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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-22-10 12:59 PM
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119. I believe a 'means test'
is a good thing.

I look at it this way: Social Security is an INSURANCE program. We pay into it because we don't know what the future holds. Do we become disabled? Hit by a car and can't work? Do you retire when the stock markets are tanking and that nest egg you worked so hard to grow turns into a pittance?

It's like Insurance for your home...you don't know if it'll be struck by lightning or if there will be an electrical fire. You pay for the insurance. Now when you sell the home, do you demand all of your money back since nothing bad happened to the house???

No. I think people who are lucky enough not to NEED Social Security should thank the Goddesses and Gods of the Universe.

Raise the cap on it....the wealthy can, after all, afford it.

Honestly, this COMMUNITY of GREED has to STOP. It is like some horrid viral disease that has infected this nation.

I hope TPTB choke on their damn money.
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