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National Nurse Magazine May 2010

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Sign the NNU Petition: Take Cuts to Social Security and Medicare OFF the Table JJRD | ISTOCKPHOTO.COM Cover 4_April 6/23/10 7:34 PM Page 28 President Obama has convened a Deficit Reduction posturing on the backs of our most vulnerable Commission that appears poised to recommend citizens—the elderly and the disabled. It is cuts to Social Security and Medicare in December. critically important that you get involved NOW Registered nurses know that their patients and their to let your representatives in Congress understand own families depend on Social Security and Medicare that gutting the most successful programs in our as highly successful programs protecting people into nation's history will come at great political cost retirement and during times of serious disability. to them. As we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Medicare and the 75th anniversary of Social Both programs deserve to be enhanced and Security this year, let's join together as registered protected, not diminished as part of any political nurses and have our voices heard. Log on to the NNU website to access our petition and send a message to your members of Congress:

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