The BABY BOOMERS

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    Are retiring at the rate of ten thousand per day and will be for about the next ten years. They will swell the ranks of the medicare.. so I keep asking myself why does OBAMATAXwant to steal a half trillion dollars in funding from medicare. These are the people who need the most care and they're the ones being stolen from.. the math ain't right.
     
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    Take a pain pill.
     
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    I'm a boomer, thank God I had some money saved.............until the last three years. It's gone, all of it........to keep the company afloat so I didn't have to lay off employees.

    Not sure how we're gonna handle it. Hubby turned 65 in April. ~~sigh~~
     
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    Don't mess with Uncle Ferd when he's perturbed...
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    Tsunami of boomer mental illness looms
    WASHINGTON, July 15`12 (UPI) -- U.S. health officials need to address the mental illness and substance abuse needs of baby boomers, a non-profit group warns.
     
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    Don't bet on it, some parents, as the bumper sticker says, are 'spending their kids inheritance' after wasting what could have been on booze and livin' high on the hog after usin' their kids to help get what they've got, ala Prince of Tides...
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    $30 Trillion Boomer Giveaway Could Pay National Debt, Twice
    7/30/12 ---Conventional wisdom says that Baby Boomers are the beneficiaries of the greatest wealth transfer in history.
    Uncle Ferd says many would settle for an' be happy with 1% of Warren's estate.
     
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    I'm glad someone is admitting it, whether it's someone from the Right, Left, or Middle.

    Baby Boomers ARE retiring.
    Therefore they're dropping from the labor force.
    They're also the ones filing new Disability claims.

    That puts that much more pressure on the administration to do things that fosters an environment rich with hiring opportunities.

    The way things are, now, employers are allowing these people to retire without taking that leap of faith to hire someone new.
    The future is too uncertain for them.
     
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    He wants to let them die?
     
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    Because Obamacare is shifting Medicare toward payment models that produce better care at lower cost. Hence Medicare's current per capita growth rates being the lowest they've been in the program's history.
     
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    He said he would take a half trillion from medicare, but that doesn't mean he's really gonna do it. He's just fudging the numbers to make the ACA look like it won't cost so much. But those of us who don't have our skulls up our asses know damn well they ain't gonna cut nothing. Just like the dems didn't include the doc fix in their numbers, so it wouldn't look so bad.
     
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    They are screaming for people with skills in industry, but they want young people. I have alot of skills but when I apply I am told no.
     
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