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Written by mbarrow on Jun 20, 2012
Whenever I hear conservatives, such as Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, describe the Social Security trust fund, invariably they maintain that the federal government has spent all of its money and has left it with only worthless IOU's in the form of Treasury bonds.  Thus, as the Baby Boomer generation retires, benefit payments will vastly exceed the revenues from Social Security taxes, resulting in the total collapse of the system. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 28, 2012
Do you want to know more before voting in the May 29 Primary Election? Get the scoop by scrolling down this page and clicking on any of the races to watch the candidates explain their positions.  Then Get. Out. And. Vote!
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 10, 2012
REPLAY THE VIDEO: Join the Keystone Neighborhood Association at a Candidate Forum at the Huisache Baptist Church at West Huisache Avenue and Fredericksburg Road. The League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area moderated the forum, which was organized with help from the Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association. NOWCastSA webcast the event live over Clear 4G WiMax.
Written by evrard on May 09, 2012
On Saturday, May 12, San Antonio voters will cast their ballots for or against Bond Propositions in five categories: Streets, Bridges and Sidewalks; Drainage and Flood Control; Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces; Libraries, Museum and Cultural Arts Facilities; and Public Safety Facilities.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Apr 30, 2012
REPLAY THE VIDEO: At a public presentation and open house at the downtown Central Library, people interested in the state of downtown San Antonio's streets and transportation issues got an update on the latest in the design and implementation process. Video from the event is here: