You’ve read in newspapers and magazines and heard it on TV and radio. The hype from Washington that Social Security is going broke. That Medicare is on its last legs. That the money people have paid into Social Security is all gone. That the government can “raid” the cash from the Social Security Trust Fund. Well, as Vice-President Joe Biden would say that’s all a bunch of “Malarkey”. Afternoons with Amos got the real low down on the true condition of Social Security (it’s very financially sound and healthy) and Medicare (the same). Amos and listeners talked with Max Richtman, President and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and medicare. This non profit lobbying organization works to tell the American people the FACTS about Social Security and Medicare and educate politicians in Washington and community leaders across the country with the real facts. Richtman spent an hour with Amos and listeners with, as the old Dragnet TV show would say, giving “just the facts”. Click the link here for more information about the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. Website: National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare Click to Hear the Full Interview with Max Richtman. Runs 52 Minutes ©2013 WTLC/Radio One.