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Tuesday, August 01, 2006


Take a look at a new ad put out by Americans United for Change that has a simple but powerful message about why the Republicans' plans for privatizing social security will hurt seniors across the country. An elderly woman's face is gripping as she cuts her pill in half. The zoom on a hot dog as an older couple cuts it in half tells the story well.