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Subject:  Re: Obama on payroll tax Date:  6/16/2008  11:19 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  13455 of 19483

<<Personally, the "donut hole" between $102k and $250k that Obama leaves me scratching my head. Does this make sense to anyone? It seems like a flat payroll tax would be "cleaner."

CG

You had me confused for a while, there, but I agree with you here. If we collectively find a benefit from continuing Social Security (I do), then it needs to be funded by something besides the smoke and mirrors system.

cliff
>>


Don't increase taxes, means test benefits.

The problem isn't that taxes are too low, it's that too many upper middle class and upper class people receive benefits from this welfare program.


Why pay benefits to people thatr don't need them?



Seattle Pioneer
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