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    strategy, as many on both sides of the center would like to see that.

    Any opposition that he has voiced for SS, or any "revamping or adjusting" of SS to endanger its survival for future generations is a huge point that needs to hammered home, over and over.

    On the right, there is this fiction that the general fund takes from the SS fund and doesn't pay it back. In reality, the general fund borrows from the SS funds and pays it back with interest.

    Fictional stories about SS are favorites of the viral email underground of the right.

    Teabaggistan: Mythical place where down is up, black is white, and reality never intrudes

    by RustyCannon on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 03:12:35 PM PDT

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