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|Subject: Re: The Wisdom of Social Security||Date: 6/9/1998 12:58 PM|
|Author: Feorlen||Number: 3667 of 77568|
>Meager reassurance comes my way from the 20 and 30-somethings I see on the news who say
> "Depend on Social Security for my retirement?? You must be mad."
I'm one of these people. I am planning my own retirement because I have no clue what is going to happen to Social Security. But I expect to at least get something, because I'm gonna be mighty pissed if I don't.
If Congress announces the end of the Social Security system and there is no provision for those who have paid in, I and many others will be taking up our torches and pitchforks for a lynching in Washington.
It's not like I *asked* for that money to be taken out of my pay every month. I could be investing it myself.
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