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  • leesally72 leesally72 May 18, 2009 9:58 AM Flag

    Dear Repubs: Social Security and Medicare are SOCIALISM

     

    Funny, all the Repugs that complain about "Socialism" are getting Social Security and on Medicare.

    Don't they know they are Welfare Beneficiaries of the Federal Government?

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    • Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn't know this. It's easy to check out, if you don't believe it. Be sure and show it to your kids. They need a little history lesson on what's what and it doesn't matter whether you are
      Democrat of Republican.
      Facts are Facts!!!

      Our Social Security

      Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social
      Security (FICA) Program. He promised:

      1.) That participation in the Program would be
      Completely voluntary,

      2.) That the participants would only have to pay
      1% of the first $1,400 of their annual
      Incomes into the Program,

      3.) That the money the participants elected to put
      Into the Program would be deductible from
      Their income for tax purposes each year,

      4.) That the money the participants put into the
      Independent 'Trust Fund' rather than into the
      General operating fund, and therefore, would
      Only be used to fund the Social Security
      Retirement Program, and no other
      Government program, and,

      5.) That the annuity payments to the retirees
      Would never be taxed as income.

      Since many of us have paid into FICA for years and are
      Now receiving a Social Security check every month --
      And then finding that we are getting taxed on 85% of
      The money we paid to the Federal government to 'put
      Away -- you may be interested in the following:

      -------------------------------------------------------------

      Q: Which Political Party took Social Security from the
      Independent 'Trust Fund' and put it into the
      General fund so that Congress could spend it?

      A: It was Lyndon Johnson and the democratically
      Controlled House and Senate.

      --------------------------------------------------------------------

      Q: Which Political Party eliminated the income tax
      Deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding?

      A: The Democratic Party.

      -----------------------------------------------------------------------

      Q: Which Political Party started taxing Social
      Security annuities?

      A: The Democratic Party, with Al Gore casting the
      'tie-breaking' deciding vote as President of the
      Senate, while he was Vice President of the US

      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      Q: Which Political Party decided to start giving
      Annuity payments to immigrants?

      AND MY FAVORITE:

      A: That's right!
      Jimmy Carter and the Democratic Party.
      Immigrants moved into this country, and at age 65,
      Began to receive Social Security payments! The
      Democratic Party gave these payments to them,
      Even though they never paid a dime into it!

      -------------- -------------------------- ------------------------------

      Then, after violating the original contract (FICA),
      The Democrats turn around and tell you that the Republicans
      Want to take your Social Security away!

      And the worst part about it is uninformed citizens believe it!
      If enough people receive this, maybe a seed of
      Awareness will be planted and maybe changes will
      Evolve. Maybe not, some Democrats are awfully
      Sure of what isn't so.

      But it's worth a try. How many people can YOU send this to?

      Actions speak louder than bumper stickers.
      AND CONGRESS GIVES THEMSELVES 100% RETIREMENT
      FOR ONLY SERVING ONE TERM!!!

      A government big enough to give you everything you want,
      Is strong enough to take everything you have.
      -Thomas Jefferson

    • leesally72 of course we know you idiot, just because we dont refuse the money that we are entitled to doesnt mean anything except we arent stupid. These programs have failed and will continue to thats what you loons dont understand. The loons are ruining this country.

    • when other folks get it.

 
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