Skip to comments.Santorum: Trim Social Security now even if painful
Posted on 01/06/2012 6:38:10 PM PST by DJ MacWoW
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“Any of you youngins reading this, keep working and paying, I’m a greedy old coot.”
I’m already working overtime in the coal mine.
If you are aware that SS was a Ponzi scheme, is broke, there is no money and you still want to maintain the status quo then you are supporting a socialist program. If you are OK with that then fine. It is wealth redistribution plain and simple.
If he said the opposite, the Santorum bashers on here would be whining "This is an example why he's NOT a fiscal conservative. Newt is sooooooooo much better on cutting government!!"
Good luck on that.
That was a thoughtless post.
You are 40 and you know you won’t get benefits.
I think most people agree the system is not working and should be phased out.
PHASED OUT. Don’t you get it? People in their 70’s and 80’s were taught to depend on this.
Lives would be ruined if social security was cut or dropped now for people already on it or getting there.
You sound like a hard case, but good luck with your life.
I hope you don’t have any aging parents. They may have to move in with you.
What part do you think I didn’t read? I was basically agreeing with you. Wait and see where the truth is. No I don’t believe a lying liberal, unless he’s found to be telling the truth on a rare occasion.
Get out of attack mode when someone agrees with you.
Do you realize that Santorum has no intention of reducing the benefits of 75 and 80 year olds? Try reading the entire story for goodness sakes.
And you, my friend, are a jerk.
And if you agree with Santorum on immediate changes to benefits currently being received by the elderly, you have no idea of the chaos that would be created.
I’ve said I’m all for phasing it out, protecting those who are on it now and about to be but for those under 55 there should be changes.
If you support Santorum on this, you are in a deluded minority.
My point is that it’s a well known Obsma troll at the AP another daily source of Obama media lies , hit pieces and drive by bs but all
These posters automatically post like the hit piece
Is the gospel and most know it’s the usual overblown lies from
A democrat party operatives.
“When you attack or accuse an individual, you are not dealing with the issue at hand, just merely trying to put the other person on the defensive.”
Review your posts.
I hadn’t thought of that. :)
But we all agree it’s the sound bites and headlines that matter.
A girl can dream.
I’ve never expected to receive a dime from Social Security.
I am in my 40s. I did not vote SSI in. I was forced to pay. Do I expect to see SS? No. But you tell my 70 year old mother who depends on SS that her benefits are going to be cut, she is NOT GOING TO VOTE FOR YOU.
In case you missed that... If you tell my 70 year old mother her SS benefits are going to be cut, SHE IS NOT GOING TO VOTE FOR YOU.
That sweetie, is just how she rolls.
This is why our country is doomed, right here.
Fact, the politicians stole the money. Our parents generation was too focused on themselves to pay attention and now many of them expect my kids to pay more so they can enjoy the rewards the same politicians promised them. Our generation is doing nothing to change it because of what you wrote.... it’s political death.
My grandma took care of her mother. My mom takes care of my grandma. I will take care of my mom. My Aunt took care of her sister who had no kids. It works in much of the world but it’s too inconvenient for us... it’s just easier to make our kids pay for it!
Government pushed entitlements on a willing populace just like a drug dealer pushes dope onto the weak. We are all addicted now, comrade.
One politician talks says the truth and look at the response of many “conservatives” on this forum. Sad.
Okay, I went back and read the story carefully.
I don’t like what he said at all. He was murky on details and shouldn’t have said anything at all until he’d thought more seriously about his plan.
He was for cutting benefits and for means testing. The whole deal with social security as it was sold to us was that it was retirement we were paying for and belonged to us.
There would never be means testing.
They also said that the fund would be kept separate and sacred.
“They” lied about a lot of things.
Now, as it read it, Santorum is advocating means testing and reduction in current benefits.
He’ll probably come out tomorrow and say he was misunderstood and it was all a joke, hahahaha.
But he’s now moved into last place in my estimation when, before he was Number 2.
“Do the evil capitalists hold you down and shove statins and aspirin down your throat?”
Not mine, my FRiend, but they do that to many unsuspecting patients, and not just seniors. Statins are bad, period...cholesterol is not a disease. That is just one of may examples of gross malfeasance on the part of allopathic medicine...
And btw, aspirin is not a bad thing...the malfeasors would shove Tylenol down your throat...one of the leading causes of destroyed livers...hope you prefer aspirin... :)
It’s like Ground hog day every time the Obama media
Need to destroy anyone else from preventing Useful idiot Mittens from losing badly to their Dear Marxist Leader .
Thanks. Santorum has moved into last place for me both for what he proposes and for being stupid enough to propose it now.
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