Category Archives: Social security

Retirement confidence at record low, March 19, 2013, Worries include jobs debt living expenses rising health care cost Social Security cuts, Record percentage worried

Retirement confidence at record low, March 19, 2013, Worries include jobs debt living expenses rising health care cost Social Security cuts, Record percentage worried

“And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it’s going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we’ve made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That’s why we did it.”…Barack Obama

“The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)[1] imposes numerous tax hikes that transfer more than $500 billion over 10 years—and more in the future—from hardworking American families and businesses to Congress for spending on new entitlements and subsidies. In addition, higher tax rates on working and investing will discourage economic growth both now and in the future, further lowering the standard of living.”…Heritage Foundation

“With a 63.7% labor force participation, “conditions in the labor market are considerably worse than indicated” in July’s report”…economist Joshua Shapiro, WSJ August 3, 2012

 

From CNN Money March 19, 2013.

“Retirement confidence at record low”

“They’re worried about their jobs, high debt levels and rising living expenses, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

Only 13% of workers surveyed said they “feel very confident” that they will be able to retire comfortably — less than half the percentage reported in 2007.

Nearly half — 49% — said they were “not too” or “not at all” confident.”

“Debt is standing in the way of saving. More than half of workers reported having a problem with their level of debt, while only about half of those surveyed said they could definitely cover $2,000 worth of unexpected expenses within the next month.”

“Spiraling health care costs and long-term care expenses are also a growing concern.

In 2013, 29% of respondents expressed concern with their ability to cover medical costs in retirement, up from 24% last year.”

Read more:

http://money.cnn.com/2013/03/19/retirement/retirement-confidence/

Obama E-verify letter, Obama Selective Service Social Security number failed verify, Linda Jordan letter, Immigration Reform and Control Act

Obama E-verify letter, Obama Selective Service Social Security number failed verify, Linda Jordan letter, Immigration Reform and Control Act

We recently were informed that Obama’s social security number that was supplied on his Selective Service Application failed a E-Verify verification. Linda Jordan has sent a letter to Obama requesting his correct social security number.

“Currently, the Immigration Reform and Control Act (1986) require employers, by law, to establish that their employees are eligible to work in the United States.”

“As one of your employers I used due diligence attempting to find a copy of your I-9 on the White House Website and other public records websites and could not. I am including an I-9 Form for you to fill out so I can keep it on file as required by law.

On the White House website I did find your name, date of birth and your address. I found the SSN you are using on a copy of your Selective Service Registration. I have heard you say many times that you are a citizen of the United States.

I registered with the government run E-Verify System and on August 17th, 2011, I entered your name, birthdate, address, SSN and citizen status in to E-Verify. The data was correctly entered. I was allowed to run a check on your eligibility to work in the United States.

I received back a “Notice of Mismatch with Social Security Administration Records: SSA record does not verify, other reason.””

Read more:

http://thesteadydrip.blogspot.com/2011/09/e-verify-letter-to-obama.html

 

Social Security entitlement?, We paid they wasted, Congress gets entitlements, Real ponzi scheme

Social Security entitlement?, We paid they wasted, Congress gets entitlements, Real ponzi scheme

“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.”…Abraham Lincoln

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”…Abraham Lincoln

Social Security entitlement? My ass. Every time I hear that word I get furious. We paid, the ones of us who worked, into this system and were given no choice in the matter. The following email resonated with me.

“What the “H” is wrong?

Remember, not only did you contribute to Social Security but your employer did too. It totaled 15% of your income before taxes. If you averaged only 30K over your working life, that’s close to $220,500. If you calculate the future value of $4,500 per year (yours & your employer’s contribution) at a simple 5% (less than what the govt. Pays on the money that it borrows), after 49 years of working (me) you’d have $892,919.98. If you took out only 3% per year, you receive $26,787.60 per year and it would last better than 30 years, and that’s with no interest paid on that final amount on deposit! If you bought an annuity and it paid 4% per year, you’d have a lifetime income of $2,976.40 per month. The folks in Washington have pulled off a bigger Ponzi scheme than Bernie Madhoff ever had.

