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Daddio7 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 1:09 PM
I worked hard for what I have, I mean physical, back breaking, summer sweltering, winter freezing labor. I can live in my paid for home, drive my paid for truck, and wear my old paid for cloths but I need my SS to buy food. I paid in hundreds of thousands of dollars, why should I have to keep working?

There was a time, not long ago, when both Republicans and Democrats agreed that something had to be done about entitlement spending — especially spending on the elderly. But no longer.

Although he promised in his first run for the presidency to reform Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, Barack Obama seems increasingly unwilling to do any of that now.

• The leftwing of the Democratic Party seems increasingly shrill in its insistence that there is no need for any fundamental reform of entitlement spending.

• Even in the left-of-center think tanks and on the liberal blogs, one finds...