By 2030, the United States will have more older people living in poverty than the entire populations of Australia and New Zealand combined.
Instead of a life lived in dignity, many senior citizens have to scrimp, accept charitable hand-outs, and decide whether to pay for medicine or go hungry.
A tidal wave of older adults over 65 is already crashing down on lawmakers, yet they won't plan to meet the needs of low income older adults over the long term.
A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.
Few could have missed what are likely the most contemptible words ever uttered by a candidate for the presidency of the United States - words that show just how unqualified he is to aspire to that office.
Not only is fast food bad for your physical health but there is mounting scientific evidence that your mental health also suffers.
Scott, a former hospital CEO and health care profiteer, was made famous by his adamant and vocal campaign against the Health Care Reform Bill which he still refers to as Obamacare.
The problem is not so much a "gang of six" now making deals, but the gang that took over the House of Representatives and statehouses and governorships across the country last fall.
Facts: the country is not broke and Social Security is not the cause of the deficit.
The American Association of Retired Persons created an uproar June 17 when they signaled their openness to accepting Social Security benefit cuts.