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Subject:  Re: Paying For Obamacare Date:  4/25/2010  9:59 AM
Author:  SuperLiberal Number:  23977 of 58804

Silly. We'll pay for it by raising taxes on "The Rich." After all, they're getting enough from society!

Now, just who are "The Rich?" Well, anybody able to retire before the age of 60 is certainly rich...why should someone sponge off of society for longer than he or she worked and contributed? Applying social security and Medicare taxes to all income, not just earned income, is a start. Whys should someone's pension and investment income be exempt? Next up--a tax on the PRINCIPAL of savings. After all, it's for the good of society! It's not fair for "The Rich" to keep so much of society's money in their posession.
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