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  •  Why not investment income? Why not the whole (1+ / 0-)
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    means are the ends

    pie? If you do that AND remove the cap AND cut off benefits to any retiree who is earning $250K or more in income otherwise, you could probably solve BOTH SS and Medicare.

    The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries.

    by Words In Action on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 02:52:38 PM PST

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    •  So make it a charity? Take out (0+ / 0-)

      top income benefits means people who even think they will be prosperous will have an incentive to kill the whole program. How dumb is that?

      I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

      by samddobermann on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 09:27:19 PM PST

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