It doesn’t matter who’s elected president – federal payroll taxes to fund Social Security are going up on January 1st. Most people don’t seem aware of it.
Like Reagan’s cautious approach to the debates in 1984, Obama knows he is the president. Obama was the cautious champ, picking his moments and more concerned with overplaying his hand than winning every point in the first meeting.
Unlike Obama, Mitt Romney has been talking about his plan to save Social Security on the campaign trail in the recent past. Though it is getting little to no coverage in the national press, it should be getting the positive “buzz” it deserves.
Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.
With flags flying in blustery winds outside, Mitt Romney addressed a crowd of supporters at a Youngstown manufacturing plant, ignoring his primary opponents and focusing directly on President Obama.
Millions of Americans will get an increase in Social Security next year, but that also means others may end up paying higher taxes.
Chris Moore talks with Virginia Reno, vice president for income security policy for the National Academy of Social Insurance, about what lies ahead for Social Security and the millions of seniors who rely on it.
As politicians in Washington fail to compromise on the nation’s debt ceiling, local financial analysts worry about the impact on us.
The annual Social Security statement, mailed out annually a few months before your birthday for all workers over age 25, will soon be a thing of the past.
Whether we like it or not, most of us are impacted by the federal government, so when it shuts down because Congress and the President cannot agree on how much to fund government services, average citizens may be affected.
PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) – Virginia Reno joins Chris Moore to discuss the future of Social Security across the generations. Virginia is the Vice President of the income security policy for the National Academy of […]
Doug Henwood, editor of Left Business Observer, joins Chris to talk about the future of Social Security.