Letters to the editor: March 21

Setting record straight can be tough

EDITOR, THE BANNER

Apparently it IS difficult to set the record straight and Mr. Bingham should have read a little further.

He just took out of context some of the information; but there is more. Some may call it “double-dipping.”

Yes, they contribute a small percentage of their salaries to one or both systems; but they also get a nice return on down the line.

If they were covered ONLY by Social Security like most working people in this country; the Social Security system would have been FIXED a long time ago.

See this Web site: www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/RL30631.pdf

CHERIE OVERBAUGH,

Bonita Springs

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