Thankful for the Social Security safety net that helps keep people from becoming too desperate. (And we all know that desperate people do desperate things).
THEN... there's Obama's so-called "Bipartisan" Deficit Commission, led by two people with a track record of wanting to cut Social Security, for which I'm not thankful.
Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow pokes a hole in the "we're living longer" justification for raising the retirement age. Just who are "we," people with low-paid hard-labor jobs and little or no healthcare, or people with high-paid desk jobs and good healthcare? Click Cartoon to Enlarge.
Thankful for GLH Blog for the tip-off.
Thankful for Salon.Com for hosting Tom Tomorrow.