Some of the U.S. Supreme Court’s most significant decisions are those declining to hear a case. Two weeks ago, the Court made such a momentous non-ruling in refusing to hear a lawsuit, Hall v. Sebelius, challenging government policies that deny other
The Social Security program ran a $47.8 billion deficit in fiscal 2012 as the program brought in $725.429 billion in cash and paid $773.247 for benefits and overhead expenses, according to official data published by Social Security Administration.
The deal between the White House and congressional Republicans includes changes to the cost-of-living formula that amount to needless cuts for seniors.
The alternate media and blogosphere are buzzing with very disturbing stories about how the government intends to steal/seize private retirement accounts.
Erin Bush, manager of the nearby Three G's Flowers and Candle Store, said the explosion terrified her. “I about fell out of my freaking chair,” she said. “I'm still shaking from it.” “I have never in my life heard a boom like that,” she said.
Democrats are eagerly renewing their fight against privatizing Social Security now that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has picked Paul Ryan as his running mate. It was a fight that didn't go well for the GOP when President George W. Bu
Preparing for civil unrest? Ammunition to be delivered to 41 locations across U.S.
ocial Security is debt slavery for the young. Plain and simple , just one of the many failings of government, who simply is incapable of doing business and can only steal and borrow money in order to spend it.The reward for working hard is to have ha
People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who have paid more in Social Security taxes during their careers than they will receive in benefits after they retire. It's a historic shift that will only get worse for future retiree
Lifting the payroll tax cap and better coverage by journalists would help build sustainable future for essential program
Social Security recipients will get a raise in January — their first increase in benefits since 2009. It's expected to be about 3.5 percent. Some 55 million beneficiaries will find out for sure Wednesday when a government inflation measure that de
Expenditures under the Social Security and Medicare programs account for approximately one-third of total federal government spending.
There were only 1.75 full-time private-sector workers in the United States last year for each person receiving benefits from Social Security, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Social Security board of trustees.
Everything in the world is connected to your social security # (slave #), including opening a bank account, signing up for school, buying a house or owning land, and of course getting a job.
(Social Security gone gone gone and the seniors are pissed)
Laid-off workers and aging baby boomers are flooding Social Security's disability program with benefit claims, pushing the financially strapped system toward the brink of insolvency. Applications are up nearly 50 percent over a decade ago as peopl
Can the government afford to send out Social Security checks next week if the debt ceiling isn't raised? The 28 million Americans expecting their payments on Aug. 3 will have to wait and see. Another 27 million people are scheduled to get checks la
Wait a second...... they took in more than they spent? Indeed, which means that the only reason the Treasury has a problem in the present tense is that they have been stealing the tax revenues and replacing them with yet more IOUs.
What you have is a President who has admitted to kiting checks and then borrowing to cover up the theft that previously occurred in the Treasury Department.
"I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd if we haven't resolved this issue," Obama said in an interview with CBS, according to a transcript on the network's web site.
The Trustees (finally) acknowledged that the SSTF had entered a period of perpetual annual cash deficits. This is a very critical milestone and the Trustees of the Fund didn’t see it coming. They missed this tipping point by six years.
Two of the government's most popular programs for the elderly, Medicare and Social Security, will run out of money sooner than thought earlier as a slow-growing economy saps revenues, a report on Friday said. Trustees for the two funds said the Me
Long-shot Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said Tuesday that America's "abortion culture" is harming Social Security, reviving an ages-old argument largely confined to the fringe.
Over the past quarter century, $2 trillion in Social Security and Medicare revenues have been used to finance wars and pork-barrel projects of the US government.
In a recent column on the senior citizen lobby, I noted Social Security is "middle-class welfare" that bleeds the country. This offended many readers. In an e-mail, one snarled: "Social Security is not adding one penny to our national debt, you idiot
The findings of the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll show that most Americans are clueless and unethical. Eight out of 10 Americans probably know what Charlie Sheen did last night but are apparently unaware of the following:
I try to forecast these numbers. My estimate last summer was -35b. So I was off by $14b. I thought I had a negative view. I still missed the revenue number by 3%. A year ago a fellow who knows SS quite well suggested that I was “Chicken Little”...
Desperate people are malleable people if you’re trying to sidestep a Constitution and force an elite-appointed global government on them. Social Security enables working men or women to tell corporations when they approach retirement: “That’s it.
New congressional projections show Social Security running permanent annual deficits unless lawmakers act to shore up the massive retirement and disability program. The Congressional Budget Office said Social Security will pay out $45 billion more in
One-year payroll tax holiday key to toppling seniors' safety net, Sanders warns