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The Safety Net That Isn't

Irresponsible47Percenter Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 10:38 AM
The Plaintiff was a Communist Expatriot, not even a U.S. Citizen. The Govt will not default on the $2T for the same reasons it wont on the other $14T.

January 6, 2013

Congress has just raised payroll taxes. It has done it before, and will do it again.

Our august solons excuse themselves, however, by pleading that the 2 percentage point hike is merely the sunset of a tax holiday. And necessary to shore up a faltering system.

It’s not a triumph of responsibility, though.

What is responsibility? Every year the Social Security Administration sends out a helpful note to its “clients” about how much we’ve contributed in payroll taxes. The kindly bureaucrats also warn us not to...