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phleshdef Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-13-11 05:47 PM
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4. Raising the cap = social security reform that raises taxes on the rich.
Thats the only kind we really need to be talking about.
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  -Would you trade Social Security reform for Higher taxes for the rich? LeftyAndProud60  Feb-13-11 05:27 PM   #0 
  - don't think so - but guess it depends on what "reform" entails  DrDan   Feb-13-11 05:46 PM   #1 
  - No. If I'm starving on the street, what do I care if they're paying more?  SharonAnn   Feb-15-11 09:17 AM   #35 
  - Why?  demwing   Feb-13-11 05:46 PM   #2 
  - No. (nt)  w4rma   Feb-13-11 05:46 PM   #3 
  - Raising the cap = social security reform that raises taxes on the rich.  phleshdef   Feb-13-11 05:47 PM   #4 
  - I am sick and tired of trade-offs.  Curmudgeoness   Feb-13-11 05:50 PM   #5 
  - No cuts in Social Security! We paid in....  rfranklin   Feb-13-11 05:50 PM   #6 
  - +1 We never asked Congress to borrow against OUR SS to fund the wealthy.  DCKit   Feb-13-11 09:00 PM   #20 
     - We never called them on it when they did it, either  customerserviceguy   Feb-13-11 09:49 PM   #22 
        - It isn't (and never was) an unsecured loan. SS holds Treasury bonds.  DCKit   Feb-13-11 10:13 PM   #24 
           - Those are not Treasury bonds in the usual sense of the term  customerserviceguy   Feb-13-11 10:29 PM   #25 
              - Is there a point to your questioning? How is this a worthy argument?  DCKit   Feb-14-11 08:04 AM   #29 
                 - Yes, there is a point  customerserviceguy   Feb-14-11 06:25 PM   #31 
  - false choice when we can have both despite obama and the republicrats. nt  msongs   Feb-13-11 05:54 PM   #7 
  - in the mildest terms: fuck that shit.  Warren Stupidity   Feb-13-11 06:00 PM   #8 
  - Who would benefit from these Higher Taxes ...  GeorgeGist   Feb-13-11 06:01 PM   #9 
  - 'TRADE?' Depends. S.S. reform should = raising/eliminating the cap  elleng   Feb-13-11 06:06 PM   #10 
  - Why would we need to do that?  liberal N proud   Feb-13-11 06:13 PM   #11 
  - I can say 'no' - but what difference does it make?  xchrom   Feb-13-11 06:18 PM   #12 
  - Higher taxes for the rich? Don't make me laugh. They will never pay high taxes friend.  MichiganVote   Feb-13-11 06:24 PM   #13 
  - Any trade-off before long will be back to the same old same old  shraby   Feb-13-11 07:02 PM   #14 
  - No  OHdem10   Feb-13-11 07:15 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-13-11 07:42 PM   #16 
  - shut up. That feels better. NT  LeftyAndProud60   Feb-13-11 07:47 PM   #17 
     - Shut up?  Caretha   Feb-13-11 08:09 PM   #18 
  - Hell no, these people we have in power  Autumn   Feb-13-11 08:51 PM   #19 
  - Don't have to trade. Just raise the taxes on the rich bastards and  ladjf   Feb-13-11 09:00 PM   #21 
  - Nobody's elderly mom should have to negotiate with a billionaire for her food money. nt  woo me with science   Feb-13-11 10:12 PM   #23 
  - Tired of negotiating with thieves. nt  woo me with science   Feb-14-11 07:08 AM   #26 
  - If the reform made sense. Lowering the age makes sense,  Vinca   Feb-14-11 07:30 AM   #27 
  - Social Security doesn't need reform.  GoCubsGo   Feb-14-11 07:56 AM   #28 
  - The question is absurd IMO...  ljm2002   Feb-14-11 01:20 PM   #30 
  - Why should they have to be traded?  Cherchez la Femme   Feb-14-11 06:48 PM   #32 
  - YES< but i wont trade UI for it.  mkultra   Feb-15-11 08:29 AM   #33 
  - No. n/t  kiva   Feb-15-11 08:53 AM   #34 
  - One has nothing to do with the other  bhikkhu   Feb-15-11 10:17 AM   #36 

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