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Author Archive: Carolan Gladden

Disgusting 4 Months!

Yes, I have been absent here due to horrid medical problems that started one morning when I discovered a big red puffiness in my left knee — what on earth?! And I had lost 20 pounds — incredible & never before in my whole life! Plus my lifelong curly hair was suddenly gone — that …

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Turn the Tables

Just received a dire note that begins like this: “Tomorrow, Donald Trump will unveil his tax plan, and it is widely rumored to include the elimination or reduction of FICA contributions―Social Security’s dedicated funding stream. Trump and his team will try and spin this as “middle class tax relief.” But in reality, destroying Social Security’s …

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Power Packing Read

Social Security Works is contacting as many people as they can reach with this for starters … “Social Security Works has fought tirelessly to expand Social Security and Medicare benefits. Even in the Trump era, this is a fight we can win if we stand together. And to do this we need to continue to …

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Social Security Please

S.O.B. Repubs!! Come on, Dems, stand with We the People & our Employers who have patiently paid into the Social Security Fund payday after payday for all of our working lives!!  And WHY have we done this? So we would have at least a small monetary cushion every month from retirement until we took our …

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Appallingly Apoplectic …

So damnably stupid — how could Donald J. Trump EVER be allowed to run for President of our precious country? To stage those horrible rallies where he encouraged blatant racism & violence — particularly with no on-site security & even worse out in public streets?! And now the nitwit compounds his stupidity by continuing to …

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Dear Boehringer Ingelheim:

I am sooo upset and irritated and feeling “HAD” by a company that I believed to be honest and of value. But dammit how utterly WRONG I was!!!! Kaiser Foundation is the best non-profit health organization in every state they are represented. I happen to be in Oregon. And I took the word of a …

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Need to Know: Social Security

From time to time we have all heard talk about doing away with Social Security — right? And depending on how much or how little we know about the program, we worry a lot. As for me, since the program was begun when I was born (seriously) I grew up knowing quite a bit about …

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Appalling!

It speaks for itself … And may be the death of us all if we don’t FIGHT this monster!!

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Infamous Election 2016!

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Trump Must Go!

Read the post below, if you haven’t seen it online. And then here’s is my response & hopefully that of everyone … If this does not PROVE that Trump’s brain/mind/thinking/faculties do NOT possess the capabilities that are mandatory every minute of every day to be the President of OUR country — what in heaven’s name …

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