There won’t be a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) next year. But lawmakers of both parties – and Obama – want to help Social Security recipients during tough economic times.
The payments would be similar to the checks that Social Security retirees and others received in May as part of the economic stimulus legislation.
Americans must be aware of how mandates might impinge on their choices – and how vulnerable Obama's plan might be to court challenge.
Current healthcare bills don’t explicitly mention how illegal immigrants would be treated under some important provisions.
In 20 short minutes, he puts together an extensive dossier on a Monitor editor, including his social security number, hobbies, and sartorial habits.
Think of e-mail as sending a postcard, readable by everyone, and don’t post any photos anywhere that you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see.
“He could have gone to Hyannis or some other ritzy area, but he chose to come here.”