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AARP not now screwing seniors

POSTED BY ORHAN

…because they’ve already been doing it for years. So when AARP’s CEO A. Barry Rand said, responding to criticism, “AARP has not changed its position on Social Security”, he was 100% right. A post at Firedoglake shows AARP has supported Social Security cuts since 2005.

And the rising age at which one can begin to draw benefits, automatic increases in Medicare costs, and rising taxes on benefits–all constitute cuts already built in to existing Social Security legislation.