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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-19-05 10:40 PM
Response to Reply #38
48. That's right--the minute the millionaires aren't eligible
they'll start griping about having to pay "lazy people who never saved for their old age."

Paying off a few millionaires is a small price to pay for maintaining universal coverage.
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  -My personal experience with Social Security bleedingheart  Jan-19-05 09:14 AM   #0 
  - Wow  wtmusic   Jan-19-05 09:26 AM   #1 
  - Same here, I receive money from SS for both of my Children  Throckmorton   Jan-19-05 02:13 PM   #32 
     - I have been thinking about you and your kids  bleedingheart   Jan-19-05 10:44 PM   #49 
  - Nice post  Wickerman   Jan-19-05 09:27 AM   #2 
  - Thanks...  bleedingheart   Jan-19-05 09:38 AM   #7 
  - My sons were also beneficiaries of SS  Blue State Native   Jan-19-05 10:22 AM   #15 
  - Great story. but  Poppyseedman   Jan-19-05 09:30 AM   #3 
  - If Bush** is allowed to privatize, then people may not see any of  DemBones DemBones   Jan-19-05 09:35 AM   #4 
  - My point is  Poppyseedman   Jan-19-05 10:00 AM   #9 
     - Where in mainstream media does anyone say Bush is Evil?  Robbien   Jan-19-05 10:31 AM   #16 
     - "Bush is evil" will come from the republican side of the argument.  Poppyseedman   Jan-19-05 11:56 AM   #24 
     - We have 4 different 401K funds  bleedingheart   Jan-19-05 10:51 AM   #18 
     - RE: Class warefare and SS  cattleman22   Jan-19-05 11:58 AM   #25 
        - what do you mean by squandered? What if a family has nothing  bleedingheart   Jan-19-05 01:51 PM   #30 
        - No way! Make it need based and you kill it, because  DemBones DemBones   Jan-19-05 08:11 PM   #38 
           - That's right--the minute the millionaires aren't eligible  Lydia Leftcoast   Jan-19-05 10:40 PM   #48 
     - Most people I know have seen their 401ks shrink  shrike   Jan-19-05 11:00 AM   #20 
        - I respectfully disagree about the polls.  Poppyseedman   Jan-19-05 11:18 AM   #22 
           - Will those vast majority of americans be willing to increase their taxes  Robbien   Jan-19-05 11:25 AM   #23 
           - You and I have been seeing different polls, I guess  shrike   Jan-19-05 01:47 PM   #29 
  - but for those who have been around for a while  bleedingheart   Jan-19-05 09:37 AM   #5 
  - What if the person born in 1990 becomes disabled in 2020?  idiosyncratic   Jan-19-05 10:45 AM   #17 
  - If they let that.....  onecitizen   Jan-19-05 07:38 PM   #37 
  - The difference  Wright Patman   Jan-19-05 09:38 AM   #6 
  - It's great  TheMom   Jan-19-05 09:47 AM   #8 
  - Well, my father never received a cent from SS.  Bridget Burke   Jan-19-05 10:04 AM   #10 
  - If your mom is alive and they were married  sherilocks   Jan-19-05 10:07 AM   #11 
  - Parents divorced over 30 years ago  TheMom   Jan-19-05 03:00 PM   #33 
  - What about your mom?  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-19-05 10:58 AM   #19 
  - Social Security is insurance, not an investment  George Oilwellian   Jan-19-05 01:30 PM   #26 
  - Hi TheMom!!  newyawker99   Jan-19-05 06:18 PM   #34 
  - Thanks!  TheMom   Jan-19-05 09:09 PM   #44 
  - It's not HIS money  yankeedem   Jan-19-05 07:06 PM   #36 
     - There are different insurance types  TheMom   Jan-19-05 09:07 PM   #43 
  - I too am grateful for SS  Lugnut   Jan-19-05 10:12 AM   #12 
  - An often overlooked benefit of SS. I had a similar situation  seemunkee   Jan-19-05 10:15 AM   #13 
  - My children feel the same way.  juajen   Jan-19-05 08:46 PM   #40 
  - SS Tax Code  YNGW   Jan-19-05 10:17 AM   #14 
  - My experience with SS  GoldenOldie   Jan-19-05 11:17 AM   #21 
  - I lost my first husband when our kids  FlaGranny   Jan-19-05 01:43 PM   #27 
  - My grandma worked for 52 years STRAIGHT before illness forced her to  Heddi   Jan-19-05 01:43 PM   #28 
  - sadly I think that privatization will make situations like your  bleedingheart   Jan-19-05 01:54 PM   #31 
     - of course it'll make it worse  Heddi   Jan-19-05 08:51 PM   #41 
  - Thanks for sharing your story. Social security is the best system ever  ignatius 2   Jan-19-05 06:44 PM   #35 
  - My father-in-law always said he'd never get any Social Security;  DemBones DemBones   Jan-19-05 08:34 PM   #39 
  - if they remove the wage cap-  CarpeVeritas   Jan-19-05 09:03 PM   #42 
  - Amen, I love your solution  juajen   Jan-19-05 09:42 PM   #46 
  - Hubert H. Humphrey quote  seemunkee   Jan-19-05 09:32 PM   #45 
     - HH was a good man.  juajen   Jan-19-05 09:50 PM   #47 
 

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