I didn’t try to clean up the language in this message. It makes a better impact as it is.
Entitlement my ass , I paid cash for my social security insurance!!!! Just because they borrowed the money , doesn’t make my benefits some kind of charity or handout !! Congressional benefits , aka. Free healthcare , outrageous retirement packages , 67 paid holidays , three weeks paid vacation , unlimited paid sick days , now that’s welfare , and they have the nerve to call my retirement entitlements !!!!!!”

“What the HELL’s wrong??? WAKE UP AMERICA !!!!”

And by the way Rush Limbaugh, I have heard you refer to social security as a entitlement. I hope that you were being sarcastic.

Bill O’Reilly lies and misinformation, Snopes lies and misinformation, Carol Bengle Gilbert Obama supporter or paid Orwellian editor

Bill O’Reilly lies and misinformation, Snopes lies and misinformation, Carol Bengle Gilbert Obama supporter or paid Orwellian editor

“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed
–if all records told the same tale–then the lie passed into
history and became truth. “Who controls the past,” ran the
Party slogan, “controls the future: who controls the present
controls the past.”…George Orwell, “1984″

“The past, he reflected, had not merely been altered, it had
actually been destroyed. For how could you establish, even
the most obvious fact when there existed no record outside
your own memory?”…George Orwell, “1984″

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it“…Joseph Goebbels

Why did Snopes.com state that Barack Obama, Sr. lived in Connecticut when there is no evidence to support his living there and no other source, including Wikipedia, corroborates it.

“As noted above, Barack Obama’s parents divorced when he was only two years old, and his father then moved thousands of miles away, from Hawaii to Connecticut”

http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/muslim.asp

Why did Carol Bengle Gilbert write the following and use Snopes.com as a source?

“A private investigator named Susan Daniels unleashed a firestorm when she and another unrelated private investigator made public allegations that President Obama appears to be using a fraudulent Social Security number.

 Daniels told World News Daily she’s “staking [her] reputation on a conclusion that Obama’s use of this Social Security number is fraudulent.” The Social Security number is question has an 042 prefix indicating issuance in Connecticut.”

“But the telling evidence that this latest Birther claim is unreliable is the scant research about any connection between Obama and the state of Connecticut underlying it. To obtain a Social Security card with a Connecticut prefix, Obama would have used a Connecticut mailing address on his application. Daniels uncovered no connection between Obama and the state of Connecticut, telling World News Daily, “There is no family connection that would appear to explain the anomaly.”

What about Obama’s father, also named Barack Hussain Obama, who lived in Connecticut after divorcing Obama’s mother? That doesn’t count as a family connection?”

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/2999618/obama_social_security_number_fraud.html?cat=9

Is Carol Bengle Gilbert a rabid Obama supporter or one of the paid Orwellian Obama camp misinformation specialists?

From Oct 23, 2008 by Carol Bengle Gilbert.

“Kofi Annan’s philosophy seems to resonate with children who admire Barack Obama. My children, ages 9, 10 and 14, have always accompanied me to the polls as do the children of many other parents in my community. My 14-year-old, Andy, found out about the Leesburg rally and asked me to take him and a friend. This is the last presidential election before the boys will be old enough to vote, so it seemed especially fitting to make the trip. My daughters Cindy and Amy both admire Obama and wanted to come along.”

“I explained that I wasn’t sure how close we would get to Barack Obama because we would be in a huge crowd. In case we did get to talk to Obama, Jacob asked me to deliver a message:

“If you see Obama,” he said, “tell him two little boys really look up to him.”

Those two little boys are not alone. My daughters reported that several children at school were jealous that they were getting to go see Obama. On the way into the rally, a little girl no more than 3 smiled at me and
 
 waved her American flag, shouting, “Obama, Obama.” She was one of many children attending the rally. What amazed me most was that even when the children couldn’t see Obama from their distant perches atop parental shoulders or their positions peering between adult bodies, they retained their interest in getting a glimpse of him.”

“On seeing the McCain signs outside mansions, Cindy observed, “These are all the rich people who support McCain. Most people are poor.””

” In Northern Virginia, it seems like there is little doubt Obama can — and will — win. As someone who once lived in Northern Virginia and felt disconnected from the conservative state politics playing out in Richmond, I suspect that a rally elsewhere in Virginia would have drawn a very different crowd with a less decisive pro-Obama feel. ”

http://aclnk.com/article/1137242/obama_advocates_change_at_leesburg.html?cat=7

It is clear what Carol Bengle Gilbert’s agenda is.

