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This Thursday, FreedomWorks will host the first field hearing for the newly-formed Tea Party Debt Commission in Salt Lake City. The hearing will take place at Noah’s meeting and conference center, 322 West 11000 South, South Jordan, UT, 84095.
Ask Your Senators to Cosponsor S. 1317, the Retirement Freedom Act
Dear FreedomWorks member, As one of our one million-plus FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your representatives and ask them to cosponsor S. 1317, the Retirement Freedom Act. Introduced by Sen. DeMint (S.C.), the bill would allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefit. The Retirement Freedom Act will restore seniors’ personal liberty to maintain a health care plan of their choice and save taxpayer dollars in the process.
Entitlement programs are on the fast track to bankruptcy. Social Security and Medicare—the nation’s two largest entitlement programs—will run out of funds sooner than previously expected. Social Security faces a $45 billion deficit this year and Medicare’s trust fund for hospital insurance will completely run out of funds by 2024.
Personal Freedom and Power 104: Taxes Diminish Personal Power Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery. -President Calvin Coolidge Every tax imposed by government diminishes the power of the person taxed.