i'm one of those 'conspiracy' theorists you have been warned of, and elections are one of the places i suspect those 'conspiracies' are to be found. the question is what will they be doing this 'election' and the following article makes clear many of us will pay the price if its intentions in this 'election' are to make sure we spend money we don't have for military adventures, or promises made to those of us beyond the age of sixty five;
As the GOP plows ahead with another round of budget-exploding tax cuts for the rich
just before the crucial 2018 midterms, President Donald Trump's top
economic adviser and former television personality Larry Kudlow
confirmed on Monday that the White House will push for cuts to
life-saving safety net programs like Medicare and Social Security if the
GOP retains control of Congress in November.
"Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social Security. This election is the last chance to stop them."
—Topher Spiro, Center for American Progress"We
have to be tougher on spending," Kudlow, the director of the National
Economic Council, declared in remarks to the Economic Club of New York.
Asked when Social Security and Medicare will be targeted for "reforms"—which, as one advocacy group noted, is "code for massive cuts"—Kudlow said, "Everyone will look at that—probably next year."
"Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social
Security," Topher Spiro, senior fellow at the Center for American
Progress, wrote on Twitter in response to Kudlow's comments. "This election is the last chance to stop them."