I know this is not my usual type of post, but I wanted to do more than just forward this in an email. Please take a moment to read, and then copy into an email and forward to as many people as you can – and don’t forget to send it to your local and state government officials. We must unite against these forms of injustice especially in this time of economic distress. When milk is over $4 a gallon, gas is nearly $3 a gallon and minimum wage ranges from $5.15 – $7.15 an hour how do our politicians expect us to make ends meet. By the time they take out taxes, you have to work 2 hours just to pay for that gallon of milk and gas. No wonder so many Americans are on public assistance, in credit card debt up to their eyeballs, supporting both their parents and their children who were either forced to move back home or weren’t able to leave, and taking anti-depressants. If it weren’t for Jesus, I know I would not be able to get through each day. PRAY PRAY PRAY!!! Well, here goes – and as usual, I welcome your comments and feedback. God Bless and take care.
IT DOESN’T MATTER IF YOU ARE REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT, You are an American!
Please Keep THIS GOING!!!!
2008 Election Issue!!
GET A BILL STARTED TO PLACE ALL POLITICIANS ON SOC. SEC.
This must be an issue in “2008” Please! Keep it going.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election years. Our Senators and Congress-persons do not pay into Social Security and, of course, they do not collect from it. You see, Social Security benefits were not suitable for persons of their rare elevation in society. They felt they should have a special plan for themselves. So, many years ago they voted in their own benefit plan. In more recent years, no congressperson has felt the need to change it. After all, it is a great plan. For all practical purposes their plan works like this: When they retire, they continue to draw the same pay until they die. However an Increase could result time to time for cost of living adjustments. (cost of living adjustments? were’nt they outlawed some time back – LOL)
For example, Senator Byrd and Congressman White and their wives may expect to draw $7,800,000.00 (that’s Seven Million, Eight-Hundred Thousand Dollars), with their wives drawing $275, 000.00 during the last years of their lives. This is calculated on an average life span for each of those two Dignitaries. Younger Dignitaries who retire at an early age, will receive much more during the rest of their lives. Their cost for this excellent plan is
$0.00. NADA..! ZILCH…
This little perk they voted for themselves is PAID FOR BY You and I. The funds for this fine retirement plan come directly from The General Funds or Our Social Security Plan, which you and I pay (or have paid) into, every payday until we retire (which amount is matched by our employer). We can expect to get an average of $1,000 per month after retirement. We would have to collect our average of $1,000 monthly benefits for 68 years and one (1) month to equal Senator Bill Bradley’s benefits!
Social Security could be very good if only one small change were made. That change would be to:
Jerk the Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from under the Senators and Congressmen. Put them into the Social Security plan with the rest of us then sit back and see how fast they would fix it.
If enough people receive this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted and maybe good changes will evolve. How many people CAN you send this to? Better yet…… How many people WILL you send this to ?
I HEREWITH FIRMLY STATE THAT I WILL NOT VOTE FOR ANY POLITICIAN, REGARDLESS OF THE OTHER ISSUES, IF HE/SHE DOES NOT SPONSOR AND SUPPORT THE REFORMATION OF OUR SOCIAL SECURITY. THAT INCLUDES EVERYONE STANDING FOR ELECTION IN 2008. LET US SHOW OUR LEADERS IN WASHINGTON THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES ARE NOT GOING TO BE PASSED OVER. SHOW THEM THE POWER OF OUR UNITY AND THE POWER OF THE INTERNET. LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE WITH ME ON THIS BY FORWARDING TO EVERYONE IN YOUR ADDRESS BOOK.
You know, this plan would also work on health insurance, auto insurance, and much more. The possibilities are limitless.