Richard Eskow on Social Security, Medicare, Taxes and the Bank Bailout

04/25/12 Robert Lorei
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GOOD MORNING, WELCOME TO RADIOACTIVITY. I’M ROB LOREI. COMING UP TODAY WE’LL TALK ABOUT THE SOCIAL SAFETY NET SYSTEM—KNOWN AS MEDICARE AND SOCIAL SECURITY….We'll also talk about the state of the economy.

BUT FIRST THREE LISTENER COMMENTS ABOUT YESTERDAY’S PROGRAM. YESTERDAY WE INTERVIEWED NANCY ALTMAN WITH THE STRENGTHEN SOCIAL SECURITY CAMPAIGN ABOUT THE TRUSTEES REPORT SHOWING THE FUND WILL BE SOLVENT UNTIL 2033—THREE YEARS LESS THAN WAS PROJECTED LAST YEAR.

HERE’S WHAT THREE LISTENERS HAD TO SAY ABOUT THAT PROGRAM.

TAPE Today we’re going to continue our discussion about the economy and Social Security and Medicare. Our guest today is Richard Eskow who is a former Wall Street executive and now a Senior Fellow at the Campaign for America’s Future.

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