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A plan to close Social Security field offices and outsource its work

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From a leaked SSA planning doc — they’re closing their field offices & outsourcing (but shh, don’t tell anyone).
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The disaster that is my (your) coming retirement

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I recently realized that at the rate things are going, I’ll be able to retire a few years after I’m dead.
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Are Dems who propose cuts to Social Security “stupid” or just doing risk-analysis?

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Why do Democrats persist in offering unpopular proposals? Are they stupid, or smart in a different way?
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Meet the people who are so rich they’ve already paid their 2014 Social Security tax

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70 executives from corporations like Starbucks, ComCast, Pfizer & Philip Morris paid their full SS tax in 2 days.
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End the retirement crisis by increasing Social Security benefits

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Warren and Krugman have come out strong for fixing our retirement crisis by increasing benefits. You can help.
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The real Social Security retirement age is already 70

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To get your full benefit, you have to wait five years if you retire at 65. Do the wealthy have to wait? Guess.
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GOP: We can easily avoid default Thursday by not paying Social Security checks

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America has ten times the money it needs to pay its debt. All it has to do is kill off its seniors.
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The mess that is federal benefits post-DOMA

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The feds are busying sifting through a lot of law and regulation to figure out who now gets benefits.
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Obama loses key support for cutting Social Security, Medicare in “Grand Bargain”

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The powerful pro-Obama think-tank Center for American Progress has just abandoned Obama’s benefit cuts.
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Keith Ellison: “I don’t care what party you’re in. I’m in the Social Security party.”

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Progressives in Congress are declaring independence from Dem neoliberal leaders on Social Security benefit cuts,
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