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When the Truth Really Hurts – and Scares the Crap Out of Most People

“It’s easy for CEOs with mega-million-dollar retirement funds to demand cuts to Social Security.  They’ll be enjoying their country clubs while America’s already shamefully high poverty rate among the elderly will increase.”

Scott Klinger, of the Institute for Policy Studies, in “Inequality in the Social Security Debate,” March 14, 2013.

Why don’t our elected officials take this issue more seriously?  With the worst economic downturn in U.S. history depleting the savings and home values of millions of citizens and so many people entering their “Golden Years,” there are few other matters that deserve more attention.

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