U.S. Republican Base: How would you like your social security to be in the stock market now?

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Republican base: How would you like your social security to be in the stock market now? Here are the distinguished members of your government that voted to trust your retirement future to the Wall Street casino in March 2007:

Voted in favor of Social Security Privatization

Alexander, Lamar (R TN)
Allard, Wayne (R CO)
Bennett, Robert F. (R UT)
Bond, Christopher S. (R MO)
Brownback, Sam (R KS)
Bunning, Jim (R KY)
Burr, Richard (R NC)
Chambliss, Saxby (R GA)
Coburn, Tom (R OK)
Cochran, Thad (R MS)
Coleman, Norm (R MN)
Corker, Bob (R TN)
Cornyn, John (R TX)
Craig, Larry E. (R ID)
Crapo, Mike (R ID)
DeMint, Jim (R SC)
Dole, Elizabeth (R NC)
Domenici, Pete V. (R NM)
Ensign, John (R NV)
Enzi, Michael B. (R WY)
Graham, Lindsey (R SC)
Grassley, Chuck (R IA)
Gregg, Judd (R NH)
Hagel, Chuck (R NE)
Hatch, Orrin G. (R UT)
Hutchison, Kay Bailey (R TX)
Inhofe, James M. (R OK)
Isakson, Johnny (R GA)
Kyl, Jon (R AZ)
Lott, Trent (R MS)
Lugar, Richard G. (R IN)
Martinez, Mel (R FL)
McCaskill, Claire (D MO)
McConnell, Mitch (R KY)
Murkowski, Lisa (R AK)
Roberts, Pat (R KS)
Sessions, Jeff (R AL)
Shelby, Richard C. (R AL)
Specter, Arlen (R PA)
Stevens, Ted (R AK)
Sununu, John E. (R NH)
Thomas, Craig (R WY)
Thune, John (R SD)
Vitter, David (R LA)
Warner, John (R VA)

Not Present To Vote (and in the third case, not fit to lead):

Biden, Joseph R., Jr. (D DE) (NOTE: Joseph Biden voted AGAINST Social Security Privatization on a similar vote on March 16, 2006)
Johnson, Tim (D SD) (NOTE: Tim Johnson voted AGAINST Social Security Privatization on a similar vote on March 16, 2006)
McCain, John (R AZ) (NOTE: John McCain voted FOR Social Security Privatization on a similar vote on March 16, 2006)

The source for this is the US Congressional Record. This is the people’s record of what their government does:

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getpage...

and

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getpage...

And, yes, Senator Obama did vote to PROTECT Social Security in both 2006 and 2007.

Journal Comments

  • H Maria Perry
  • Mary Campbell