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  •  on top of all that is the message, repeated here (2+ / 0-)
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    as well, that there is no hope, they're all in the bag for corporate interests, why bother to vote, organize, or even care?  I see that with my twenty-something children, who have been conditioned to think that they won't be getting social security anyway by the time they're 65, so why get all angry about it?  Very clever these Wall Street jackels, aren't they?  To plan ahead by so many years, a full two generations in this case.  They are laying the groundwork for the eventual privatization of social security.  So, how do we counter that?  One way, IMHO, is to hit people where it hurts.  Our own selfish interests.  For example, I might say to my son:  Well, I hope you're wrong, because if you aren't then you and your future wife, when you buy your first house, might want to consider something with a "mother in law" wing!  Or two. LOL.  

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