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  •  SS is exactly the problem right now (0+ / 0-)

    Excess SS payments finance the tax cuts the wealthy expect to keep going. If the US was to actually keep its SS obligations tomorrow, tax cuts will need to foregone today.
    That is why a problem twenty years out is garnering so much attention today.  What other future problem gets so many commissions, hearings, studies and press releases?

    These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert to fleece the people, and now that they have got into a quarrel with themselves, we are called upon to appropriate the people's money to settle the quarrel. Abraham Lincoln

    by Nailbanger on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 11:21:39 AM PST

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