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05 March 2005 @ 07:23 pm
In lieu of a full update:  
Senate Democrats are asking people to sign their Pledge to Protect Social Security. This simple pledge lays out the reasons why George Bush's privatization plan is not the answer:

• It would cut Social Security’s funding and weaken the program.

• It would cut benefits by one-third or more, even for those who choose not to risk their money in a privatized account.

• It would require even deeper benefit cuts for those who do choose a privatized account.

• It would require borrowing nearly $5 trillion, much of which from foreign countries like China and Japan.

Join me and sign our Social Security Pledge today. I did and you should too:

elzedelzed on March 5th, 2005 04:37 pm (UTC)
I hope you're doing well, honey, and mending fast. Many thought winging their way to you from around here.

Can't sign - not a US citizen and that really is one for you guys - but I support the initiative.

High-velocity pie of deathnixieq on March 5th, 2005 05:58 pm (UTC)

also, i hope you're feeling MUCH better. *hugs*
High-velocity pie of death: avatarnixieq on March 5th, 2005 06:17 pm (UTC)
also, in case you missed this the other day and could use a good laugh, i give you the silly sleeping pose olympics.