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  •  The reason the rich want to see the end of SS is (1+ / 0-)
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    that it represents pocket change to their retirement plans.  But there is currently 2.5 trillion that they haven't siphoned off into their own pockets yet.  That is driving them crazy.

    Just try to eliminate Medicare however, and they will scream bloody murder.  It is okay to raise the eligibility age, increase premiums and deductibles, and cut funding to providers, they will never be hurt by those actions.  But they know that a battle with cancer, uninsured, could seriously hurt the family trust fund.

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