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No, this will disadvantage low income seniors whose life expectancy is lower than wealthier seniors
No, eliminate the income cap on taxable earnings and stop spending current funds on other programs instead
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You shouldn't be able to collect social security while still working in your previous career as it is supposed to be for retirement. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Los Angeles, CA
Yes but I think it should be raised for anyone who is more than 10 years away from retirement. But not those who are closer and have less time to change their arrangements for their future and we'll-being. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Potwin, KS
Yes, but ultimately education and services should more effectively prepare citizens for retirement much more early on in order to eliminate the need for social security. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Salt Lake City, UT
No, fix the system so that it is self sustaining and stop the government from robbing it. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Woodland Mills, TN
Yes, but with waivers for those who have worked physically demanding jobs. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Greenwood, PA
No - many people are finding it difficult to continue physical labor type work even to the existing retirement age. Raising the retirement age will result in many more people filing for disability instead. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Monticello, MN
No, not all at once, since it will take time to convince employers that those over 65 are employable. We have a serious age prejudice and discrimination in corporations, and need to enforce better age discrimination laws before we raise the retirement... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Hollins, VA
No, and immediately require the federal government to stop dipping into Social Security to pay for other programs. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Hatfield, MA
The social security program no longer functions as was intended. It was suppose to be a safety net for those whose retirement plans failed. Now people are using it as their retirement plan. They should eliminate it. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Ferry Pass, FL
It's not going to exist by the time I retire anyways so it doesn't matter. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Chicago, IL
No, this will force companies, schools, and other work places to continue to employ workers who are possibly not as able or as interested in doing their work. Many places don't want employees who are only there for a paycheck. 4 years ago from a Democrat in West Falls Church, VA
We should have a maximum age limit. Quality, not quantity of life is what's important. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Vista, CA