Category Archives: Big Lies About Social Security

The Infamous Muffin Meme

We have written before about the theory of the “big lie” and how it was used effectvely by the Nazis and many other groups of the totalitarian stripe, but our own Republicans are like liars on steriods. No situation is … Continue reading

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A Conservative Interlude

Lately, we have been bombarded with hate mail from conservatives. Evidently they don’t read, because if they did they would know that we don’t moderate mail from conservatives. We put into the spam folder and after that it is not … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Repeats Big Lie #2 While Expressing His Intent To Destroy Social Security

In the Republican debate last night, Rick Perry once again characterized Social Security as a giant “Ponzi scheme,” the meme for conservative idiots which doesn’t seem to stop. It is not diverted by facts, statistics or even an intermittant sense … Continue reading

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Big Lie #5 – We Win!

Have you ever noticed one of the biggest conservative lies? It is simply, “We win.” No matter what happens or who is responsible or whether it is good or bad for them or the country at large it is always … Continue reading

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A Brief Letter To The President

I sent this email to President Obama a few minutes age. I doubt I’ll get an answer, but it felt good to get it off my chest. It is a little tersely written — they only allow 2500 characters. I … Continue reading

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Rectal Rhetoric From Senators Coburn & Hatch About SSDI Beneficiaries

This post has been edited to correct an error and to expand on ALJ decisions. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) are worried. They’re all sick and nervous about the Social Security Disability (SSDI) program. According to Senator … Continue reading

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Big Lie #4 – The Voters Sent Us Here In November To Do All This Stuff

A reader of this blog made the following comment: Democrat!!!! You gotta be JOKING! After OBAMA I will NEVER vote Democrat AGAIN! This raises a very important problem Democrats will have to deal with in 2012 a lot more effectively … Continue reading

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