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Muttocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-17-08 02:53 PM
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2. smells like pork to me...but yeah, wealthy people can get SS
As far as I can tell, it's based on prior income and payments into the system, not need-based.
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  -McCain gets Social Security Contrary1  Jul-17-08 02:51 PM   #0 
  - That's much higher than I get  whistle   Jul-17-08 02:52 PM   #1 
  - McLame also cashes his full Disabilty checks.  Disturbed   Jul-17-08 02:54 PM   #4 
  - I have a relative getting less than 10K/yr  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jul-17-08 02:55 PM   #5 
  - smells like pork to me...but yeah, wealthy people can get SS  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jul-17-08 02:53 PM   #2 
  - I guess it's OK as long as he gets his. The rest of us will have  Raven   Jul-17-08 02:54 PM   #3 
  - He's entitled to it because he paid into the system, but one has to ask  Midlodemocrat   Jul-17-08 02:55 PM   #6 
  - So being a senator isn't working?  Raineyb   Jul-17-08 03:03 PM   #10 
     - It depends more on age, I think.  Midlodemocrat   Jul-17-08 03:09 PM   #12 
  - So McShame gts a medical diaability from the Navy (After his education was paid for by the US gov)  Vincardog   Jul-17-08 02:56 PM   #7 
  - You would think there would be an offset based on his income as a Senator  eleny   Jul-17-08 02:59 PM   #8 
  - One's current wealth or income does not limit their benefit  harun   Jul-17-08 03:02 PM   #9 
  - Yeah, I was wrong. Has it changed in the last few years?  Contrary1   Jul-17-08 03:09 PM   #11 
  - Is that so?  Alter Ego   Jul-17-08 03:11 PM   #13 
 

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