NO C.O.L.A. FOR SENIORS IS PAYING FOR WHAT? Senior will not be getting a C.O.L.A for the third year. How much is it saving the government and what does it pay for? Incarcerations illegal aliens. School lunches and breakfast for children of illegal aliens? Healthcare for illegal aliens and their children. Instate tuition for children of illegal aliens and eventually amnesty? Putting people to death in prison? Everyone in America is making is making sacrifices except illegal aliens. Congress has made sure that social security recipients will not receive a COLA for the next two years. Congressional members received a $4,700 pay raise in January of 2009, and in March of 2009, voted to curtail any increase until 2011. The congressional members currently receive an annual sum of $174,000.00. Why do they receive a raise in 2011, but social security will still have a cola freeze? The well being of our senior citizens is in jeopardy. 7 out of 10 seniors have stipulated that they will suffer financially due to the lack of a COLA increase in their 2010 social security income. This information was gathered by a telephone poll conducted October 21 - 29, 2009 by the Insured Retirement Institute. Many seniors will be and have been just barely living on beans, rice, and ramen noodles. Many have gone and will go without needed doctor visits and medications. Many have and will lose their homes because they can no longer meet their expenses. (And Section 8 Housing program is closed indefinitely) social security cola rip off. Senior Citizens Unite!