So, what is Bill O’Reilly’s motivation for lying to and misleading the American public?

The Citizen Wells blog has some astute and well informed commenters. From commenter  Pat 1789, 2011/04/13 at 9:33 pm.

“ok they caught it at hannity’s forum. It was BS
Dear Bill Oreally when you went to Harvard how many Foreign students commuted to class from North East Conn. LMAO
from bluecat
—————————————————
Bill O’Reilly lied in spades tonight. He lied and he mislead with an answer to a write at the end of the show.
Paraphrasing:
Email: ‘What about the Connecticut Social Security number?’
BOR response: Obama’s father lived and Connecticut and that explains it.
No, Mr. O’Reilly – now you are just making it up as you go along. You are as bad as CNN and NYT.
There is NO RECORD of Obama Senior EVER living in Connecticut. Except at – (cough, cough) Snopes – where the intellectuals on The View get their info….
http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/muslim.asp
‘…his father moving to Connecticut to continue his education….’
Really Snopes? Where did you get that? It is a lie!
http://truebluenz.wordpress.com/2011…debate-110211/ http://truebluenz.wordpress.com/2011…debate-110211/
“Barack Obama Sr. lived in Hawaii from 1959 until June 1962, when he moved to Massachusetts to attend Harvard University; nothing can be found in the public record that indicates Barack Obama Sr. ever had a Connecticut address.”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama,_Sr.
Obama Sr. traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts where he began a graduate fellowship in economics at Harvard University and rented an apartment in a rooming house near Central Square in Cambridge.
Bill O’Reilly – just another talking another liar.”

From World Net Daily April 14, 2011.

“In an attempt to explain why Barack Obama, who lived in Hawaii as a teen, has a Social Security number that indicates he had a Connecticut address, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly asserted the president’s father lived in the state.

But there is no evidence that Barack Obama Sr., who left Hawaii in 1962 to study at Harvard in Massachusetts and then returned to his home country of Kenya, ever lived in Connecticut.

The controversy over Obama’s Social Security number traces back to a WND story May 11, 2010, reporting that two private investigators working independently were asking why Obama was using a number set aside for applicants in Connecticut while there is no record he ever had a mailing address in the state.”
“O’Reilly responded: “Obama’s father lived in Connecticut for several years, and sometimes the child gets the Social Security number based on the father’s address.”” 

“WND also reported on two separate articles published in June 1962, in the Honolulu Advertiser and the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, in which Obama Sr. stated he was leaving that month to travel to Cambridge, Mass., to begin graduate studies.”

“The story Obama told in his autobiography, “Dreams from My Father,” was that he saw his father only once after he left Hawaii to study at Harvard, during a return visit to Hawaii in 1971.”

http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=287253

Grassroots in Nebraska update, February 10 2010, Meeting February 11, Sovereignty Resolution, Open thread, Larry Sinclair, Government control of health care, Rezko, Blagojevich, John Brennan, MN senate race, Al Franken

Lest we forget.

There is much going on, we are on the road to saving this country from collapse and we must continue to fight to save it. There are many unfinished stories to write and to stay on top of. Here are just a few of them.

John Brennan’s controversial handing of terrorists, his controvesial past and his very suspicious ties to Obama.

The Rod Blagojevich trial, Tony Rezko sentencing and what potentially will be revealed about Obama.

The suspicious MN senate race and seat that Al Franken obtained.

The continuing struggle of Larry Sinclair to keep his story alive and the efforts to silence him.

Aside from the Tony Rezko trial and subsequent indictments of Obama associates such as Rod Blagojevich, Larry Sinclair and his story may have been the single biggest catalyst for many to begin questioning Obama early in 2008. He has not backed down. As many of you know, from the moment that Sinclair came out with his Youtube video in January 2008, he has constantly been attacked and no expense has been spared to shut him down. This is part of a much larger story of the MSM being complicit in hiding Obama’s past. We were not going to let that happen then and now.

I want to thank everybody for their efforts last night to help Larry Sinclair. We are all connected as Americans and as voyagers on this planet. We need each other and I believe one of the lessons of this life is awareness of the plight of others. Mother Teresa certainly exemplified that. Our efforts to save this country also bear this out as well as our efforts to look out for each other. Thanks to all who responded to my plea last night. It is not just about money. Caring, praying for and just doing what you can are what it is all about.

