What Does Economic Struggle Look Like?

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  • We don't have enough money to eat and pay our bills Ivette Brooklyn, NY
  • sad Donna Elhin, IL
  • The older, the more meds and the more difficult. Assisted living requires that meds be individually packaged by dose and neither insurance or Medicare covered that. Elinor Scottsboro, AL
  • Despicable! Matthew Chicago, IL
  • Extremely dismal and getting worse all the time....meanwhile, the rich are getting richer and want to take away what little we have...i.e., Medicare, Social Security and any other so called 'entitlements' that we have contributed to all of our working lives. It's aggravating, to say the very least and that stress is making all of us sicker and sicker. Joan Chattanooga, TN
  • Terminal Linda Loveland, CO
  • Please don't balance the budget on the backs of the middle class. We did not create the economic crisis, yet the right is determined to make us pay for it. Robert Richmond, CA
  • Medicare is essential for those in their older years who are no longer working. Social Security and Medicare are essential in an economy as hard edged as ours is Clara Elgin, IL
  • terrible alan Haiku, HI
  • How would you like to live on a fixed income and each month struggle to find extra money to pay for gas to go to the physician's office at nearly $4.00 a gallon, the increases in a loaf of bread because of price of gas, the increase in the cost of prescription drugs, even if you have insurance, the deductibles are increasing? Our seniors' incomes are not going up!!!! Every day they get a bill that sees another increase - especially the cost of insurance, whether it's car insurance, homeowners insurance or their additional health care insurance! You people in Congress have several incomes - my family members and neighbors don't. Get Real and take some ownership in this Real problem. Jan Blue Spings, MO