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Subject:  Re: Don't Show This To A Baby Boomer Date:  1/19/2013  5:45 PM
Author:  JoshRandall Number:  667267 of 741639

5. In 1945, there were 42 workers for every retiree receiving Social Security benefits. Today, that number has fallen to 2.5 workers, and if you eliminate all government workers, that leaves only 1.6 private sector workers for every retiree receiving Social Security benefits.

Apparently, Franklin D. Roosevelt didn't think it through.


But libs feel better about themeselves.
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