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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:25 PM

Email this demand to your representative and Senators regarding Social Security and Medicare

Last edited Fri Dec 8, 2017, 09:41 AM - Edit history (2)

Dear Congress Member,

I didn't realize Social Security and Medicare were entitlements.

I accidentally paid into them every paycheck over the last 40 years.
Please send me a check for a full refund plus interest before you consider cutting my benefits.

Signed,
66 million Americans.

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Reply Email this demand to your representative and Senators regarding Social Security and Medicare (Original post)
liberal N proud Dec 2017 OP
KentuckyWoman Dec 2017 #1
Generic Other Dec 2017 #7
BigmanPigman Dec 2017 #2
babylonsister Dec 2017 #3
Generic Other Dec 2017 #8
spanone Dec 2017 #4
FailureToCommunicate Dec 2017 #5
Ilsa Dec 2017 #6
pangaia Dec 2017 #9
Generic Other Dec 2017 #10
Generic Other Dec 2017 #11
liberal N proud Dec 2017 #15
Lifelong Protester Dec 2017 #12
Generic Other Dec 2017 #17
Jakes Progress Dec 2017 #13
we can do it Dec 2017 #14
liberal N proud Dec 2017 #16

Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:39 PM

1. Years ago my husband said we need a class action lawsuit.

But he decided teams of lawyers would get rich and we'd still get the shaft. Not to mention if the lawyers thought there was any traction in the idea it would have already been done.

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Response to KentuckyWoman (Reply #1)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:28 PM

7. When they shafted the retired vets of their medical

they went to court and won their benefits back.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:01 PM

2. At least you have a chance of getting some of your SS investment back.

As a former teacher in CA I am out of luck. CA is a SS "offset" state along with 12 others. I found out about this when I became a teacher and no one believed me until I produced evidence from the state in writing since it is so unbelievable. In CA if you ever worked and contributed to SS and have earned enough SS credits you are not going to receive SS benefits (actually you get about 15% of what you would get if you never went into teaching). Therefore all the jobs I had, outside of teaching, when I had SS taken out of my paychecks are null and void as far as SS goes. My SS money is gone and will be given to someone else who isn't a teacher in CA.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:03 PM

3. I like this and will post on FB.

If we all did, it might get some traction.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #3)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:30 PM

8. Me too

Should I make a poster?

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:04 PM

4. K&R...

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:21 PM

5. Great notion!

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:26 PM

6. "Entitlement" isn't a dirty word. You are entitled to your

Social Security income because you've (we've) been paying into it whenever we've worked. These are earned benefits, and yes, we need to fight to keep our entitlements!

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Thu Dec 7, 2017, 11:33 PM

9. The ARE entitlements.

We are entitled to them.

Like everything else, republicans have twisted the meaning of something good into something evil.

So, that statement is misleading..

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 12:18 AM

11. Can we use this?



I edited it slightly.

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Response to Generic Other (Reply #11)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 09:39 AM

15. Anything to get the message across

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 12:28 AM

12. Sent to my Congress Critter and two Senators.

Please consider changing benefits and getting rid of the comma at the beginning.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 12:48 AM

13. I will, but

both of my senators favor killing off the old and ill and poor. I live in Texas.

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Response to liberal N proud (Original post)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 09:20 AM

14. Benefits

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Response to we can do it (Reply #14)

Fri Dec 8, 2017, 09:40 AM

16. I am a terrible speller

Fixing

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