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IT'S OFFICIAL: One of Liberals' Worst Fears About Obama Came True

Brett LoGiurato | Business Insider | April 10, 2013 |

In December, Max Richtman attended a meeting at the White House with other progressive groups during the negotiations to avert the fiscal cliff.

As the president and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Richtman only wanted to tell President Barack Obama one thing: No cuts in either of the two programs.

"He told me, 'We agree with you,'" Richtman said today, recalling the meeting. "Well, I guess something has changed since then."

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Social security is a Ponzi

Social security is a Ponzi scheme. My grandmother made out like a bandit. Even she admitted that she got back much more than she ever paid in. My mother will probably get back about what she and my father paid in. My generation will not get back what we paid in. The generation after me will probably not get back anything at all. That is the way Ponzi schemes work -- early "investors" make a lot of money and latecomers are left holding the bag. The main difference between a government Ponzi scheme and the usual kind is that the government Ponzi scheme is mandatory. So far the only big change made in Social Security was the cut in the payroll tax -- since that tax funds Social Security it had the effect of putting Social Security into deficit sooner. Remember that entitlement programs are only popular because they are run in ways that guarantee a deficit. If people had to pay enough in taxes to fully fund the entitlements they would see that the entitlement programs are no bargain and wouldn't support them. So was Obama being disingenuous when he said he wouldn't cut Social Security? Sure. But no politician can afford to tell people the truth about Social Security -- either the benefits will have to be cut or the payroll taxes will have to be increased substantially.

However, Social Security is a model of fiscal probity compared to Medicare. Obamacare will be sucking money out of Medicare all the while the demand and expenses for that program continue to climb.

Unless or Until We Have Open and Honest Elections.....

Unless or Until We Have Open and Honest Elections, we will never elect anyone that will follow the constitution...

As the old Roman Empire continued to degenerate, the line of Caesars became more and more oppressive and tyrannical..

The Senate gave over its power to one man, Caesar or as in Eqypt, Pharaoh..

The bible says, "There is nothing new under the sun..Civilizations rise and they fall.

Our empire is falling at warp speed....

Maybe Ron Paul is right - America is GONE!

Not Surprising at all

Can we send drones to the White House?

Americans

Americans send drones to Washington DC every election. :P

ba-dump-bump ((crash))!

(This really deserved a rimshot!) :)

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

I guess that means

that more Obama supporters will not vote for him again in 2016!

Oh....wait a minute - he isn't supposed to be able to run again anyway!
Dangit!

Just Wait For Hillary

to take up where Obama leaves off

Thank God there can never be

Thank God there can never be another BO again. Glad we got that out of our system.

Although that sounds like a great relief,

it seems that each new president is worse than the last. I hate to think of who will be the next president and what she may do to further erode our rights and freedoms.

Yeah. Well....

Which is why

I said he isn't supposed to be able to run in 2016. But then again I guess he can declare martial law and cancel the next election.

That bill is still being

That bill is still being tossed around? I thought it died in committee.

Southern Agrarian