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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #14)

Mon Mar 28, 2016, 01:17 PM

23. it's untenable if the only new revenue is from

Sure... we can't ignore the problem of demographics. I'm a Baby Boomer and will be turning 65 soon... so this issue is more concern to me than perhaps others.

But that 2.8 trillion in the fund could have been invested more wisely than just letting the government borrow and spend it for whatever... and not setting any floor below which interest could not fall. I'm NOT talking about privatization. Obviously it's too late now but I think we could have better invested it in public infrastructure and then taxed the increased productivity... not with user fees but possibly with something akin to a VAT tax.

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