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Response to eniwetok (Reply #8)

Mon Mar 28, 2016, 03:24 PM

35. There it is!

There are numerous threats to this program... from the damage the Bush recession did to the fund, to low interest rates to outsourcing higher paying industrial jobs and replacing them with lower paying service jobs, to the current cap. I'd like to see capital gains money finally taxed.


A major reason seldom mentioned when talking about Social Security. The root reason Social Security is in trouble. Is the major decline in the number of Living-Wage-Jobs since 2000. Anything else is diddling with the symptoms. Put our money on good, decent jobs and not into For-Profit-Prisons.
Stop our wars of choice, our self-perpetuating wars on terrorism and drugs and concentrate on rebuilding out own crumbling infrastructure and getting our manufacturing back into this country. And try to catch up to the rest of the civilized world on transportation and communications. Our high speed trains derail at 80 MPH, while other countries can have 250/300 MPH safely.


We will be better off. Our country will be better off. And the world will be better off.

Cooperation, not war seems to have been a foreign concept since the first non-aboriginals arrived.

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