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  •  SS and Medicare we pay into, so not really (3+ / 0-)

    assistance, they are insurance plans...and we need to stop calling them ENTITLEMENTS anyway.

    •  As a side note, I don't get the logic (0+ / 0-)

      What's wrong with saying "this is something people are entitled to (because they paid into it)".  I see this argument often but it's always been a head scratcher for me

      Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescendibles.

      by Mindful Nature on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 09:21:46 AM PST

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      •  That is originally what it meant, but the GOP have (0+ / 0-)

        corrupted that completely, unfortunately.

        "Privatize to Profitize" explains every single Republican economic, social and governing philosophy. Take every taxpayer dollar from defense, education, health care, public lands, retirement - privatize it, and profit from it.

        by mumtaznepal on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 03:02:58 PM PST

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    •  SS and Medicare are Earned Benefits. (0+ / 0-)

      "Privatize to Profitize" explains every single Republican economic, social and governing philosophy. Take every taxpayer dollar from defense, education, health care, public lands, retirement - privatize it, and profit from it.

      by mumtaznepal on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 03:02:25 PM PST

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