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Entries by Nancy Altman from 01/2013

Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid: Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire?

| Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

Once again, we anticipate that the chained-CPI will be thrust into the discussion even though Social Security doesn't add a penny to the debt. Imposing huge, unnecessary cuts on current and future beneficiaries would not change by even a day when the nation hits the debt limit.

President Obama: We the People Thank You for Defending Social Security in Your Second Term

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

Social Security should be discussed in the sunlight and considered by Congress and the president through an open process with full hearings and debate. It is too important to address any other way.