airs New Poll on Social Security The poll, conducted for The Associated Press by Ipsos-Public Affairs, found that 56 percent of respondents are not w
May 4, 2005

airs New Poll on Social Security

The poll, conducted for The Associated Press by Ipsos-Public Affairs, found that 56 percent of respondents are not willing to give up some guaranteed benefits, while 40 percent said they would. Majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents were opposed to losing any benefits.

One of the only proposals that gets support in polls is raising the $90,000 limit on earnings that can be taxed for Social Security.

When asked whom they trust more to handle Social Security, 48 percent of respondents said Democrats and 36 percent said Republicans.

I think it would be better for George if he halted his tour and stopped doing Press conferences.

Bob Somerby has more on Bush's: Disinformation, disrespect, and phony fear.

Think Progress has some disturbing numbers for George Bush.

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