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In other words, 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!
IT DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU ARE REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT!
KEEP IT GOING!!!!
Propose this in 2009:
START A BILL TO PLACE ALL POLITICIANS ON SOCIAL SECURITY
(This is worth reading. It is short and to the point.)
Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election years.
Our Senators and Congresswomen 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.
Except it may increase from time to time for cost o f living adjustments..
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 free to them. You and I pick up the tab for this plan. The funds for this fine retirement plan come directly from the General Funds;
"OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK "!
From our own 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
Or, in other words, we would have to collect our average of $1,000 monthly benefits for 68 years and one (1) month to equal Senator Bill Bradley's benefits!
Social Security could be very good if only one small change were made.
That change would be to:
Jerk the Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from under the Senators and Congressmen.. Put them into the Social Security plan with the rest of us
Then sit back.....
And see how fast they would fix it.
If enough people receive this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted and maybe good changes will evolve.
How many people CAN you send this to?
How many people WILL you send this to ?
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|Reviewed by - - - - - TRASK
|IT REALLY SUCKS BIG TIME...
I Am On Social Security + Medical,i.e. 4 YUears Later I Cannot Get 2 Crowns Replaced...Yet L A Sleazy County US TAXPAYER$ Paid Out To Illegals Mexicanos In Welfare,Medical,Food Stamps Year 2007:
Doe Not Include $5,000 Delivery Each Trash Bin Baby's...
No Statistics Will Ever Be Printed I Wager For It Is For 2008:
Over $1 Billion$...
Etal: Only An ACT Of (GOD) Will STOP It....
|Reviewed by Vicki Wells (Reader)
|I learned something today, and I shared it. Thanks Mark. I posted a link for your Collecting Social Security? on my facebook page.
|Reviewed by Georg Mateos
|I have a general contact list of nearly thousand that in a minute will receive your article after I copy and paste.
All along many had complained but don't heard, why? because America starts with an A, for Apathy, followed by a M for Morons, should I continue?
Maybe we need another 40 days and 40 nights of rain, and not a Noah in sight, to have America cleaned up once and for all.
Mark M Lichterman