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  •  the bend points are already in SS (1+ / 0-)
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    nkedel

    So it's not really a change.

    And consider Medicare.

    Not only does Medicare not have a cap, but it also taxes capital gains, but the benefit's worth is the same for a rich retiree as for a middle-income.

    •  In the sense that the multiplier for a cap is 0% (0+ / 0-)

      While a bend point might have a 15% multiplier. But it is a change.

      .................expect us......................... FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 01:14:08 PM PDT

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