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|Subject: Re: Dems: No entitlement reforms||Date: 11/18/2012 7:28 AM|
|Author: FoolinGrapeApe||Number: 1837987 of 2122634|
I'll let the math geeks figure that out. But an increase in the wage base will increase the amount of revuew thus helping Social Security stay solvent.
That would be nice, but the worker to retiree ratio is a demographics problem.
It's not being abused as the things I wish to limit are allowed by law, but I still think food stamps should not pay for junk food. This is a limit that will help save money and be healthier for the recipients. Which will of course have a positive impact on health care costs that we spend on low-income persons.
EBT cards get used for cigarettes and beer. That might be a better place to start.
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