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My Turn: Obamacare is not an assault

...here, blue-collar, owned his own business, now, in his early 60s he can't afford insurance because with his Social Security Disability and rental apartment and with his wife working (low-wage job), they make too much for Medicaid. He's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-21/my-turn-obamacare-not-assault
Opinion
My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...working to raise the minimum wage, and protecting Social Security and Medicare for years to come.When it comes to...determine how we can best strengthen and preserve Social Security benefits for generations to come.I have also taken...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-sullivan-shouldnt-ask-or-vote
Opinion
My Turn: Social Security needs 'common sense' update

Social Security is one of the most important programs...government reports predict that the Social Security Trust Fund could run out of money by 2033. If that happens, Social Security will no longer be able to meet its...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-18/my-turn-social-security-needs-common-
Opinion
Third-party candidates in Senate races worry GOP

...paralegal, supports the "fair tax," which would replace all federal income taxes, including those earmarked for Social Security and Medicare, with a broad sales tax.___Follow Charles Babington on Twitter at https://twitter.com/cbabington

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/third-party-candidates-senate-races-wor
State
Miller, Treadwell debate

...issues, including that people are entitled to the Social Security benefits for which they made payments. They spoke...the system, including allowing people to take their Social Security benefits at a later age.Miller and Treadwell agreed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/miller-treadwell-debate
State
New citizens, new rights, responsibilities

...the League of Women Voters had set up a table to register Alaska's newest eligible voters. Additionally, the Social Security Administration had a table for new citizens to register, and the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Emblem...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-01/new-citizens-new-rights-responsibilitie
Local
Gradual changes must be phased in to strengthen Social Security

At 75, our Social Security program is starting to show its...income for millions of Americans, Social Security is running a significant cash-flow...long-term financial picture is bleak. Social Security has promised $7.7 trillion more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120310/opi_745154613.shtml
Opinion
Miller's election would remove Social Security from Alaska's economy

...plethora of insults and promises on Social Security. There are few threats seniors...promises to "do away with" Social Security as unconstitutional. This is...and the tea party to eliminate Social Security in time. Or we can vote for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103110/let_728795086.shtml
Opinion
Social security, retiree Ponzi scheme $16T short

Social Security just celebrated its 75th birthday...Personal Security System, which retains Social Security's best features, scraps the rest, and covers its costs. Social Security's objective - forcing people to save...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082610/opi_700572145.shtml
Opinion
All working people should contribute to Social Security

...fiscal deficit increases, Social Security is assailed again. Lawmakers...etc. are taking about cutting Social Security and extending the retirement...people in the U.S. in the Social Security system. U.S. Government workers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111610/let_736991351.shtml
Opinion

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