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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Shutdown Delays Notice Of Social Security COLA - Could "Delay" Social Security Payments

Obama, Congress criminals soften-up American Seniors, Disabled for seizure of their Social Security; crack-smoking White House pimp once more terrorizes American poor, retired, Veterans

ASSOCIATED PRESS
By Stephen Ohlemacher
09/10/2013

WASHINGTON (AP) —

Nearly 58 million Social Security recipients are still getting monthly benefits during the partial government shutdown. But they will have to wait to find out the size of next year's cost-of-living adjustment.


Obama, Congress "first strike" to destroy Social Security
Social Security was scheduled to announce the annual raise Oct. 16. That's the same day the Labor Department was scheduled to release inflation statistics for September.

The Labor Department, however, said Wednesday it will not issue the inflation report because of the shutdown. No new release date was set.

By law, the inflation numbers for July, August and September are used each year to calculate next year's automatic increase in benefits, or COLA. Without a report for September, the government cannot announce the COLA.

The COLA is scheduled to take effect for January payments. The COLA is announced in October to give Social Security and other federal retirement programs time to adjust payments.


Social Security has been systematically looted by Congress
The Social Security Administration has given no indication that raises would be delayed but advocates for seniors said the uncertainty was unwelcome.

"There's enough anxiety around right now. We don't need to add to it by delaying information," said Max Richtman, who heads the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. "They expect it. You talk to seniors, they know when the announcement comes out and they watch it very carefully."

This year's increase was 1.7 percent. Monthly Social Security payments average $1,162.


Boner, Obama fabricated "crisis" as cover for Snowden revelations
The government was partially shut down Oct. 1 after House Republicans demanded significant changes to President Barack Obama's health care law in exchange for funding the government beyond Sept. 30, the end of the budget year. The standoff continues as Obama has been unwilling to negotiate with Republicans over reopening the government.

An even bigger financial crisis looms next week when the government is projected to reach the limit of its borrowing authority. The Treasury Department says that will happen Oct. 17.

If the U.S. defaults, Obama has said he cannot guarantee that Social Security payments will go out on time.


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