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originally posted by: AboveBoard
originally posted by: Krazysh0t
originally posted by: dfnj2015
a reply to: iTruthSeeker
People on social security are not the strongest rioters so there won't be much problems.
But the AARP is the largest lobby in the country...
This is SSDI - Disability Insurance, not retirement funding... Those darn moocher disabled people! Get a freaking JOB you paralytic wheelchair bound unable to care for yourself miscreant!!
In an administration document outlining budget talking points, the White House pitched its proposal as a way to replace “dependency with dignity of work.” The internal guidance, which POLITICO obtained early Monday, highlights an estimated $193 billion in savings by further limiting who can receive food stamps. The administration estimates $40 billion in savings over 10 years by preventing illegal immigrants from claiming the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit, which provides a break to households making up to about $53,000 per year, depending on family size and filing status. “If I had sort of a subtitle for this budget, it would be the ‘Taxpayer First’ budget,” Mulvaney said Monday. “This is, I think, the first time in a long time that an administration has written a budget through the eyes of the people who are actually paying the taxes. So often in Washington I think we look only on the recipient side — how does the budget affect those who either receive or don’t receive benefits?
“If I’m a Republican member of the House, do you really think I’m looking forward to going home to whatever state I came from to say, ‘Yeah, I just voted for incredibly large tax breaks for billionaires. Oh, by the way, we’re going to cut Head Start and child care and after-school programs and health care and education’?" Bernie Sanders, the senior Democrat on the Senate Budget Committee, asked reporters.
originally posted by: veracity
a reply to: UKTruth
if that is all he is doing is taking benefits away from those that misuse them...then that IS great, however, if it were that easy, do you not think this would have already been done?
Both sides, republican & democrat do not want people to misuse govt benefits.
Im pretty sure he just wants to slash them all together. I dont think trump of all presidents and his administration have come up with a perfect plan to only slash from those mishandling the benefits.
originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: jjkenobi
Do you know how hard it is to get on that program? I have cancer and have been out of work for over a year... about at the end of all my benefits from SS and trying to switch to disability. I have a very hard time believing there is enough fraud to justify those cuts.