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Fearless Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-12-11 07:07 PM
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24. Umm no.
Social Security is fine. It's supposed to run a deficit for the next thirty years or so because of the Baby Boomers. If the Rethugs don't steal from the fund, more, then everything will be fine and it will even out.
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  -Let's say I have an 80 year old car. DFab420  Apr-12-11 04:59 PM   #0 
  - You're right! I've tended to view these as "all or nothing" issues. Time to review  gateley   Apr-12-11 05:04 PM   #1 
  - let's say I have been making payments for forty years sometimes double payments..  peace13   Apr-12-11 05:06 PM   #2 
  - That would be awful. But that hasn't happened.  DFab420   Apr-12-11 05:16 PM   #5 
  - Precisely  Sherman A1   Apr-13-11 05:27 AM   #37 
  - "Double payment"? how does that fit the SS model?  mkultra   Apr-13-11 11:35 AM   #40 
     - As a small business owner I pay both halves of the SS payment..  peace13   Apr-13-11 12:24 PM   #41 
  - The simple truth is they don't want to pay back what's been borrowed against SS.  DCKit   Apr-12-11 05:07 PM   #3 
  - lets say my pension fund is being robbed....  Warren Stupidity   Apr-12-11 05:12 PM   #4 
  - Sure.. but it isn't  DFab420   Apr-12-11 05:20 PM   #7 
     - Mine was.  Fuddnik   Apr-12-11 05:45 PM   #10 
     - ..Thats your pension plan.  DFab420   Apr-12-11 05:52 PM   #15 
     - It's not broke. It's ahead of the game. The Repukes want to rob it blind.  damntexdem   Apr-12-11 05:48 PM   #12 
     - it ain't an 80 year old care either  Warren Stupidity   Apr-12-11 08:46 PM   #30 
  - I agree with you, but there is a legitimate point to be made about the process in which this is to  patrice   Apr-12-11 05:18 PM   #6 
  - +1  DFab420   Apr-12-11 05:32 PM   #9 
  - Updating, yes. Cutting no.  Raine1967   Apr-12-11 05:26 PM   #8 
  - It's not reform, it's vandalism.  damntexdem   Apr-12-11 05:49 PM   #13 
  - the fuckers aren't planning to raise benefits  Warren Stupidity   Apr-12-11 08:44 PM   #29 
  - Bullhshit! It's about targeting the most-successful social program ever.  damntexdem   Apr-12-11 05:46 PM   #11 
  - What attacks? If you read through the cuts on the table  DFab420   Apr-12-11 05:51 PM   #14 
     - Huh?  DURHAM D   Apr-12-11 06:32 PM   #16 
     - Here, this is what I read. Did I miss it in there??  DFab420   Apr-12-11 06:34 PM   #17 
        - Or maybe here  DFab420   Apr-12-11 06:39 PM   #18 
        - No better as it relates to your OP - you are just making shit up. nt  DURHAM D   Apr-12-11 06:42 PM   #20 
           - What are you talking about?  DFab420   Apr-12-11 06:51 PM   #21 
        - Huh again?  DURHAM D   Apr-12-11 06:40 PM   #19 
           - Well luckily I don't just read what "democrats" deem worthy of me reading  DFab420   Apr-12-11 06:52 PM   #22 
              - It's obvious from your OP that you don't have much in common with "democrats."  ClassWarrior   Apr-13-11 02:35 AM   #34 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-12-11 10:26 PM   #31 
  - I'd be open to ...  Bob Loblaw   Apr-12-11 06:56 PM   #23 
  - Umm no.  Fearless   Apr-12-11 07:07 PM   #24 
  - So maybe your car needs work. Are you going to take it to a chop shop?  Bake   Apr-12-11 07:26 PM   #25 
  - You lie!  Keith Bee   Apr-12-11 07:27 PM   #26 
  - Thanks!  DFab420   Apr-12-11 07:45 PM   #28 
  - +1  JVS   Apr-13-11 03:21 AM   #35 
  - Your car runs fine, and your mechanic is a fucking liar. Hire a new one. nt  Chef Eric   Apr-12-11 07:40 PM   #27 
  - How about you drive it up your ass along with your "reform" of my family's future?  ClassWarrior   Apr-13-11 01:13 AM   #32 
  - Let's say you don't  Keith Bee   Apr-13-11 01:13 AM   #33 
  - Nice metaphor. Too bad it doesn't accurately depict the situation. Maybe you should sell it to...  JVS   Apr-13-11 03:23 AM   #36 
  - Some metaphors just don't work. And 80 yr old car = SS is one. Sorry, it just doesn't.  yellowcanine   Apr-13-11 07:53 AM   #38 
  - Very bad analogy. Tax Cuts for the Rich Create Jobs is the 30-yr old jalopy  Overseas   Apr-13-11 08:17 AM   #39 

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