What’s Next for Social Security and Medicare

Since the launch of Healthcare-NOW!’s newest campaign, Hands Off Our Medicare, thousands have joined with us to say, “No cuts to our social insurance programs – we must protect, improve, and expand them.”

Meanwhile, members of the Deficit Commission have been locking out workers and insulting advocates for the elderly.

In response, Healthcare-NOW! has called for the entire Commission to be disbanded because they are incapable of fairly dealing with Social Security and Medicare.

Congress is now on recess – and that means they must hear our message in their home district. Here is what you can do make our message heard:

Now is the time to be loud. Together we can make it politically impossible for them to get away with privatizing, cutting, or raising the eligibility age for Social Security and Medicare.


  1. Edward Zelonis on October 13, 2010 at 5:40 am

    Why aren’t protests being organized in places like allentown, reading in Pa. Philadelphia is 2 hours away for me.Too far away for me.

  2. Richard W. Firth on November 2, 2010 at 8:47 am

    1. First join with the Conservatives and Tea Partiers to defeat Obamacare.

    2. After defeating Obamacare, put health care on the table again ALLOWING ALL TO COME TO THE TABLE with emphasis on bringing down costs to make health care affordable for all. After taking the best from that discussion at the table in that area then implement them in a new and uptodate version of H.R. 676

    Remember the No. 1 issue to attack is AFFORDABILITY!! If we can’t make medical costs affordable then no coverage be it under insurance company coverage or Medicare will work AS AFFORDABILITY IS THE NO. 1 ISSUE WE MUST TACKLE FIRST before we can provide a plan covering all Americans they can afford.