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Response to Texin (Reply #13)

Sun Dec 9, 2012, 12:39 PM

49. You seem to have trouble with basic math.

The number of seniors who are high-income are very, very, very, very small. Because when you retire, you stop receiving large paychecks and your income becomes whatever you pull out of your retirement accounts to live on.

So you will save a trivial amount of money by cutting high-income people from Social Security.

In return, you have converted Social Security into welfare-for-old-people, and opened the door for it to be cut as brutally as welfare has been cut.

And you've done it to "save" a program that doesn't need saving. Social Security is fine. The Village is screaming about it because they are dumb enough to have not noticed the "SS runs out of money" date has been steadily retreating into the future.

Your idea is designed to sound good to liberals on the face, but will utterly destroy Social Security.

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