Social Security

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by mitch_mckee, May 20, 2008.

  1. mitch_mckee

    mitch_mckee Guest

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    Your Social Security
    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 So cial 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:

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    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 democrat
    controlled House and Senate.

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    Q: Which Political Party eliminated the income tax deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding?
    A: The Democrat Party.

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    Q: Which Political Party started taxing Social
    Security annuities?

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

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

    AND MY FAVORITE:

    A: That's right!
    Jimmy Carter and the Democrat 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!
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    T hen, after violating the original contract (FICA), the Democrats turn around and tell you that the Republicans want to take your Social Security away!

     
  2. TACAV

    TACAV G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    Well Im paying into it now and Im of the generation that wont get any of it back anyways....:banghead:
     

  3. mitch_mckee

    mitch_mckee Guest

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    Sorry. It sucks. Remember that next November.

    Bush tried to give you another option but the libtards blocked it.
     
  4. If the government privatizes Social Security and lets privately owned companies start feeding at the trough, you probably won't. Otherwise it's safer than you think...
     
  5. mitch_mckee

    mitch_mckee Guest

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    Spoken like a true liberal. Never mind trying to find out the truth, just change the subject.

    My retirement fund has increased many times over the Social Security farce. It is in a PRIVATE FUND! In addition, the family can have ALL OF IT when I die. Your buddies in Congress get most of my SS if I die.

    Aren't you Demorats supposed to be for the PEOPLE? Why do you continue to allow your elected reps to rip us all off?

    Oh, likely because the core of the Dem party are poor and ignorant, easy prey for communists.
     
  6. Sooner Shooter

    Sooner Shooter G&G Newbie Forum Contributor

    Thanks Mitch! A man can't have too much ammo! For the conservative way of thinking.
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2008
  7. Congrats . . .

    on good research. Sadly, I too feel I have paid and will never get a fair shake from the system. I'm not whining - just stating reality as I perceive it.
     
  8. DWFan

    DWFan Handgunner Forum Contributor

    Lyndon Johnson also was the driving force behind the Gun Control Act of 1968.