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Woman Fears Eviction Over Social Security Checks
KION ^ | Jul 29, 2011 | Katelyn Sykes

Posted on 07/30/2011 1:45:37 PM PDT by artichokegrower

FREEDOM, Calif--

Thousands of people on the Central Coast are fearing the worst. Social Security offices are being flooded with phone calls about the crisis and one woman is being asked to pay her bills early, before her checks stop coming.

Sarah Franklin lives in Freedom and on Friday morning she got a call from the manager at the apartment complex she lives at, asking for rent early. She said they're afraid she won't have money to pay it next week if she doesn't get her social security check.

"It's just really scary," she said. "I feel like such a baby for crying but the thing is, I'm not by myself, there's other people."

Franklin lives in the Pajaro Vista Apartments, a government funded complex that charges rent based on what you get in social security. Franklin gets about $970 in social security, so her rent is about $250 a month.

It's the end of the month and she's basically out of cash so hearing the complex wanted next months rent early was quite a shock.

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When the government gives you everything they can take everything away.
1 posted on 07/30/2011 1:45:41 PM PDT by artichokegrower
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To: artichokegrower

Oh, please, they’ve already gone out. People who have direct deposit got them a couple of days ago, in fact. More hysteria from the press (although I feel bad for the poor woman, because she apparently was simple enough to believe everything the Dems said).


2 posted on 07/30/2011 1:50:06 PM PDT by livius
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To: artichokegrower

She might just have to get a job!


3 posted on 07/30/2011 1:50:43 PM PDT by DaveyB (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. -John Adams)
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To: livius

My dad gets SS deposited directly, and it doesn’t arrive until the 6th - that is seven days hence.


4 posted on 07/30/2011 1:51:59 PM PDT by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR PRESIDENT!)
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To: artichokegrower

Effin Bowbama scaring the old people!


5 posted on 07/30/2011 1:52:31 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: artichokegrower
If her rent is based on her SS amount, and she doesn’t get a check then the rent would be 0.
6 posted on 07/30/2011 1:54:37 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: livius

My liberal relatives were trying to scare my grandmother about that.

She educated them about the fact that social security could only be cut off through a conscious effort.


7 posted on 07/30/2011 1:54:51 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: artichokegrower

I feel sorry for these elderly people. They are being played like a fiddle by the Obama Administration and the dems, and being in the elder years don’t realize it. Many are fearful and we have nobody to blame but our glorious leader.


8 posted on 07/30/2011 1:54:51 PM PDT by mlocher (Is it time to cash in before I am taxed out?)
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To: SatinDoll

I don’t get mine until the las Thursday of the month........


9 posted on 07/30/2011 1:55:51 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Yep. I wonder if this “government” complex could be open to lawsuits for scaring the residents. Any lawyers here?


10 posted on 07/30/2011 1:57:27 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: livius

I’m sorry, but people can be really stupid.
Instead of finding out the truth for themselves, they get hysterical on cue.


11 posted on 07/30/2011 1:58:15 PM PDT by La Enchiladita (I said it, I meant it and I represent it.)
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To: artichokegrower
she got a call from the manager at the apartment complex she lives at, asking for rent early.

Tell the landlords to shove it, unless their leases have some sort of clause where they can demand rent early whenever they feel like it.

12 posted on 07/30/2011 1:58:25 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: cripplecreek

“My liberal relatives were trying to scare my grandmother about that.”

I wonder what the overlap is between the scare-granny types and the ones who swear SS is fully funded and not a Ponzi scheme ?


13 posted on 07/30/2011 1:58:42 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: artichokegrower

where would the democrat party be without stupid people?


14 posted on 07/30/2011 1:59:43 PM PDT by ken21 (dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: artichokegrower

Don’t worry Sarah....

They made sure to confiscate about 2/3 of your check from my check last month.


15 posted on 07/30/2011 2:00:20 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Coldwater Creek

I get mine on the third Wed of the month - alphabetically?


16 posted on 07/30/2011 2:01:54 PM PDT by mathluv ( Conservative first and foremost, republican second - GO SARAHCUDA!!!!)
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To: PLMerite

I wonder how many of the scare granny types are the same people who want everyone over 40 to die and quit polluting the planet.


17 posted on 07/30/2011 2:03:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Cementjungle
Franklin lives in the Pajaro Vista Apartments, a government funded complex that charges rent based on what you get in social security.

I'm willing to bet the managers of this government funded complex were told to ask for rent payments early as a means of scaring the tenants.

What are they going to do if they can't pay early? Kick them out to make room for illegal aliens?

Given that this is Californistan, that may be a real possibility.

18 posted on 07/30/2011 2:03:36 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: artichokegrower

Propaganda.....more on the way.
Obama will probably evict his grandmother just to show her on TV backing up his lies...


