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  •  Social Security and Medicare are savings accounts (1+ / 0-)
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    invested into a pooled government managed account that should have been earning a ton of interest.

    These should be self refilling accounts.  New with holdings are always coming in and new interest is always being earned on billions that have been invested for almost a century.

    Why does no Dim remind the RepoRats that the money, fake or real, payed out from SS, Medicare and Medicaid, especially the latter two, is money that is immediately reinvested in America's economy.  It goes to goods, services and salaries.

    Think of it as a perpetual stimulus package that is just now beginning to peak in its payback to its investors and to the American economy.

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