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Still no money!

January 20, 2020
Still haven't gotten my SS yet. It's been a month already and no word. Someone told me it takes like 3 months? Why? Everything is on computers now, not pony express! Utterly ridiculous and unacceptable. But it's the government, what do you expect? I almost feel like they are purposely stalling. I...
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