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77 Years After It Became Law, Social Security Keeps 20 MILLION Americans Out Of Poverty

Via: Think Progress

Today marks the 77th anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act into law, creating arguably America’s most successful social program.

“We can never insure one hundred percent of the population against one hundred percent of the hazards and vicissitudes of life, but we have tried to frame a law which will give some measure of protection to the average citizen and to his family against the loss of a job and against poverty-ridden old age.”

- President Franklin Delano Roosevelt – August 14, 1935

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Read more, HERE:

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/08/14/690661/social-security-poverty-77/

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earlier post:

‘How to Fix Social Security’

http://seattle98.wordpress.com/2012/08/13/how-to-fix-social-security/

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Save Social Security, Save Our Country – Re-Elect Obama/Biden!

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August 16, 2012 - Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Paul Ryan, President Obama, Romney | , , , , , , , , ,

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