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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.

CG>>


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