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You better get some of that damned money back..................

... that Obummer gave to the UAW!

the senior citizens won't be getting a cost of living before any of them die, that's for sure!
Obama threw 'em under de bus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WASHINGTON – Social Security and Medicare are fading even faster under the weight of the recession, heading for insolvency years sooner than previously expected, the government warned Tuesday.

Medicare already is paying out more money than it receives, something that happened for the first time last year. And Social Security will be by 2016, a year sooner than had been projected, the trustees' annual report said.

Unless changes in Social Security are enacted, the retirement fund will be depleted in 2037, four years sooner than projected last year. The Medicare trust fund is in even worse shape. It is projected to become insolvent in 2017, two years earlier than expected.

Doesn't he stink?..................

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Asked by mustbeGRACE at 7:10 PM on May. 12, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Oh Sweetie... there are much bigger things out there in the world. Did you know that in about 10 years there will be no more social security anyway?? That's right Hon. Obama is not the cause, it's because we have been giving people money for the past 50 years or so. As amusing as I find your innocence, you have to go back alot further to be filled with such detest...

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:20 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • That's so cute that you think it's all Obama, who has only been in office for about 4 months now. This has been an ongoing issue for the last 5-10 years. Don't be so clueless... Do your research.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:21 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • Happened way before Obama....look it up before you talk.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:27 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • You both need to stop being so rude! How brave of you to critique her views, and then hide behind anonymity so you can bash her! 

    This may have been happening for a while, but Obama is making the problem worse. This country already had a gaping financial wound.. and Obama promised to help in his campaign..but then once he got into office, he started giving money to his buddies and people who boosted him up.  Thanks for the salt in our wound, Mr. Obama.
    I got your back, Grace!


    Answer by brandyj at 7:32 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • This situation does stink, but it's not specifically this president's doing.

    Though I suppose you could argue that he should have suggested that stimulus package money go to the senior citizens before it went to pay for a polar bear museum.

    Answer by mogencreative at 7:32 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • stop bitching and change something. All you are doing is complaining, how are you helping to improve the world. Do you really think that John McCain could have fixed any of these problems with a snap of his fingers. These issues started well before Mr Obama was voted into office. The economic problems will not be fixed in a fews months. This is going to years to fix. This is a world wide problem not just a USA issue. What do you have against Mr Obama. The job he took is the hardest in the world. Give the man a chance.

    Answer by fireball1978 at 7:33 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • Yeah its been going on since before Obama.. but he's our president NOW. Thats the difference here.. who else are we supposed to rely on?

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:35 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • hey fireball- just because someone didnt vote for obama doesnt mean they were going to vote for mccain.. there WERE other options you know.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:36 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • LOL always going to be the same old story with some libs.You sound like a damn robot lady.

    Of course he had to pay his buddies who got him in back

    Answer by tnmomofive at 7:37 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • This is not news. We all knew it was coming. My financial planner (actually still standing and not one of the fallen ones). He said what everyone is afraid to say. SS does not work because people are not dying. The age use to be 50 people would collect and then die. They bumped it up to 60+ and now they are not dying after collecing it. If people live off of SS for 30-40 years well yes the damn fund it going to be depleted. Plan ahead and get a 401K. Stop posting your commentary in the form of fake questions. Go write a blog you could call it Mustbeunhappy.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:38 PM on May. 12, 2009

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