19 posted on 07/30/2011 2:05:29 PM PDT by 4Speed
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To: cripplecreek

Unless the government is planning on spending the funds on something not related to Social Security, the funds are there and won’t be touched. It is a lie that it won’t be paid and it would be illegal.

People should call the Liberals bluff and point out that SS is supposed to be in a “lock box” and not be pilfered for general expenses.

If they claim that the funds can’t be protected, then point out that it is illegal or at minimum crooked for them to steal from the retirement fund — the root cause of the mess we find ourselves in.


20 posted on 07/30/2011 2:05:42 PM PDT by dhs12345
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To: DaveyB

what exactly would you have her do? field work?

an old woman in her 80s can’t pick strawberries.


21 posted on 07/30/2011 2:06:34 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: Vigilanteman

Freedom, CA................HAHAHAHA


22 posted on 07/30/2011 2:06:34 PM PDT by hillarys cankles
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To: All
"Thousands of people on the Central Coast ...."

What the heck is "the Central Coast"???

23 posted on 07/30/2011 2:08:56 PM PDT by jackibutterfly (The American Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.)
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To: artichokegrower

My mother was upset this week yapping about not getting her Social Security check on the 3rd of Aug. & mine is due the 3rd Wed. of the month. I’m not worried as I can see a total call for impeachment if checks do not arrive as scheduled. This government needs to be reduced by at least 50% or more. Too many workers doing duplicate work that is covered by the States.


24 posted on 07/30/2011 2:08:56 PM PDT by jrcats (Justice is blind and deaf in Florida.)
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To: SatinDoll
My dad gets SS deposited directly, and it doesn’t arrive until the 6th - that is seven days hence.

Mine is direct deposited on the third Wednesday of each month. RAT fear tactics appear to be working on a lot of folks; we need to counter that with the truth.

25 posted on 07/30/2011 2:10:10 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: mathluv
I get mine on the third Wed of the month - alphabetically?

No, alphabet has nothing to do with it.

SS used to be sent to arrive on the 3rd of the month. That hasn't changed for anyone who is receiving their SS on that date.

A change was made several years ago that spreads out the deliveries, whether by direct deposit or by check. People born in the first third of the month get theirs on the second Wednesday of the month; people born in the middle third get theirs on the third Wednesday; anyone born in the last third of the month get theirs on the fourth Wednesday.

26 posted on 07/30/2011 2:11:14 PM PDT by Bob
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To: artichokegrower

The story doesn’t make sense. If the Landlord fears she will not have the money if the checks do not come in what makes the fool think she has the money now?


27 posted on 07/30/2011 2:13:05 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: artichokegrower
she got a call from the manager at the apartment complex she lives at, asking for rent early.

That's just stupid. If she had the money, she'd have it after the 1st. So paying early wouldn't make a difference.

28 posted on 07/30/2011 2:16:54 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: artichokegrower

Exactly the civil unrest and fear Obama wants to foment and his leftist media will exploit thru these anecdotal stories.

Hitler had similar tactics.


29 posted on 07/30/2011 2:18:00 PM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: livius

“”People who have direct deposit got them a couple of days ago,””

My direct deposit is on or about the 15th of each month.


30 posted on 07/30/2011 2:19:33 PM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: artichokegrower

Exactly. Something these people never seem to understand.


31 posted on 07/30/2011 2:21:21 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: artichokegrower

Someone should let these folks know about HR2496- The Promise Act by Michelle Bachmann. This bill guaranteed that no matter what happened, military pay and Social Security would not be impacted. This was passed by the House and Harry Reid, all by himself, tabled the bill and refused to let it even come up for a vote in the Senate. If anything is held up, they should place blame squarely at Harry Sheriff of Nottingham Reid.


32 posted on 07/30/2011 2:22:52 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Vigilanteman
I'm willing to bet the managers of this government funded complex were told to ask for rent payments early as a means of scaring the tenants.

And then the media peons get a tip on where to find the scared people.

33 posted on 07/30/2011 2:23:04 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Bob

A change was made several years ago that spreads out the deliveries, whether by direct deposit or by check. People born in the first third of the month get theirs on the second Wednesday of the month; people born in the middle third get theirs on the third Wednesday; anyone born in the last third of the month get theirs on the fourth Wednesday.


Thanks for explaining.


34 posted on 07/30/2011 2:23:45 PM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Vigilanteman
Franklin lives in the Pajaro Vista Apartments, a government funded complex that charges rent based on what you get in social security.

So, if one gets $0 in SS, then I suppose the rent should also be $0.

35 posted on 07/30/2011 2:24:02 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: artichokegrower

Oh, puleez. She has a contract so the landlord can not force her to pay early. The checks are going out just as they’ve always done. This is either totally made up and/or instigated by the msm or it’s just another Hussein scare tactic. Besides, doesn’t she know how hard it is to throw renters out?


36 posted on 07/30/2011 2:24:03 PM PDT by bgill
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To: artichokegrower

don’t you just love how when the left says Boo, their scare tactics always work on certain groups of people?


