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gmann2012 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 10:49 AM
Really? The older Americans are at fault? Use your brain and think about this you liberal idiot...they worked for their income..not had the government tell them, what you earned Belongs to someone else!!! Government spending is out of control because of your stupid elected liberal leaders..not because citizens have gotten older!!!
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 12:50 PM
And the government keeps floating the idea of it taking over our IRAs, for our safety, of course.

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...