Social Security

Reader Input: Seeing no justice under Obama

Equal treatment under the law? Not in Obama’s America. (I mean) Obama’s executive action that he says is for 5 million immigrants (it will be 4 millions more). Firs ...

Reader Input: Time is coming to settle up

The Declaration of Independence references “... unalienable rights ... the pursuit of Happiness.” I understand an earlier version referred to the right to own propert ...

Reader Input: My bet is we are going broke

Math is neither conservative nor liberal. So why has neither party faced the facts? It’s simple math. Our government spends more then they steal from us. The U.S. citizens ...

Reader Input: Missing patriots, not leaders

Let the flag-waving, anthem-singing, we-support-our-troops-from-the-sidelines cheap-shot patriotism have its day. But after the firecracker smoke clears and the ticker tape is swep ...

Business brief: Workshop on Social Security planning for baby boomers

An educational workshop, “Savvy Social Security planning: What baby boomers need to know to maximize retirement income” will be held at 2:30 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Th ...

Reader Input: Stop falling for falsehoods

This Beall clown is ruffling our conservative feathers again (“Look away from teat party suck,” Reader Input, Feb. 27). Can’t you see how he keeps duping us by ad ...

Reader Input: Look away from teat party suck

Those of tea party ilk seem quite titillated with the “government teat” metaphor; as well they should be, given the amount of slurping done by their masters. We don&r ...

Reader Input: Welfare well never runs dry

We are always hearing about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare running out of money? What’s interesting is that the fi ...

Reader Input: Entitlement is endemic in US

We are an entitlement country. Entitlements include aid from the government like Social Security, food stamps, welfare, etc. I believe this is one of the reasons why Mitt Romney ...

Reader Input: House of cards now leaning

There’s an expenditure of $660 million, almost two-thirds of a billion taxpayer dollars, wasted to date. And all we’ve got to show for it is a non-functional Obamacare ...

Workshop to dig into Social Security

“Savvy Social Security Planning: What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income” workshop will focus on educating individuals about Social Security coordi ...

Reader Input: Writer buys into the propaganda

Grant Shaw is utterly misinformed on several serious issues (“Government charity is not charity at all,” Reader Input, Oct 24). There is neither correlation nor opposit ...

Reader Input: So, it’s really happened

The federal government has shut down, threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of families like mine. It’s a good time for us to step back and look at who gets ...

Reader Input: Veterans beware

Different agencies of the U.S. government consider the value of one’s life differently. Our father died on April 30th, the last day of the month. Social Security felt he was ...

Reader Input: Stop bleeding people white

In your paper of Feb. 28, 2013, Paul T. McDaniel wrote an outstanding letter (“Time to get tough with U.S. Congress”). I agree with him 100 percent. Giving all that m ...