To The Editor:I was wondering. Why does the cost of living go up 12 percent, but Social Security only rises 2 percent? And that small increase is taken by medical costs which are outrageous to begin …
To The Editor:
I was wondering. Why does the cost of living go up 12 percent, but Social Security only rises 2 percent? And that small increase is taken by medical costs which are outrageous to begin with.
Also, it's hard to ask for help when those offering the help seem to enjoy treating some of us like we are second-rate people.
If we don't drive, we are at the mercy of only one transportation company. And "spur of the moment" plans are best forgotten because they require a five to 10-day advance notice.
And if you're in a wheelchair (like I am), you are even lower on everyone's "Don't Bother Me" list.
People act (at least, through the media) like they're helping the community. But then, they give the people they're "helping" a 12-page form to fill out. And a lot of the questions are rhetorical.
— John Clark
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