Tagged: social security
Families with two breadwinners can end up paying more than twice as much in Social Security taxes as families with just one income.
It may be difficult to face facts in an election year, but the fact is that Social Security retirement benefits are just too low.
The supercommittee shouldn't have considered this unreasonable, unprincipled, and unfair cost-cutting plan.
It could raise $100 billion and provide a solution to give retired people the raises they need.
The tea party and its ilk offer us only cold cups of bitter tea while serving up fountains of champagne to the super-rich, Wall Street, and big corporations.
Even though they're afraid to utter the W word, it's pretty easy to see what their views are on issues concerning the majority of voters.
The Great Depression taught Americans that the costs of unemployment and poverty are shared by all of us.
Likening Social Security to a Ponzi scheme was the least crazy thing Perry said during the recent debate among Republican presidential candidates.
Can we really trust for-profit corporations to provide us cost effective health care for those who can't afford it?
Under the guise of debt reduction, the chairman of the House Budget Committee's budget proposal would take from the already poor, give to the already rich.