Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Chrisitie Platform

Chris Christie’s screw-the-seniors platform: I will slash Medicare and Social Security the best! - Salon.com:

...The specific proposals themselves aren’t anything new. He will gradually raise the retirement ages on Social Security and Medicare by two years each, to 69 and 67, respectively. He would also enhance means-testing for each program. The disability insurance component of Social Security will also be on the chopping block, because it’s very stylish in conservative circles nowadays to argue that most people who receive disability payments are just lazy bums who have plenty of years of hard work left in their backs...

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