Democrats Buying Votes Sending $500 Checks to Social Security Recipients

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    Democrats Buying Votes Sending $500 worth of checks to Social Security Recipients rich & poor alike.

    The Democrats know that Old People are the largest block of voters in a non-presidential election year. So they give them a heavy dose of pandering to make sure they vote for them during this congressional election cycle.

    So under the stimulus bill they mailed out $250 checks to Social Security Recipients.

    Now Democrat Pomeroy Introduces the Seniors Protection Act of 2010 that will send another $250 check to Social Security Recipients just before the November elections. At the same time these slime-balls are running ads saying Republicans want to take away their Social Security & Medicare to scare seniors.
     
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    This is idiotic. There was no cost of living increase in Social Security because....

    *Gasp*

    The cost of living did not increase. So WTF are seniors being protected from? Stable prices?
     
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    I'm not sure how giving $250 once in 2009 and maybe $250 once in 2010 is buying votes. :eusa_eh:
     
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    I suggest the old folks use it towards a firearm purchase.
    In a couple of years it will be a must.
     
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    Notice how they said the first $250 check was a one time payment?

    Now they are again calling this next $250 check a one time payment.
     
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    The rate of inflation in 2009 was about 2-3%, wasn't it?

    The COLAs for 2009 won't be paid.

    So $250 is actually less costly than the COLA.

    And in the longer run, that $250 is much, much cheaper than the COLAm since that 2-3% increase would continue to be paid every year thereafter.

    So what you pne person might see as a cynical attempt to buy votes was also an enormous tax savings, not only this year, but every year thereafter, too.
     
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    Well, you can only cash a check once, that must be what they are referring too.
     
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    This. And food supplies as well.
     
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