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  •  If we're going to collect way more money (0+ / 0-)

    than SS requires, then it no longer makes sense to have a dedicated tax. The reason for having separate funding is to structure the plan as insurance. This has worked well to give the program the broad support it needs.

    "There -- it's -- you know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror." --GWB

    by denise b on Thu Nov 12, 2009 at 08:53:09 PM PST

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