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The Wall Street Journal weighs in: "If only the government would stop handing out the hard earned money to those who fail to save, productivity would go UP and taxes would go DOWN!"

You forgot Nancy Pelosi mugging for the camera with her overly botox injected face touting how unemployment checks are the greatest economic stimulus and how she is crafting more legislation to make more people unemployed.

...and you have just turned Social Security into a welfare program.

News flash. It already is. When you have people getting social security that haven't paid into it and then throw on top people getting drastically more than they've paid into it, its a "welfare" program.

Personally, everyone should have the option of opting out. If you do, you get to keep your SS with holding taxes. But if you go belly up in retirement, tough. If you stay in, you only get what you put in.

JLC, who is not counting on ANY SS in retirement for several reasons
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