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John2261 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:42 AM
Everyone who is a net contributor (ie. a taxpayer) should be sent a bar code. On election day, you scan the bar code to enable you to vote. People who are takers from the system should not be allowed to vote. This includes corporate welfare bums. This does not deny anybody the right to vote... if you want to vote, all you need to do is become a producer, not a moocher.

Let's expose presidential prevarication. Earlier this year, President Barack Obama warned that Social Security checks will be delayed if Congress fails to increase the government's borrowing authority by raising the debt ceiling. However, there's an issue with this warning. According to the 2012 Social Security trustees report, assets in Social Security's trust funds totaled $2.7 trillion, and Social Security expenditures totaled $773 billion. Therefore, regardless of what Congress does about the debt limit, Social Security recipients are guaranteed their checks. Just take the money from the $2.7 trillion assets held in trust.

Which is the lie, Social Security checks must be...