Our Pentagon is at it again - spending more money and getting far less value than cost-conscious China. And to pay for the current $916 billion annual maybe-war-to-come budget, the elite politicians want to cut your Social Security benefits. Articles are already floating the idea in the Washington Post by scoundrels like Russian-born Max Boot … Continue reading Military wants $124 billion ($300 million each) to buy planes to equal China’s J-20 ($40 million each); elites want to cut Social Security to pay for this!
Retired NYC sanitation worker makes $285K a year from pension That New York Post headline made many folks angry. Do garbage collectors get pensions worth more than they deserve? Are evil unions behind this? Or dopey Dems? Or a PC still running only DOS? To illustrate their point, the newspaper published a photo, sort of … Continue reading N Y Post can’t stand fact that worker earned a big pension while pub’s boss is worth $15,700,000,000
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, pontificated about plans to cut Social Security on Thursday, last week, at the Urban-Brookings Institution Tax Policy Center, Washington, DC. Brady wants to cut Social Security by not only raising the retirement age to 70, but also imposing means testing to cut benefits. He advocated … Continue reading Chinese women retire 17 years earlier than us, but moronic scolds want to hike pension age even higher
Leave it to the greedy politicians and their wealthy puppet masters to come up with yet another “reform” that will benefit the upper class at the expense of the other 99%. This time it’s called the “Fair Tax”, and it's made of fairy dust for the entitled. Every GOP candidate for President appears to have … Continue reading “Fair Tax” by GOP would be fairy tale windfall for the rich
While there has been much discussion about the AMT (Alternative Minimum Tax) and revising it upward so it affects fewer people, Social Security benefits have not received the same attention.The SSA website notes:Beginning in 1984, includes up to one-half of Social Security benefits as taxable income for taxpayers whose adjusted gross income, combined with half … Continue reading Social Security benefits keep dropping…