37 posted on 07/30/2011 2:24:30 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: artichokegrower

Why don’t they run out to the “media” (or wait for the “media” to come to them, as they obviously have) and say, “But Al Gore said there was a Social Security lockbox and it was safe and secure!”.


38 posted on 07/30/2011 2:25:05 PM PDT by jeffc (Prayer. It's freedom of speech.)
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To: Venturer

The apartment is government funded, why do they care if the people pay “rent” or not?


39 posted on 07/30/2011 2:28:30 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: artichokegrower

Rather than call the SS office they should reverse the threats, call the White House and let the president know that his threats against the people will result in threats against him.

Taking their lives will not be tolerated


40 posted on 07/30/2011 2:28:30 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ....Flash mobs are trickle down leftwing REDISTRIBUTION))
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To: dhs12345
People should call the Liberals bluff and point out that SS is supposed to be in a “lock box” and not be pilfered for general expenses.

The same with things like highway funds. I've read that something like 30% is skimmed off the top of highway funds for things not even remotely related to transportation. Then money goes to things like bike paths, rain gardens, and sustainable communities.

If it were up to me, highway funds would go strictly to interstate highways and their bridges. The states and local communities could deal with their own roads. Hell I live on a dirt street and it doesn't cost a dime to maintain because they don't even run a plow down here during the winter.
41 posted on 07/30/2011 2:29:01 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Coldwater Creek; Cementjungle

If her rent is based on her SS amount, and she doesn’t get a check then the rent would be 0.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =

If you people insist on bringing logic to the table, you will definitely be sent to bed without any supper.....


42 posted on 07/30/2011 2:32:16 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) We have got to get serious about 'retiring' the present House and Senate.)
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To: livius
Obama should be impeached for scaring the American public as he has done about Social Security and Medicare. There are many seniors whose health cannot take such worry. The president is not elected to frighten the public. Whatever else bad he has done, this is the worst. This tactic is childish, sophomoric, early campaign terrorism. It is way out of place coming from the Oval Office.

Obama has not led people to feel confident about anything, but has, rather frightened his countrymen. This is a terrible legacy he now owns, no matter how the current issue on the debt ceiling gets resolved.

History will record him as an enemy to the people's faith and peace of mind during this trying time. He has hurt millions with his innacurate accusations and fear mongering speeches. He is an evil, spiteful, vengeful man who has no comprehension of what his role is in the White House and has let his thin skin and ego take precedence over the welfare of the people he is supposed to protect.

43 posted on 07/30/2011 2:33:23 PM PDT by CitizenM (He who is silent is understood to consent)
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To: SatinDoll

There may be some schedule for sending them out that differs. The person I consulted had already gotten the deposit and seems to get it on the last Thursday of the month.

However, in any case, this means that they’re all going out, and as usual, somebody is just trying to scare this old lady.


44 posted on 07/30/2011 2:34:43 PM PDT by livius
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To: La Enchiladita

>> Instead of finding out the truth for themselves, they get hysterical on cue.

In the cooperative effort of deception, GOP leaders are not allaying the unnecessary fear prophesied by the liar-in-chief.


45 posted on 07/30/2011 2:36:34 PM PDT by Gene Eric (May our dreams converge for a free and prosperous nation.)
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To: CitizenM

I agree. It’s cruel - but then, I have always thought Obama was a nasty SOB.

His own family may have been raving Marxists, but they were well-off, and he has no sympathy for people who aren’t. Bush’s family was well-off, but he did sympathize (perhaps even a bit too much!) and never would have done anything like this.


46 posted on 07/30/2011 2:38:29 PM PDT by livius
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To: Bob
A change was made several years ago that spreads out the deliveries, whether by direct deposit or by check. People born in the first third of the month get theirs on the second Wednesday of the month; people born in the middle third get theirs on the third Wednesday; anyone born in the last third of the month get theirs on the fourth Wednesday.

Ah! Thanks for the explanation.

47 posted on 07/30/2011 2:39:38 PM PDT by livius
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To: jackibutterfly

Vandenberg to Monterey, more or less


48 posted on 07/30/2011 2:42:24 PM PDT by Chaguito
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To: artichokegrower

Pretty nice place to live for $250 a month. $250 covers less than two weeks of just property taxes for me.

http://www.lexingtonrents.com/pajaro2.html


49 posted on 07/30/2011 2:44:32 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: cripplecreek
Exactly!

When allowed the lottery here in Colorado, it was clearly stated on the ballot that the funds would go to State parks and recreation.

Shortly after the ballot passes, the State government ignored this requirement and started spending the funds on other things like prisons, etc. We had ANOTHER election which made it very clear how and where the wanted the money spent.

Seems like the same MO for the bureaucrats.

50 posted on 07/30/2011 2:45:56 PM PDT by dhs12345
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