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Thu Sep 4, 2014, 11:36 AM

Good news from NC

The State of NC sent me a post card today. The legislature magnanimously allowed retirees a raise in our pensions earned by spending years educating the children. Such a raise has not been given for so many years, I can't remember the last one. Our generous increase will not put us level with the Koch's, but it will keep us near the poverty line. The amount? 1%. Per. Year. 1%? Ironic isn't it? My share of this great wealth is $23 per month or the cost of two bottles of cheap white wine.

I shall now bow down to the NC State Legislature and sing hosannas while I sip a glass of my retirement increase.

On edit, the $23 was for 2 months. Guess I'll have to settle for one bottle of wine.

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Thespian2 Sep 2014 OP
Suich Sep 2014 #1
a kennedy Sep 2014 #2

Response to Thespian2 (Original post)

Thu Sep 4, 2014, 04:19 PM

1. Whenever I get a cost of living increase on Social Security,

Medicare goes up by the same amount!

At least you get a bottle of wine out of the deal!

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Response to Suich (Reply #1)

Fri Sep 5, 2014, 08:28 AM

2. isn't that funny how that works......

d*mn.

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