The natural progress of things is for government to gain ground and for liberty to yield.

- Thomas Jefferson

Seniors for Sale - $250 Each

President Obama is concerned that his ideas are not enough for seniors--don't ask "What ideas?" because we cannot answer--so he has decided to purchase the loyalty of seniors. The sweet spot to purchase the loyalties of seniors? $250. (He sure thinks their loyalty is cheap.)

The Social Security Administration is set to announce tomorrow that no cost-of-living allowances will be paid next year, so to offset that, President Obama called on Congress today to approve $250 payments to more than 50 million seniors. The White House estimates the cost at $13 billion.
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posted at 14:16:25 on 10/15/09 by clearpolitics - Category: Economics - [Permalink]

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