Alan Simpson actually said: 'I've made some plenty smart cracks about people on Social Security who milk it to the last degree. You know 'em too...We've reached a point now where it's like a milk cow with 310 million tits!'
'The irony (is) that the veterans [who were victims of Agent Orange and who receive benefits from the government because of it and] who saved this country are now, in a way, not helping us to save the country in this fiscal mess.'
'When our veterans come home from Iraq, they should be expected to pitch in and cut corners like everyone else. No free rides for vets anymore.'