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Subject:  Re: Help! My Social Security is in Lucent Date:  7/27/2001  11:39 AM
Author:  Amphian Number:  46586 of 753930

Until our politicians get serious about one of the two solutions above, all the SS debate is smoke screen.

And the longer we wait to seriously address it, the more drastic the solution will have to be.

Ahh, but by then it will be "somebody else's problem" as far as the current politicians are concerned. The money won't run out until somewhere down the road. If all we do now is argue about it, then the politicians of both parties in the future can say, "We had a plan that would have worked without cutting benefits or raising taxes, but the X party prevented us from implementing it, so elect us now."

Amphian

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