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Duped by Congressional Lies

Milt37 Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 2:00 PM
howzzat, You can want in one hand and defecate in the other and see which fills up first. It's unfortunate that the govt. FORCED you to pay, but that's the problem with the govt. If you were one of the dupes that invested in Bernie Madoff's scheme you could "want" your investment back until the cows come home. You're not getting it. He "sidecarred" it to his extravagent lifestyle. I give a little more credence to Bernie, than FDR. At least the greedy fools that signed up for his scheme weren't forced to, under threat of prison or fines.

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...