There is a new story that has developed out of the Larry Sinclair struggle. This story reveals what can happen when the government has control of our lives, in this case, Social Security. I have first hand knowledge of this. Just as I was writing this article, I received an email.

“Citizen Wells,  What do you think about a mass petition to US Senators
from Florida with everything that has happened to Larry and demand that his Social Security be reinstated.  I have had a battle royal with them myself, they have stopped and started mine three different due to letters being sent to them from my enemies.  If we could get a petition together including the facts from the beginning and have it hand delivered, I really believe it might make a difference.  They all know this SOB is illegal but want to push it from someone else’s proof.  this might work, especially through the Republican side.  Who Knows???  After all, with Larry’s illness, Obama with his dirty tricks is denying him medical care that will save his life.  Just A thought.  I can’t donate, but I can help push a petition and information of whats going on.”

Anyone out there think that we need to give the US Government control over our health care? 

Our friends in Nebraska have been doing their best to fight the bribery of Ben Nelson and prevent the federal government from becoming too powerful. From Grassroots in Nebraska.

Meeting Thursday Feb. 11th at IHop + BIG News on Sovereignty *All Hands on Deck*
InboxX

 Reply grassrootsne.com to Wendy
show details 4:16 AM (6 hours ago)
A Message from Grassroots in Nebraska
The email system improvement seems to be working!

As noted in a message from last week, we are having a meeting this Thursday night.
Here are the details:
Day / Date: Thursday, February 11
Time:           7:00 – 8:30pm
Location:     IHop Restaurant
                    4501 N. 27th
                    Lincoln

Click HERE for a map
Agenda:
Brief review of last quarter
Overview of “Watchdog” program, announcement about a coalition, and recruitment of volunteers
Status update on Sovereignty Resolution, Hearing, and related events now in the works
Status on OK State Representative Charles Key’s travel to Lincoln for Sovereignty testimony & a public event
Upcoming events: Sunday 2/14 Webinar with Laura Ebke, Social Media Training, A New America Premiere, April Tea Party, more
PLEASE RSVP IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND We are at about half of capacity at this time. With the developments on Sovereignty, we anticipate additional interest in the meeting.
If you would like to have dinner prior to the meeting, Wendy secured the room beginning at 6:00pm.

SOVEREIGNTY
Senator Tony Fulton’s Sovereignty Resolution has been scheduled for a hearing before the Government, Military, and Veterans Affairs Committee, Friday, February 19 at 1:30pm.
It is currently the first item scheduded to be heard.
**WE NEED AS MANY BODIES AS WE CAN GET AT THAT HEARING –
THINK OF IT AS THE BIGGEST TEA PARTY WE’VE EVER PUT ON**

Linda Rohman and I had a meeting with Senator Fulton on February 1, prior to the hearing being scheduled, to offer what ever support we could in helping the bill to pass. We had a follow-up meeting yesterday to give a progress report on our plans.

Linda has had prior successful experience in coordinating legislative advocacy with the Nebraska Home Educators’ Association. A very restrictive homeschooling bill had been proposed which went no further because NCHEA coordinated testimony and rallied up HUGE attendance at the Education Committee hearing. 1200 homeschoolers descended on the Capitol that day.
*We need THAT kind of support for the Sovereignty Resolution*
Come to the meeting Thursday evening to hear about the effort underway to ensure the passage of the bill.
I will be putting out further details on Friday.

One aspect of these plans is now likely to involve testimony by Oklahoma State Representative Charles Key. Representative Key was the author of the Oklahoma Sovereignty Resolution, which was successfully passed over the OK Governor’s veto in 2009. He is considered a leader in the Sovereignty movement; his bill has been used as a “template” by other states. He has testified before other state’s legislatures, including most recently, Kansas in January.
We will have received additional information about Rep. Key’s ability to come to Lincoln by the Thursday.

In addition to the effort to get people to the hearing, we are planning associated events and we will need many volunteers.
We look forward to seeing you at the meeting. If you are not able to attend but would like to help with the effort, please let us know!
Thank you,
Shelli