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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-05-11 01:35 PM
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42. There are other ways to do that WITHOUT....
...weakening the funding mechanism of Social Security.

The shortfall of funds from The First Payroll Tax "Holiday"
was made up by transferring funds to Social Security from the General Fund.
Why connect these two?
It would have been much easier to simply send everyone a check from the General Fund,
and would have had exactly the same cost,
and exactly the same effect.
There is also a precedent set by Bush-the-Lesser, so the mechanism is already in place.

WHY go to all the extra trouble to connect the funding of Social security DIRECTLY to the General Fund?

Payroll Tax Holiday Directly Connects Social Security to The Deficit

WHY connect the two?
...because TPTB WANT Social Security directly connected to The deficit.
That makes it MUCH easier to kill.

Wake UP, People.
You are being SCAMMED.

You will know them by their WORKS,
not by their excuses.

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