On May 1 2019, the Facebook page for youth conservative outreach organization Turning Point USA shared a meme (archived here) purporting to detail “the truth” about several changes made to Social Security over the years: …
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Weeks before the 2018 United States’ midterm elections, propaganda from across the political spectrum flew thick and fast. Some of it contained grains of truth, while other stories were completely made up, such as a …
It’s true that 233 members of Congress supported a bill that would have stripped Social Security’s $2.9 trillion surplus, but the measure failed.
A Facebook group that posts fabricated reports is behind false reports that Obamacare Article 54 takes effect on May 1, 2018, diverting 30 percent of Social Security benefits to “the undocumented.”
Details about “freedom checks’ are scarce, but most claims are tied to well-known dividend reinvestment plans that aren’t viewed as a way to get rich quick.
False rumors that Congress is getting a $20,000 raise in 2018 while seniors see Social Security benefits go up $2 per month circulated in December 2017.
When it comes to claims that GOP tax reforms cut Medicare, Medicare and Social Security, and add $2.4 trillion to the federal deficit, it depends who you ask.
President-elect Donald Trump and GOP leaders haven’t indicated that they plan to save Social Security by massively cutting the program in the near future.
There have been viral warnings about important changes to Social Security on May 1, 2016, and steps you may need to take to avoid them.
Those who receive Social Security will see a 30% deduction in benefits in 2016.