As part of our month-long commemoration of Social Security's 75th anniversary, the National Committee will be running a radio ad campaign highlighting the program and efforts in Washington to cut benefits under the guise of "fiscal responsibility".   You can listen to our radio ad, which hits the airwaves today,  here: NCPSSM SocSec radio ad 07-13-10
Why is the President’s fiscal commission talking about cutting Social Security benefits to reduce the deficit when Social Security didn’t cause the problem?  This is Barbara Kennelly.  For 75 years Social Security has been a success. Millions count on receiving their modest benefit checks, now and in the future. Benefit cuts, including raising the retirement age, are the wrong solution for a fiscal mess Social Security never created.  Go to the National Committee dot org to learn more.