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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 12:44 PM

3. Frankly,

I think the only real way to preserve Social Security is to raise the minimum wage to a living wage, while making it impossible for corporations to outsource their jobs.

Many people suggest the contribution caps should be removed or at least raised....I think if you do that our "oh-so beleaguered" corporations will make more and more employees independent contractors who will find themselves paying the full 15.30% of the payroll tax. We have a tendency to only think of the employees contributions, but the corporations contribute as well. As they have long shown themselves to be disinterested in both their employees and the rest of the nation as a whole, I think we can expect the unintended consequences would be brutal.

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