Tell Obama: No Compromise on Social Security and Medicare

13 Aug
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Most Americans favor taxing the wealthy, reducing military spending, and expanding rather than cutting Social Security and Medicare.

The Romney-Ryan platform includes big cuts to Social Security and Medicare. But here’s something President Obama told the New York Times last week:

“He particularly believes that Democrats do not receive enough credit for their willingness to accept cuts in Medicare and Social Security.”

It’s time we asked the President and every member of Congress to commit to not cutting a dime from Medicare or Social Security.

There’s a good cop / bad cop routine underway, but it’s Social Security and Medicare that are getting rubber-hosed in the back room.

Rather than giving credit to those who compromise with Paul Ryan‘s agenda, let’s shift the range of the debate by insisting that any cuts be cuts to the military, the wars, the fossil fuel subsidies, the prison industry, or the banker bailouts.

No compromise on Social Security or Medicare!

Most importantly, please forward this email widely to like-minded friends.

–The RootsAction team

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