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Response to FBaggins (Reply #15)

Mon Mar 28, 2016, 09:03 PM

37. of course...

Who else would be paying interest on the money borrowed from the SS trust fund but the government? That was true when the fund was getting 6% and it will be true at 3%. WHO CARES! To focus about where the money comes from evades the greater moral question that workers are involuntarily TAXED for a social purpose... for OA, DI, and HI and this money IS HELD IN TRUST... for those purposes. It's not those taxed workers' fault that Bush, the GOP, and corporate Dems imploded the economy any more that it was GM's fault that the economy tanked and their market disappeared. So why should this money... and the purposes it was collected for, be treated with such disrespect? The government is not being a responsible caretaker of MY money. This only helps those on the right who look for any excuse they can to push for privatization. We know the GOP has no intention of strengthening Social Security. But where are the Dems beside Bernie?

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