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Social Security: A Green Swindle of Another Type

Jim88 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:34 AM
Unfortunately you are part of the truely greedy crowd, you want my money for what you did not do or cannot do; sorry its my money I earned it and you cannot have it. I may choose to donate to charity, but then and only then can you ask to have some of my money from the charity dolers. Income equality is a myth, if you work hard, invest wisely, and are not greedy you will be better off than being a pawn of the government feel good programs that got you to where you are at. Have a good day!

"Social Security is structurally sound. It's going to have to be tweaked the way it was by Ronald Reagan and Democratic Speaker Tip O'Neill. But the basic structure is sound."

So said Obama in his first presidential debate with Mitt Romney before moving on to another topic that he was more interested in discussing.

But the reality is that Social Security--the federal government's largest program--is not sound. And the "tweaks" Obama spoke of (from the Reagan-O'Neill years) include raising the retirement age, increasing social security taxes, and delaying cost of living adjustments. And those...

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