2ND YEAR OF NO COST OF LIVING RAISE FOR SENIORS, BUT..

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Registered: 12-15-2009
2ND YEAR OF NO COST OF LIVING RAISE FOR SENIORS, BUT..
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Tue, 10-12-2010 - 1:13pm

No COLA for Seniors – Welcome to the club
The Silent Majority ^

Exerpt:

Boca RATON, Fla. – Seniors prepared to cut back on everything from food to charitable donations to whiskey as word spread Monday that they will have to wait until at least 2012 to see their Social Security checks increase.

The government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through a second straight year without an increase in monthly benefits. This year was the first without an increase since automatic adjustments for inflation started in 1975.

“I think it’s disgusting,” said Paul McNeil, 69, a retired state worker from Warwick, R.I., who said his food and utility costs have gone up, but his income has not. He lamented decisions by lawmakers that he said do not favor seniors...

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Registered: 12-15-2009

Tom, didn't any of the information above penetrate?

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Registered: 03-26-2003
Tom, keep up the good fight. If we take a strict literal interpretation of the Bible, those of us who aren't "people of the Book" should be VERY afraid of those who follow its teachings.
Sandy
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Registered: 10-08-2010
True. And you can say the exact same think about the koran too.
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