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Well, Damn

No raise for Social Security this year means drastic steps.
Well, Damn

I’m trying real hard this morning to make this connection:

Gas prices are down, so social security recipients will not get a COLA raise this year.

I’m here to tell you that my gasoline consumption has been cut by 75% since I’m not driving to work and back or taking kids to baseball practice.

However, my prescription drugs, glasses, hearing aid, and dental costs have gone up about 250%. I haven’t noticed prices in the grocery store dropping, but that may be due to the need for new glasses that are gonna cost more than they did last year.

Who had the bright idea of connecting social security COLA to gas prices? The COLA should be based on the price of One-A-Day Senior vitamins. And that is my platform for running for congress.

My name is Juanita Jean and I approved this message.

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