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Old 05-15-2013, 03:43 PM
 
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All the socialist old folks are bleeding this country dry because they rely on big government so much.
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:46 PM
 
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Yes. Medicare is the main reason this nation is in so much debt. Time to cut the umbilical cord, boomers.
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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Should we outlaw Nazi groups like NRA?
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:51 PM
 
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Should we outlaw Nazi groups like NRA?
Yes, but that's a different subject.
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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I just had to answer the loaded question with another loaded question. Both are conclusions looking for a premise.
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:55 PM
 
Location: San Diego, CA
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:56 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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All the socialist old folks are bleeding this country dry because they rely on big government so much.
Do we plan to refund all the money workers contributed to these "socialist programs" ?
After all we didn't have a choice regarding FICA withheld.
And neither did employers.

So just end the program, borrow or print up money and refund all living Americans the amount they put in plus 3% interest over the years and also give back employers what they had to contribute to FICA.
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Austin
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All the socialist old folks are bleeding this country dry because they rely on big government so much.
Yes, over a long period of time. Both programs should be eliminated or at least made self funding at some point. We should not cut any benefits for people over 55 or 60.
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:01 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Yes, over a long period of time. Both programs should be eliminated or at least made self funding at some point. We should not cut any benefits for people over 55 or 60.
Why not ? People today will get back less then they paid in.
Give them back the money and let them get immediate annuities and an income for life without the threat of government cuts.
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:04 PM
 
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Neither SS nor Medicare are Socialist programs. We pay into those programs all our working lives.
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