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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-27-05 04:27 PM
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Ex-House Leader (Dick Armey): Social Security Should Go Away
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Saturday, February 26, 2005


TYLER Former U.S. House Majority Leader Dick Armey said Friday that Social Security should be phased out rather than saved. "I think if you leave people free to choose, it will be phased out by competition," the former Republican congressman from Lewisville told reporters before sharing a President's Day Dinner with the Smith County Republican Club.

Armey, who left Congress in 2002 after 18 years, said younger Americans already believe personal investments produce greater retirement savings than Social Security will.

(And you just have to love THIS observation...)

"If it is such a great deal, why does the government have to make it mandatory," he said.



Nice to see 'ole Dick still chiming in. He may be a major loon, but he's at least he's being honest here. The rePukes want to eliminate Social Security.

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  -Ex-House Leader (Dick Armey): Social Security Should Go Away WillyT  Feb-27-05 04:27 PM   #0 
  - Dick Armey should go away  Zuni   Feb-27-05 04:27 PM   #1 
  - You mean previous rethugs were even stupider....  Skink   Feb-27-05 04:29 PM   #2 
  - phased out  wildmanj   Feb-27-05 04:29 PM   #3 
  - Yeah? And I think the Congressional retirement plan should  searchingforlight   Feb-27-05 04:30 PM   #4 
  - Sit down Dick  oneighty   Feb-27-05 04:30 PM   #5 
  - of course,  ayeshahaqqiqa   Feb-27-05 04:31 PM   #6 
  - What a moron.  yourout   Feb-27-05 04:31 PM   #7 
  - I'm guessing that younger Americans...  ClassWarrior   Feb-27-05 04:33 PM   #8 
  - Corporations want to completely get rid of the nation state! ***holes!  applegrove   Feb-27-05 04:33 PM   #9 
  - i have questioned him personally before  adarling   Feb-27-05 04:40 PM   #10 
  - He's a turd. Turds float. Now you understand Capitol Hill. NT  Benhurst   Feb-27-05 04:59 PM   #12 
     - hahahaha  adarling   Feb-28-05 11:51 AM   #14 
  - Maybe it should be eliminated -- but not until after the more than  Benhurst   Feb-27-05 04:58 PM   #11 
  - Gee, why not Mr. Armey?  gratuitous   Feb-27-05 05:03 PM   #13 
  - Kick !!!  WillyT   Feb-28-05 09:18 PM   #15 
  - Dick Armey: ward of the state.  Lindacooks   Feb-28-05 09:32 PM   #16 

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