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View Diary: Either Leave Social Insurance Alone Or Pay Us Back Our $ 1 Trillion. (184 comments)

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  •  No surtax needed. (2+ / 0-)
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    Into The Woods, Eric Nelson

    Just eliminate the payroll tax cap. Everyone pays on all wages/salaries.

    If and when we get to the point that SS is fully funded for all, then we can begin a discussion of whether it would be better to re-institute the cap. lower contribution percentages, for everyone, or increase benefits.


    "These are not candidates. These are the empty stand-ins for lobbyists' policies to be legislated later." - Chimpy, 9/24/10

    by NWTerriD on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 01:32:00 PM PDT

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    •  As long as they are not allowed to reduce taxable (0+ / 0-)


      I think your approach is very reasonable.

      We'd rather dream the American Dream than fight to live it or to give it to our kids. What a shame. What an awful, awful shame.

      by Into The Woods on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 07:03:44 PM PDT

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