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Open Forum: Labeled as greedy geezers


I find it hypocritical that Alan Simpson; can label seniors as greedy geezers, when it comes to Social Security wants and needs. This is coming from a man who has lived a long time on the public dole and is enjoying a fat taxpayer paid pension for his years in Congress, helping spend Social Security funds on God knows what. The reason Social Security is in trouble isn’t the fault of the people who paid into it and expect something back.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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