14 May '11, 9am

Cutting Social Security is a women's issue

Linda T, all those issues you mention are HUMAN issues, not 'feminist' issues. Funding for Planned Parenthood - men have children just like women and have a very real stake in not having children they don't want (though women undoubtedly have an additional concern with regard to family planning since they are the ones who can get physically pregnant). Food stamps - men get food stamps. Medicare/medicaid - men get those (nearly any man over a certain age will be on Medicare.) And those men who may not receive a particular benefit will often have loved ones who do - my father, for example, at age 77 will likely not see his Social Security benefits cut - but I, at my age, quite possibly will. And my father has quite a serious interest in seeing to it that his daughter isn't living in poverty in her old age. We need to stop trying to pretend that on many issues we are in a spe...

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