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Duped by Congressional Lies

Len196 Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 2:03 PM
You all keep forgetting that these people don't come to power by coupe or by violance (although some do come to power by fraud). We keep electing them and putting them to power. "Every people get the government they deserve" - Joseph de Maistre, 1811
Selfmade707 Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 3:11 PM
Len: It's usually a lesser of two evils thing, but we still end up with evil.

Some of the responses to my column last week, titled "Immoral Beyond Redemption," prove that Americans have been hoodwinked by Congress. Some readers protested my counting Social Security among government handout programs that can be described as Congress' taking what belongs to one American and giving to another, to whom it doesn't belong -- legalized theft. They argued that they worked for 45 years and paid into Social Security and that the money they now receive is theirs. These people have been duped and shouldn't be held totally accountable for such a belief. Let's look at it.

The Social Security pamphlet...