In another sign of just how bad our nation is treating the working class - a new study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute shows that most Americans today will have to work until their late seventies - before they can think about retiring.
According to the study - If you make roughly $31,000 a year - which is about the average for 40% of Americans - and more than twice minimum wage - you'll have to work until you're 76-years-old just to have a chance at retiring. And I say chance because even if you do work until 76 - you still only have a fifty-fifty shot at having enough money to live off in retirement - a fifty-fifty chance IF you don't get sick - IF your house isn't blown away in a tornado - or IF you're pension isn't stolen by banksters on Wall Street.
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This Republican idea of forcing Americans to work until they die is unacceptable - this isn't a death camp"this is the United States of America. Let's rebuild the middle-class - and take care of our elderly.