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sabrina 1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-21-10 02:44 PM
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  -Why not fund Social Security by a Carbon Tax? denem  Dec-21-10 01:41 PM   #0 
  - HELL NO!  RC   Dec-21-10 01:45 PM   #1 
  - There's nothing to stop retaining a separate fund,  denem   Dec-21-10 02:00 PM   #7 
  - Either raise the cap or elimate the cap altogether on Social Security  avaistheone1   Dec-21-10 01:50 PM   #2 
  - Raise the cap from 106,000 to 250,000 and it's fine  NightWatcher   Dec-21-10 01:58 PM   #6 
     - It's not fine, the wealthy don't make much of their income from a wage.  denem   Dec-21-10 02:01 PM   #8 
     - Thats what I say, except remove the cap all together.  demosincebirth   Dec-21-10 02:35 PM   #20 
  - Social Security it the most solvent program ever run  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 01:54 PM   #3 
  - Educate yourself:  deaniac21   Dec-21-10 02:06 PM   #9 
  - +1  badtoworse   Dec-21-10 02:08 PM   #11 
  - You're not serious, are you?  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 02:43 PM   #25 
  - Stop with the nonsense. This argument has been debunked  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 02:19 PM   #15 
  - One more thing ~  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 02:57 PM   #29 
  - the rich borrowed from the workers for 30 years, but when it's time to repay "the money  Hannah Bell   Dec-21-10 04:17 PM   #31 
  - I'm suggesting we invest in our grandchildren's future,  denem   Dec-21-10 02:08 PM   #10 
  - I don't know what you are trying to say. Could you be more clear?  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 02:22 PM   #16 
  - The "social security trust fund" was a scam...  PoliticAverse   Dec-21-10 04:36 PM   #32 
     - You can't convince someone paddling their boat down the Nile.  deaniac21   Dec-21-10 05:23 PM   #33 
     - In 1983, there was a serious shortfall in the SS fund V what it had  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 08:11 PM   #34 
        - I encourage people to read what I wrote, what you wrote...  PoliticAverse   Dec-21-10 08:49 PM   #35 
           - Fair enough! n/t  sabrina 1   Dec-22-10 12:56 AM   #36 
           - Fair enough. That's what I did and found that all those  sabrina 1   Dec-22-10 01:04 AM   #37 
  - additional funding is needed, so payroll tax plus something else  Motown_Johnny   Dec-21-10 01:56 PM   #4 
  - Isn't the easiest way to get a Big New Tax (Carbon) is scrap  denem   Dec-21-10 02:12 PM   #12 
  - Benefits are tied to what you have paid into the system...  badtoworse   Dec-21-10 02:16 PM   #13 
     - You can tie benefits to the income record  denem   Dec-21-10 02:19 PM   #14 
     - I'm not trying to sell the idea; I want to kill it.  badtoworse   Dec-21-10 02:29 PM   #18 
        - That "fundamental nature" is a hallucination.  denem   Dec-21-10 02:33 PM   #19 
        - As a practical matter, you could fund SS with any kind of tax...  badtoworse   Dec-21-10 02:38 PM   #22 
        - which is why I suggest additional funding, not a change over  Motown_Johnny   Dec-21-10 02:39 PM   #23 
        - Listen to this guy, he know what he is talking about..  RC   Dec-21-10 02:47 PM   #28 
     - Thank you! n/t  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 02:44 PM   #26 
  - OK. The cost free carbon pollution now  denem   Dec-21-10 02:27 PM   #17 
  - Ending the Bush tax cuts would have helped reduce the deficit, which  sabrina 1   Dec-21-10 02:42 PM   #24 
  - Fine by me. Yet our current national philosophy would definitely not allow it.  Democrats_win   Dec-21-10 01:57 PM   #5 
  - It's not broke, don't try to fix it.  dkofos   Dec-21-10 02:36 PM   #21 
  - The same reason we shouldn't fund it with tobacco taxes  slackmaster   Dec-21-10 02:44 PM   #27 
  - A carbon tax is dead, why do you think the energy industry  doc03   Dec-21-10 04:03 PM   #30 
  - Never fund something you need with a revenue stream you want to be extinct  TheKentuckian   Dec-22-10 08:31 AM   #38 

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