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Social Security Phone Scam Targets Residents

Social Security Phone Scam Targets Residents

The Thousand Oaks Police Department is warning the public of on-going telephone scam that is allegedly received from the Social Security Administration. In the past few weeks, residents have reported that they have received  recorded  calls  from  scammers pretending to be the Social Security Administration.  The  recording  states  that  your social security number has been […]

Social Security is the Titanic. 2022 is the Iceberg. Anybody See a Lifeboat?

Social Security is the Titanic. 2022 is the Iceberg. Anybody See a Lifeboat?

  by Thomas L. Knapp In 2022, Social Security’s trustees report, the US government’s retirement income program will begin paying out more in benefits than it receives in tax revenues. By 2034, a year short of its 100th birthday, Social Security’s $3 trillion in reserves will be gone. Benefits will have to be cut by […]

Need a Social Security card replacement? Here’s how to get one online

Need a Social Security card replacement? Here’s how to get one online

The Social Security Administration (SSA) has helped 1 million people get Social Security card replacements, according to the latest numbers. Here’s how to join their ranks: 1. Sign up for a mySocialSecurity account The first thing to do before you can request a new card is to sign up for your free mySocialSecurity account, if you haven’t done […]

The Limits of American Patience

The Limits of American Patience

  By Victor Davis Hanson | American Greatness Not being willing any longer to be manipulated is not succumbing to isolationism. Wondering whether the United States can afford another liability is not mindless nationalism. Questioning whether America can afford the status quo here and abroad is not heresy. Assuming we can borrow our way out of […]

Midnight in America

Midnight in America

By: Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital   Editor’s note: legendary financial and investment expert Peter Schiff comments on the underlying reasons for Donald Trump’s victory and his recently announced first hundred days plan. Employing the unyielding rules of economics, he concludes that the plan makes some unwarranted assumptions and does not allow sufficient reductions […]

Put Public Employees on Secure Choice and Social Security

Put Public Employees on Secure Choice and Social Security

Speaking To Wall Street, Clinton Supported Commission That Backed Social Security Cuts

Speaking To Wall Street, Clinton Supported Commission That Backed Social Security Cuts

During the Democratic presidential primary, sildenafil Hillary Clinton was criticized for refusing to release the transcripts of paid speeches she gave after she ended her term as Secretary of State. Now, search just a month before the election, abortion excerpts of some of those speeches have been made public — and the remarks show Clinton […]

Democrats and some Republicans pass highly controversial budget bill

Democrats and some Republicans pass highly controversial budget bill

By George Miller Republican House leadership and loyalists/”moderates” teamed up with all Democrats to ram through a huge budget bill, avoid embarrassing squabbling and potential government “shutdowns” during an upcoming presidential election year. House Conservatives previously persuaded Republican Speaker John Boehner to resign rather than fight for his position and blocked House Majority Leader McCarthy from ascending to […]

Oxnard corrects illegal retirement plan (mal)practices

Oxnard corrects illegal retirement plan (mal)practices

By George Miller One down, about 100+ to go…  An operational audit of the city revealed 128 significant problems needing to be addressed. One of them was Oxnard’s longtime failure (after repeated previous warnings) to make pension or Social Security payments for hundreds of part time, temporary and seasonalemployees – exactly how long, no one is […]

The Problem With Ad Blockers: There Ain’t No Such Thing as Free Content

The Problem With Ad Blockers: There Ain’t No Such Thing as Free Content

    By Thomas L. Knapp PageFair’s 2015 Ad Blocking Report paints a desperate picture for web publishers. Those publishers, according to the report, can expect to lose $22 billion in revenues this year from readers’ widespread use of “ad blocking” software. Halfway into the web’s third decade, content providers still struggle to monetize their […]

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