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Response to Bainbridge Bear (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:49 AM

26. SS and Medicare are not even part of the deficit, they are fully funded be employee/employer

 

payroll deductions. They are called entitlements because that is exactly what they are. Working people have paid into SS and Medicare their entire working careers and are entitled to those benefits. Reagan twisted the term entitlement into a pejorative much like "welfare queen" to burnish his neoconservative image.

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