2018/04/12/politicians-steal-social-security/ (Washington, DC) — The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, in reaction to nearly every Republican member of the House of Representatives, as well as seven Democrats, voting for a Constitutional amendment … Continue reading

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Obscure Court Ruling Sends Ominous Warning Message

While our news media focuses on the ongoing disasters such as the Russian Connection to the White House, the plunging stock market and the fate of those under DACA, some really important news is going under reported. One such story … Continue reading

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Astonishing Number: US Spends $250 Million Per Day On War

That astonishing number is according to International Business Times, what the GWOT – Great War on Terror – has cost the US – some $1.46 Trillion total – since the day planes were flown into the World Trade Center and … Continue reading

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