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Subject:  Re: Attitude Question - SS Date:  3/14/2016  5:49 PM
Author:  AjaxofTelamon Number:  79314 of 97373

Social Security isn't insurance. It doesn't function like insurance. It's not even close. It is a welfare benefit for the elderly and disabled funded by a tax on earned income.

Nonsense - social security is insurance - and a very viable insurance.

Thus far, the social security trust fund received $2.7 Trillion (with a T) more than it has paid out.

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