Thanking God for FDR

Good news! I will receive $21 a month “extra” income beginning in January. I’ve also just been told that my Secure Horizons monthly premium will double to $40 a month in January, and that the co-pay for office visits to a doctor has risen from $5 to $10. In addition, I will now pay $50 for any hospital emergency room visit, and gee, well, I’m just thrilled about the “bonus!” Having raised a wonderful family, and volunteered for free most of my life, my Social Security is quite low, so, folks, don’t envy me the “bonus” too much. Still, I’m very grateful to Franklin D. Roosevelt for realizing in the 1930s that someday there would be folks like me who needed a helping hand. Believe me, he’s prayed for on the third of every month. As are those of you who are still working. God bless you, and thank you. But let’s put that “raise” in perspective!

Monroe

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