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Subject:  Re: 2013 SS COLA = 1.7% Date:  10/17/2012  3:39 PM
Author:  ResNullius Number:  17966 of 19021

"Social Security payments for retired workers average $1,237 a month, or about $14,800 a year." For many people, Social Security is the only income they have. To these people a $252 increase is meaningful. I think your remark is condescending and insensitive and echoes Romney’s “47 percent of Americans are government freeloaders who see themselves as victims” comment.

I could care less what you think.
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