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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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By GLENN EVANS

Saturday, February 26, 2005

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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.

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Link: http://www.news-journal.com/news/content/news/stories/2...

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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