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Subject:  Re: Obama on payroll tax Date:  6/17/2008  11:35 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  13476 of 19741

<<In a means-tested system, we all go to the government and ask for a handout due to our poverty.

In the current system, we get a benefit based on our work history. It is something we've earned.

The two couldn't be more different.


Sorry, but the money to pay for all those promises isn't going to be there. So the question is, should we sharply raise payroll taxes on Gen X, Y and Z in order to pay benefits to the boomer generation that that generation didn't