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Squatch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-15-07 07:03 PM
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12. Abolish SS all together.
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  -Should education programs be cut so we can save Social Security? HypnoToad  Oct-15-07 06:50 PM   #0 
  - false dichotomy  WindRavenX   Oct-15-07 06:51 PM   #1 
  - Nothing more needs to be said  gollygee   Oct-16-07 10:27 AM   #49 
  - We give them enough damn money to take care of all the stuff they're supposed  gateley   Oct-15-07 06:51 PM   #2 
  - There's no selection for "Get bent"  Canuckistanian   Oct-15-07 06:52 PM   #3 
  - i believe both should be  fenriswolf   Oct-15-07 06:52 PM   #4 
  - There is nothing wrong with Soc Security that needs "saving". -eom  Justitia   Oct-15-07 06:54 PM   #5 
  - If your talking about state  BellaB   Oct-15-07 06:54 PM   #6 
  - I was watching the local news and they had a quick blurb on the # of baby boomers retiring...  HypnoToad   Oct-15-07 06:56 PM   #8 
     - yeah, the usual suspects are in "full scare" mode again. Don't buy it. -eom  Justitia   Oct-15-07 06:58 PM   #9 
  - The defense budget should be drastically cut so that we can fund many social programs  Swamp Rat   Oct-15-07 06:55 PM   #7 
  - Cut "Defense"  terisan   Oct-15-07 07:01 PM   #10 
  - With out an educated and employed workforce who would be left to pay in to Social Security.  DJ MEW   Oct-15-07 07:01 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, when they mentioned how fewer people would have jobs to put in money,  HypnoToad   Oct-15-07 07:08 PM   #15 
  - Abolish SS all together.  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:03 PM   #12 
  - and...uhhhhh....your back-up plan is......???? -eom  Justitia   Oct-15-07 07:05 PM   #13 
  - Begin saving in Roth IRAs, 529 plans, and 401ks at an early age.  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:06 PM   #14 
     - So, how about all the retirees NOW? And the disabled? And orphans? And poor? And stock losers?  Justitia   Oct-15-07 07:09 PM   #16 
        - Let's see  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:22 PM   #18 
           - Why on earth do you think it wouldn't be available to you? Or your kids?  Justitia   Oct-15-07 07:26 PM   #21 
           - If I become disabled tomorrow, I have already taken measures  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:28 PM   #23 
              - That's great for you, but what if that coverage vaporizes? Then what?  Justitia   Oct-15-07 07:32 PM   #26 
                 - Do you honestly believe that SS is *guaranteed* when you retire?  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:34 PM   #29 
                    - I do not believe that the stock market (& I have quite a bit invested there) is any safer than SS  Justitia   Oct-15-07 07:42 PM   #30 
                    - Looks like you bought the bridge and the BS - hook, line and sinker!  Breeze54   Oct-15-07 10:30 PM   #37 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-15-07 11:26 PM   #40 
           - I said the same thing in my 20's  MiniMe   Oct-16-07 06:30 AM   #46 
  - Twelve Reasons Why Privatizing Social Security is a Bad Idea  wuushew   Oct-15-07 07:25 PM   #20 
  - I didn't say privatize. I said abolish it.  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:26 PM   #22 
     - When do you think people will have time to properly research investment options?  wuushew   Oct-15-07 07:30 PM   #25 
        - Dude...that is the absolute LAMEST argument I have heard, yet!  Squatch   Oct-15-07 07:33 PM   #27 
           - It's great when one has the $$$ to do so, as I do  alittlelark   Oct-15-07 11:24 PM   #39 
           - Sometimes, those "licensed and trained stock brokers"  Art_from_Ark   Oct-15-07 11:53 PM   #41 
  - Are you a 'Ron Paul' guy?  alittlelark   Oct-15-07 10:27 PM   #36 
  - News Flash: Social Security is NOT broken.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-16-07 03:40 AM   #44 
  - Neither nt  Crabby Appleton   Oct-15-07 07:12 PM   #17 
  - No.  realpolitik   Oct-15-07 07:25 PM   #19 
  - war funding is the only acceptable cut to me  madokie   Oct-15-07 07:29 PM   #24 
  - Absoluely not  tech3149   Oct-15-07 07:34 PM   #28 
  - Why do the funds have to come from Education?  Mutineer   Oct-15-07 07:45 PM   #31 
  - 3/4 of a TRILLION $ for so-called defense? That is where we need to make  greyhound1966   Oct-15-07 07:53 PM   #32 
  - Abolishing SS has been a GOP dream for 70 years; Why it yours, too?  splat   Oct-15-07 10:03 PM   #33 
  - Make DEEP cuts in the defense budget  fujiyama   Oct-15-07 10:10 PM   #34 
  - The only thing broken is that RW record!  Breeze54   Oct-15-07 10:25 PM   #35 
  - No way, that would be causing more harm to the program  Marrah_G   Oct-15-07 10:34 PM   #38 
  - Absolutely not  TimBean   Oct-16-07 01:22 AM   #42 
  - Yes, if the Military Industrial Complex and Drug War are "education programs". nt  impeachdubya   Oct-16-07 02:05 AM   #43 
  - That poll looks like one the Republicans would put up.  Jamastiene   Oct-16-07 03:57 AM   #45 
  - No Need To Cut Programs  erpowers   Oct-16-07 07:57 AM   #47 
  - We need to stop the funding of these schools who plush athletics dept.  Xenotime   Oct-16-07 10:26 AM   #48 
  - No. Cut military spending and save ALL the other programs...  truebrit71   Oct-16-07 10:35 AM   #50 
 

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