But to a larger point, both sides are fully guilty of demagoguing each others' point of views. That is why reasonable political discourse is difficult.
You do realize AL FRANKEN is a Democratic representative, no?the GOP is excellent at word play. This has been the case for years. This is why they can get Sonny Bono to Congress. they provide a word list to their politicians and everyone sticks to it. I envy their discipline. Listen to 10 different democrats it's all their own special interests and nothing coherant.
Marketing is not a new concept.
By the way, this isn't nearly as bad as calling grape juice "purple apple juice"
Certain aspects of the Newtonian model have been widely accepted but gravity (like evolution) is still a theory because of lack of proof.
the fact that gravity is obvious and all around us doesn't make it a law, because we don't know the WHY behind it (yet)
Greece has government workers retirning in their 50's and is near bankrupt.
We are insolvent, the ony real difference is we print money, which devalues the dollar and creates a drag on the economy. Sort of a slow suicide.
Now we can expect to live to 75. Full retirement is 66 but you can opt out at 62. And people do not work as hard as earlier generations.
I retired at 58. On my nickle, no SS, no disability. I worked - something people fail to do as much as they should.
If you have to work past retirement age, you are getting what you deserve - you failed in preparation.
Social Security was never meant to be a retirement. It was meant to be a security blanket during hard times. BTW do you know the Payroll Tax goes into FICA better known as Social Security and Medicare. It comes to about $40 dollars a month.