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girl gone mad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-16-11 05:45 PM
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4. Eliminate the payroll tax and fund SS from general spending.
The federal government can always meet its Social Security obligations. No more of the neoliberal lies which serve only to promote regressive taxation.

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  -Strengthening Social Security, do you support ProSense  Jul-16-11 05:29 PM   #0 
  - Well that would certainly create a strong system.  mmonk   Jul-16-11 05:35 PM   #1 
  - Obviously,  ProSense   Jul-16-11 05:39 PM   #2 
     - But they currently control the US political system.  mmonk   Jul-16-11 05:53 PM   #8 
  - End the Bush tax cuts, Cut Defense 30-50%, End the drug war, legalize & tax pot first.  Warren DeMontague   Jul-16-11 05:39 PM   #3 
  - Eliminate the payroll tax and fund SS from general spending.  girl gone mad   Jul-16-11 05:45 PM   #4 
  - Hmmmm?  ProSense   Jul-16-11 05:50 PM   #6 
  - They are right, but Obama certainly doesn't support what they propose.  girl gone mad   Jul-16-11 06:04 PM   #14 
  - Sanity. Thank you.  dkf   Jul-16-11 05:53 PM   #7 
  - That is a crap solution. SS would become even more of a political football and  Luminous Animal   Jul-16-11 06:03 PM   #12 
  - What about the fact both parties are reducing social spending  mmonk   Jul-16-11 06:04 PM   #15 
     - They are destroying it anyhow...  girl gone mad   Jul-16-11 06:17 PM   #19 
  - Overfunding social security now doesn't really work you know  dkf   Jul-16-11 05:50 PM   #5 
  - Wow,  ProSense   Jul-16-11 05:53 PM   #9 
  - I support it.  mmonk   Jul-16-11 05:57 PM   #10 
  - I, for one, clicked "no" by mistake.  Luminous Animal   Jul-16-11 06:01 PM   #11 
  - I support ending tax cuts for the rich, Real health CARE reform and ending the wars  Marrah_G   Jul-16-11 06:03 PM   #13 
  - + 1 - I agree completely with your assessment. nt  TBF   Jul-16-11 06:33 PM   #21 
  - I don't quite understand it. It's my impression that Social Security has always been designed  indurancevile   Jul-16-11 06:06 PM   #16 
  - No, currently Social Security taxes are only levied on the 1st $109,000 of wages.  Luminous Animal   Jul-16-11 06:14 PM   #18 
     - what proportion of individuals makes over $109K in WAGE income,  indurancevile   Jul-16-11 11:23 PM   #25 
  - If you're going to pluck out sections, put these up for polls.  rug   Jul-16-11 06:11 PM   #17 
  - OK  ProSense   Jul-16-11 06:25 PM   #20 
     - Thank you.  rug   Jul-16-11 06:49 PM   #22 
  - I support SS NOT stealing 60% of your earned retirement just because you got a little pension in a 5  msongs   Jul-16-11 07:08 PM   #23 
  - OK, but  ProSense   Jul-16-11 07:31 PM   #24 
  - i support leaving it alone & repaying the $2.6 trillion dollars owed.  indurancevile   Jul-17-11 02:07 AM   #26 
     - This /\ /\ /\  Pigheaded   Jul-17-11 02:11 AM   #27 
        - what is that?  indurancevile   Jul-17-11 02:15 AM   #28 
 

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