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    PsychoSavannah, flhiii88
    e Social Security trust fund would continue to increase as if there had never been a payroll tax holiday, so from an accounting perspective, it would have no impact on Social Security.

    but...but...I read on Dkos that Obama was defunding SS?

    Obama 2012 http://whatthefuckhasobamadonesofar.com/

    by jiffypop on Fri Sep 09, 2011 at 11:43:27 AM PDT

    •  Yeah? Well I read on DKOS that (1+ / 0-)
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      the Democrats on the Ways and Means Committe RECOMMENDED that we raise the eligibility age for Medicare!

    •  he is defunding the dedicated tax (2+ / 0-)
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      Spit, Johnny Q

      he is changing it to just another general fund entitlement.

      with the political calculation now being "if you oppose extending this "temporary cut", you are for higher taxes", it will be near impossible to ever go back to the old rates.

      anyone who doesn't understand that hasn't been paying attention the last 10 years.

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