“Sacrifice the earnings of the elderly, or the government will be shut down.” – U.S. Legislators

This is what the GOP is doing to make America a better place for the wealthiest 1%.

Reclaim Reform

The legislative extortion this year is horrible for the elderly, but not all of the elderly. Extortionists divide-and-conquer by promising some that they will not be hurt – this time. Who will be paid what they are legally entitled to since it is their own earned compensation (pension)?

Who won’t be hurt? Retired engineers? Retired lawyers? Retired power company employees? Retired college professors? Who…? No one knows. The bill is too long to be read and studied by the tomorrow’s arbitrary vote deadline. All of the details have not been disclosed. The vague wording will open the door for other groups and corporations who want to claim underfunding.

United we stand, divided we fall.

corrupt politicians throw elderly scapegoats under the bus

Those who have already earned their compensation are the scapegoats, but they are old and cannot organize and gather legal defenses quickly enough to avert disaster. Besides, lawmakers make and unmake laws to suit the needs…

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6 responses to ““Sacrifice the earnings of the elderly, or the government will be shut down.” – U.S. Legislators”

  1. Swell. Just swell. Maybe we can live in our car.

    1. Maybe there will be such a ruckus raised at the last minute, that they will drop that one item. We can only hope and all the people who didn’t vote, have no right to complain.

      1. Yeah, but we DID vote and we still don’t get to complain.

      2. :o)

        We’re complaining now, and if they pass it, more people will start to complain.

      3. I’m not even sure what exactly I’m supposed to object to … or to whom to address objections. The people that were our representatives are gone. We don’t even know these people or have any idea what, if anything, they represent. Not us, I’m pretty sure.

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