Do you all feel that this is a FAT RIP OFF or what ?????
No wander so many people want to become elected!
SOCIAL SECURITY: (This is worth reading. It's short and to the point.)
Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election years. Our Senators and Congressmen do not pay into Social Security and, of course, they do not collect from it. Social Security benefits were not suitable for persons of their rare elevation in society.
They felt they should have a special plan for themselves. Many years ago they voted in their own benefit plan. In more recent years, no congressperson has felt the need to change it. After all, it is a great plan.
For all practical purposes their plan works like this: when they retire, they continue to draw the same pay until they die, except it may increase from time to time for cost of living adjustments. For example, former Senator Byrd and Congressman White and their wives may expect to draw $7,800,000.00 (that's Seven Million, Eight-Hundred Thousand), with their wives drawing $275,000.00 during the last years of their lives.
This is calculated on an average life span for each. Their cost for this excellent plan is $00.00. Nada.Zilch.
This little perk they voted for themselves is free to them. You and I pick up the tab for this plan. The funds for this fine retirement plan come directly from the General Funds-our tax dollars at work!
From our own Social Security Plan, which you and I pay (or have paid) into, every payday until we retire (which amount is matched by our employer), we can expect to get an average $1,000 per month after retirement.
Or, in other words, we would have to collect our average of $1,000. Monthly benefits for 68 years and one (l) month to equal Senator Bill Bradley's benefits!
Social Security could be very good if only one small change were made.And that change would be to jerk the Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from under the Senators and Congressmen. Put them into the Social Security plan with the rest of us and then watch how fast they would fix it. If enough people receive this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted and maybe good changes will evolve.
How many people can YOU fax this Rip Off Report to?
The next time you get a paycheck look at it and see just how much money they take out to support are lying deceptive politicians.
Then and only then you shall feel the strange sensation in your CORN HOLE.
The only way to change this is to VOTE THEM ALL OUT and vote for the little guy or gal EVERYTIME.
The cost of changing this is ZERO
Just the time to VOTE !
Social Security Administration
Office of Public Inquiries
Social Security Administration
Windsor Park Building
6401 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21235
Toll free: 1-800-772-1213
1-800-269-0271 (to report Social Security or SSI fraud)
Web site: www.ssa.gov
Send a copy of this Rip Off Report to your local Senator and Congressmen. Ask them how to they plan to spend the money that they will get that we worked for.
Now you all know why so many people want to become elected.