Robert Kelley
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koshersalaami commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"Good to know  And it's koshersalaami. It's a pun, I didn't just name myself after ground meat. Just so you know. "
Jan 10, 2018
Robert Kelley commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"koshersalami (interesting username) I'm a bridge engineer and yes I put out lots of charts and graphs and reports for a living. TomCordle:  I agree on lifting the limit and having some sort of means testing on benefits. The other lie…"
Jan 10, 2018
Ron Powell commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"One thing that does ring true: Social Security is not a "benefit", it is part of the social safety net that is earned.... Just think of how much more poorly off a substantial percentage of the elderly would be if they weren't required…"
Jan 10, 2018
koshersalaami commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"The thing to remember about Social Security and privatization is that Social Security doesn’t pay commission. This is the one factor people who argue about the advantages of the private sector over the public sector don’t like to notice:…"
Jan 6, 2018
Maui Surfer commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"Tom, we're both right. And, it just goes to show the true lie of conservatism which is that there is a simply understood world out there that don't require book learnin' The whole thing was very complex, the Communism movement in…"
Jan 6, 2018
Tom Cordle commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"Maui, I wouldn't give Southern politicians much credit for Social Security, particularly in light of the fact conservatives have been trying to undo it ever since its inception. SS was largely a product of the Great Depression, and the…"
Jan 6, 2018
Jonathan Wolfman commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"Spot on. "
Jan 6, 2018
Maui Surfer commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"This is all good info, and some of us have discussed and considered much of it before, but, remember one thing ... the way Social Security was originally passed was by placating Southern politicians to exempt sharecroppers and the others who still…"
Jan 5, 2018
Tom Cordle liked Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
Jan 5, 2018
Tom Cordle commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"The other BIG LIE about Social Security is that there is NO money in that fund, only IOU's – thanks to the govt stealing all that money. In a sense, that's true, save  that those IOU's are actually mostly invested in…"
Jan 5, 2018
koshersalaami commented on Robert Kelley's blog post Lies About Social Security
"Interesting. What do you do for a living? Anything in numbers like this or is this knowledge completely independent of your living?"
Jan 5, 2018
koshersalaami commented on Robert Kelley's blog post My First Blog
"Robert, I don’t know what kind of response you expected out of the box but you got a very good one given the size of the site - a lot of the active population showed up to comment.  I realize I’ve been hitting you with a lot of…"
Jan 4, 2018
Steel Breeze commented on Robert Kelley's blog post My First Blog
"how ya doin......from the 'square peg' here......independant,can't sing,dance,draw,play music,etc....but,they let me stay anyway....they're not bad folks..."
Jan 3, 2018
Rodney Roe commented on Robert Kelley's blog post My First Blog
"Welcome, Bob.  Expressing liberal ideas here - with a few exceptions - is like preaching to the choir.  I don't think that is a problem, though, because it helps us sort out, as Amy points out, just what that means. As far as…"
Jan 3, 2018
Ron Powell commented on Robert Kelley's blog post My First Blog
"Welcome aboard! "
Jan 2, 2018
Maui Surfer commented on Robert Kelley's blog post My First Blog
"Hey Bob, Welcome. E Komo Mai as we say in the Islands. Please help shed more light on how Facebook was used to influence some of the most gullible people on the planet. You can not  name him, I call him P.T. Drumpf, as that is who he really…"
Jan 2, 2018

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Lies About Social Security

Posted on January 5, 2018 at 9:42am 10 Comments

A lot of us have seen Facebook memes with the picture above and the text below in italic.

The Social Security check is now (or soon will be) referred to as a "Federal Benefit Payment?" I'll be part of the one percent to forward this. I am forwarding it because it touches a nerve in me, and I hope it…

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My First Blog

Posted on January 2, 2018 at 12:22pm 13 Comments

WELCOME

 

 

 

This is my first blog post. In future blogs, I’ll be giving my opinions on things like politics and policy, sports, television, movies, whatever.  My main focus will be on politics, and in that area what I’d like to do is rebut many of the Facebook memes that have become all too influential in how people wind up voting.

 

To be honest and upfront, I am now, always have been, and always will be a…

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At 7:35pm on December 19, 2017, Robert Kelley said…

Thank you kindly, I can't wait to start blogging!

At 3:37pm on December 19, 2017, Jonathan Wolfman said…

WELCOME!

 
 
 

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