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Wed May 22, 2013, 09:27 AM

I feel like making grand plans today.....

we could end poverty in our nation. It wouldn't be to hard to do either. If we had intelligent and compassionate people working in Washington for the good of the American ..... Sorry I just couldn't type that with a straight face.

But lets see how many steps we would have to take.

1-Remove the social security payroll limit. Not raise it, remove it. This gives social security an even sounder footing and it begins to address the growing income inequality that we're seeing.

2-After an certain amount, capital gains are taxed at the same rate as paycheck. This includes social security taxes. Now we making some head way.

3-We eliminate unemployment. The money for that program is placed, yes that right, in social security.

4-We expand social security offices to deal with the workload to come, which means more people working and paying taxes.

5-Everybody whose unemployed receives a social security stipend in exchange for either volunteer work and/or schooling/training. Anyone under-unemployed receives a smaller support stipend. After 57-60 no work requirements and full social security payments(which should be increased).

Yes, there actually a lot of work listed above, but don't you think the benefits would be worth it?



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Reply I feel like making grand plans today..... (Original post)
daleanime May 2013 OP
ananda May 2013 #1
daleanime May 2013 #2
CaliforniaPeggy May 2013 #3
daleanime May 2013 #4
graham4anything May 2013 #5
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graham4anything May 2013 #19
daleanime May 2013 #20
madinmaryland May 2013 #22
daleanime May 2013 #23
graham4anything May 2013 #9
daleanime May 2013 #10
graham4anything May 2013 #12
daleanime May 2013 #14
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Response to daleanime (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:30 AM

1. I like it.

It feels like channeling Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Response to ananda (Reply #1)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:31 AM

2. Thank you...

not a bad person to channel.

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Response to daleanime (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:32 AM

3. Good ideas here. Let's get them implemented! *sigh*

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #3)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:39 AM

4. I know....

I'm just so tried of small dreams.

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Response to daleanime (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:45 AM

5. I don't understand why the altmedia/media wanted to have Darrell Isaa become the majority party.

 

but everytime a protest voter stayed home or voted for Ralph Nader, they gave Darrell Isaa the gavel to their chair.

Which leads me to believe they were actively working for that.

Otherwise, they wouldn't have done it.

I myself am working for the mainstream. If the Mainstream was good enough for the Beatles and Elvis and Sinatra,
it is good enough for me and the 80% of America that likes the mainstream

The 20% must be working for Darrel Issa, as they got him elected.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #5)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:47 AM

6. ?

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Response to daleanime (Reply #6)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:49 AM

7. I am making grand plans to defeat Darrell Isaa. Vote straight democratic and all things are good

 

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #7)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:51 AM

8. Sounds good....

I help you with your project, you help me with mine.

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Response to daleanime (Reply #8)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:54 AM

11. Obama's health care has saved me in 2013, $19,200 out of pocket so far

 

So the SS is really not a priority in my opinion.

FDR never said SS was all there would be, nor did he set a number.
And it don't rank in my top 100 problems.

Saving a fortune in health care far supercedes a small increase in SS.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #11)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:58 AM

13. ?

do you think people making less then $19,000 a year would agree with you?

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Response to daleanime (Reply #13)

Wed May 22, 2013, 10:18 AM

15. I was paying $3000 a month last year, now I am paying $1500 a month, President Obama saved me 19G.

 

there is NO SS increase, therefore it is not relevant to the conversation

besides anyone under 67 has no right to expect the #s to stay the same.
It's just silly.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #15)

Wed May 22, 2013, 10:24 AM

16. but not blueberry....

never liked blueberry pie.

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Response to daleanime (Reply #16)

Wed May 22, 2013, 10:27 AM

17. Nobody actually works on Wall Street but the food vendors. They don't sell pies.

 

one loses me when I hear the Ralph Nader/ Ron Paul soundbytes that the altmedia that supports those people
keep saying.
(Wall Street, Bankers, the Elite, the 1%, yada yada yada.)

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #17)

Wed May 22, 2013, 10:35 AM

18. It spring....

so I need to find some strawberry-rhubarb.

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Response to daleanime (Reply #18)

Wed May 22, 2013, 10:38 AM

19. I don't eat pies or dessert. I am into wellness. I support Mike Bloomberg's wellness programs.

 

one thing we should do is reinterpret the 2nd and then get rid of 100% of all bullets from the hands of anyone but
law enforcement whilst on duty.

Eat pickles. They are zero calories. NYC has some of the finest, especially on Houston street.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #19)

Wed May 22, 2013, 10:46 AM

20. But not a-la-mode.....

I like my pie straight, no chaser.

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Response to daleanime (Reply #20)

Wed May 22, 2013, 04:32 PM

22. I actually prefer salads....

word salads!

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #22)

Wed May 22, 2013, 04:44 PM

23. Sigh....

He gets nothing but pie from now on as far as I'm concerned.

No chance you had an opinion on the OP?

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Response to daleanime (Reply #6)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:52 AM

9. let's implement the internet sales tax, to stop hurting brick/mortar mom & pops

 

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #9)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:53 AM

10. Wouldn't mind that....

along with a wall street transaction tax.

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Response to daleanime (Reply #10)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:55 AM

12. What do you have against a food vender on Wall Street?

 

I am against stereotypes and don't hate Wall Street. I actually like the cobblestones, you don't see it much except in NYC and California.

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #12)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:59 AM

14. Oh.....

right. I like pie.

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Response to daleanime (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 04:17 PM

21. Kind of surprised.....

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