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Subject:  Re: Dead topic Date:  3/25/2010  4:24 PM
Author:  ziggy29 Number:  5233 of 5267

>> True, but Social Security is a popular benefit. Even wingnuts have aging parents who get it, so I expect it will be funded one way or another.

I've often said that SS should be made actuarilly correct. The way it is, it gives the wingnuts an excuse to call it a ponzi scheme. But I'm guessing FDR wanted to start paying benefits quickly to make it impossible for the Republicans to abolish it, which they'd vowed to do.
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Nice impartial and objective analysis here. Strong work.

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