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  •  Dems still pushing the "Entitlement" lie (12+ / 0-)

    So tired of sell out Dems.

    Brutus: "A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March."

    Entitlement, my ass

    "It is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth." - Morpheus

    by CitizenOfEarth on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 10:19:45 AM PDT

    •  Legally it is an entitlement (1+ / 0-)
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      Says the word entitled 9 times in the 1935 law, 22 times in SSDI law.



      "Hands Off My Social Security"






      I suggested that it had been a mistake to levy these taxes in the 1930’s when the social security program was originally adopted. FDR said, “I guess you’re right on the economics. They are politics all the way through. We put those pay roll contributions there so as to give the contributors a legal, moral, and political right to collect their pensions and their unemployment benefits. With those taxes in there, no damn politician can ever scrap my social security program. Those taxes aren’t a matter of economics, they’re straight politics.”







      Link - feel free to post on your Facebook pages.

      But SS has no means test so its not welfare, something the GOP gets mixed up on.

      ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 07:20:59 PM PDT

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      •  Oh how my finger has itched ALL DAY (0+ / 0-)

        to render that response, but my credibility is shot to zero so I'm glad someone with some credentials has made this point!

        Too late for the simple life, too early for android love slaves - Savio

        by Clem Yeobright on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 07:32:51 PM PDT

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        •  Entitlements are different than welfare (1+ / 0-)
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          The GOP gets them confused, and apparently some DINOS.

          And offering them a dictionary doesnt help, let alone Blacks Law Dictionary.

          Need I continue?

          Good.

          ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

          by Roger Fox on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 07:36:02 PM PDT

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      •  Thanks for the Weasel words (0+ / 0-)

        I paid into SS all my life. Taking it away now is STEALING. Look it up.

        "It is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth." - Morpheus

        by CitizenOfEarth on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 06:03:52 AM PDT

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