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Clete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-06-03 06:27 PM
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10. Exactly. They know they are thieves, but they
concoct reasons like this to justify it to the gullible. You know, like the ones about the homeless being lazy and that they should get jobs. Never mind that a third of the people who are homeless do have jobs. They just can't afford to rent.
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  -Is raising the age for collecting social security racially biased? lcordero  Sep-06-03 06:04 PM   #0 
  - what will be the life span  pasadenaboy   Sep-06-03 06:05 PM   #1 
  - You're assuming that people who live to be 80 will  DemBones DemBones   Sep-06-03 09:01 PM   #17 
     - Lovely, DB! Thanks!  Mairead   Sep-07-03 10:35 AM   #29 
  - why just confine the argument to race  wuushew   Sep-06-03 06:06 PM   #2 
  - I also was thinking gender biased  greatauntoftriplets   Sep-06-03 06:08 PM   #4 
  - Because the same system is skewed against women too  lcordero   Sep-06-03 06:09 PM   #5 
  - "under my plan we will never have to consider raising the retirement age."  w4rma   Sep-06-03 06:08 PM   #3 
  - Kucinich would roll back retirement age to 65 -- it's now 67  DemBones DemBones   Sep-06-03 07:57 PM   #16 
  - I really don't think that was the goal, but it did turn out that way..  SoCalDem   Sep-06-03 06:09 PM   #6 
  - I don't feel that it's skewed against men since women are discriminated  lcordero   Sep-06-03 06:16 PM   #8 
     - So?  redeye   Sep-07-03 10:42 AM   #30 
  - It's an ice floe.  Clete   Sep-06-03 06:15 PM   #7 
  - How will they save any money if Republicans are stealing their pensions  lcordero   Sep-06-03 06:24 PM   #9 
     - Exactly. They know they are thieves, but they  Clete   Sep-06-03 06:27 PM   #10 
        - And they want people to feel guilty every time they  DemBones DemBones   Sep-06-03 07:05 PM   #12 
           - I confess  InkAddict   Sep-06-03 10:55 PM   #25 
  - homicides are most likely 100% irrelevant  unblock   Sep-06-03 06:56 PM   #11 
  - You're correct, I think, that homicide is not  DemBones DemBones   Sep-06-03 10:51 PM   #23 
  - Not race based, per se -- but do to the demographics  tom_paine   Sep-06-03 07:12 PM   #13 
  - abso-frickin'-lutely it's racially biased -- and class based as well  amazona   Sep-06-03 07:14 PM   #14 
  - oops  lcordero   Sep-06-03 07:32 PM   #15 
  - It just is very interesting  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-06-03 09:34 PM   #18 
  - Should it affect the payroll tax rate too?  TahitiNut   Sep-06-03 10:13 PM   #20 
     - Then let's be consistent.  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-06-03 10:19 PM   #21 
        - A tort is a 'wrong' for which the guilty compensate  TahitiNut   Sep-06-03 10:32 PM   #22 
        - Nice post.  The Backlash Cometh   Sep-07-03 09:32 AM   #28 
        - FWIW ...  TahitiNut   Sep-06-03 10:54 PM   #24 
  - more so economically biased but I see your point completely  JohnKleeb   Sep-06-03 09:57 PM   #19 
  - no, it's not racially biased.  nemo137   Sep-07-03 01:59 AM   #26 
  - This is idiotic.  frustrated_lefty   Sep-07-03 02:06 AM   #27 
  - cordero you do know this is a new GOP talking point ?  T Bone   Sep-07-03 10:45 AM   #31 

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