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Response to HiPointDem (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 17, 2012, 01:35 PM

13. It has everything to do with social security....

What do you think will happen when fully 30% of the work force is self-employed and paying 15.30% on 90% of their income? They will start screaming to be let off the hook...

The entire problem with SS is that for too long too few people have been earning good wages.

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2011/02/income-inequality-in-america-chart-graph


One chart has a header explanations that makes it quite clear. Had household incomes kept pace with the economy since 1970, the median household income would be $92K, not $50K....Think about all that money not paid into SS

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