CW14 Wrote:
Nov 29, 2012 9:14 AM
I hate to disagree with a conservative but Thomas misses the mark on 2 counts. Riddle me this: What could possibly be worse than creating a nat’l entitlement ponzi scheme like Social Security? Answer: Creating such a program and then relieving people of their obligation to pay into it by reducing the payroll tax. SSI benefits are going to get paid one way or another. Better that money comes from what people pay in for their OWN retirement than pass that cost on to others by taking it from the general fund. That’s doubling down on stupid. As to Prop 13, I lived in CA & can tell you that it created an enormously unfair tax system because property taxes were basically frozen for homeowners unless and until they moved, (continued)