Wonder why deficit hawks in DC are trying to cut Social Security? So do we.

Lately there's been a lot of talk about 'austerity measures' to manage the deficit in Washington D.C., but not much in the way of specifics. Perhaps attracting the most attention was President Obama's Fiscal Commission, which proposed benefit cuts and increases in the retirement age. Many elected officials have been reluctant to comment on these plans -- …

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Remind your Senators: “Hands Off Our Social Security”

Yesterday, tens of thousands of people delivered the message: "Hands Off Our Social Security!" to their members of Congress. So many, in fact,  that the Capitol Switchboard became overloaded and the phones went down. Our message is getting through loud and clear, but now is not the time to let up. The Fiscal Commission was …

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