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A good idea whose time has come.

One of the too often unspoken benefits of Social Security is that it takes a lot of old farts off the pay rolls, thus making more room for younger job seekers. (This was mentioned back in the 30, when SS first started, and they were desperate for more jobs.)

IIRC, the retirement age in Germany is 60. OK, they pay more taxes, but they seem prosperous enough.

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