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Goldman, Other Welfare Queens Tell Us Forget Social Security-Medicare Until 70

Michael Collins

(Washington, DC 1/21)  A long standing  Money Party front, the Business Roundtable, wants you to wait until you’re 70 years old before you get Social Security and Medicare benefits.  This is just a reprise of the November 2012 dictate from the king of corporate cronyism, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.  (Image: DonkeyHotey)  (Greenspan statement)

The boss announced, “So there will be things that, you know, the retirement age has to be changed, maybe some of the benefits have to be affected, maybe some of the inflation adjustments have to be revised. But in general, entitlements have to be slowed down and contained.”  Lloyd Blankfein, CBS News, November 2012

That’s easy for Lloyd to say.  He makes tens of millions of dollars a year without so much as lifting a finger.  You can be sure that Blankfein has a deluxe health insurance and retirement plan. Read More

The Money Party – The Essence of our Political Troubles

Michael Collins
Washington, D.C.

The Money Party is a small group of enterprises and individuals who have most of the money in this country.They use that money to make more money. Controlling who gets elected to public office is the key to more money for them and less for us.As 2008 approaches, The Money Party is working hard to maintain its perfect record.

It is not about Republicans versus Democrats.Right now, the Republicans do a better job taking money than the Democrats.But The Money Party is an equal opportunity employer.They have no permanent friends or enemies, just permanent interests.Democrats are as welcome as Republicans to this party.It’s all good when you’re on the take and the take is legal.

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