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Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by Shooting Jack, Aug 8, 2008.

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  1. Shooting Jack

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    I didn't find this on snopes. Jackie B.


    > >> I DIDN'T REMEMBER THIS FROM MY HISTORY CLASSES..

    ..
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Your Social Security


    > >>
    > >> Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older
    ones) didn't
    > >> know this.


    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Be sure and show it to your kids. They need a little history
    lesson on
    > >> what's what.


    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> And it doesn't matter whether you are Democrat of Republican.
    Facts are
    > >> facts!!!


    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social Security
    (FICA)
    > >> Program. He promised:


    > >>
    > >> 1.) That participation in the Program would be completely
    voluntary.


    > >>
    > >> 2.) That the participants would only have to pay 1% of the first
    $1,400
    > >> of
    > >> their annual incomes into the Program,


    > >>
    > >> 3.) That the money the participants elected to put into the
    Program would
    > >> be
    > >> deductible from their income for tax purposes each year,


    > >>
    > >> 4.) That the money the participants put into the Independent
    'Trust Fund'
    > >> rather than into the General Operating Fund, and therefore, would
    only be
    > >> used to fund the Social Security Retirement Program, and no other
    > >> government
    > >> program, and,


    > >>
    > >> 5.) That the annuity payments to the retirees would never be
    taxed as
    > >> income.
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> Since many of us have paid into FICA for years and are now
    receiving a
    > >> Social Security check every month -- and then finding that we are
    getting
    > >> taxed on 85% of the money we paid to the federal government to
    'put
    > >> away',


    > >> you may be interested in the following:

    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Q: Which political party took Social Security from the
    Independent 'Trust
    > >> Fund' and put it in to the General Fund so that Congress
    could spend it?


    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> A: It was Lyndon Johnson and the Democratic- controlled House and
    Senate.
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Q: Which political party eliminated the income tax deduction for
    Social
    > >> Security (FICA) withholding?


    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> A: The Democrat Party.


    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Q: Which political party started taxing Social Security
    annuities?
    > >>


    > >>
    > >>
    > >> A: The Democrat Party, with Al Gore casting the
    'tie-breaking' deciding
    > >> vote
    > >> as President of the Senate, while he was Vice President of the
    U.S.
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Q: Which political party decided to start giving annuity payments
    to
    > >> immigrants?
    > >>


    > >> AND MY FAVORITE:


    > >>
    > >> A: That's right! Jimmy Carter and the Democrat Party.
    Immigrants moved
    > >> into
    > >> this country, and at age 65, they began to receive Social
    Security
    > >> payments!


    > >> The Democrat Party gave these payments to them even though they
    never
    > >> paid a
    > >> dime into it!
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>


    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> Then, after violating the original contract (FICA), the Democrats
    turn
    > >> around and tell you that the Republicans want to take your Social
    > >> Security
    > >> away!
    > >>
    > >>

    > >>
    > >> And the worst part about it is, uninformed citizens believe it!


    If
    > >> enough
    > >> people receive this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted
    and maybe
    > >> changes will evolve. Maybe not, some Democrats are awfully sure
    of what
    > >> isn't so.
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> But it's worth a try. How many people can YOU send this to?
    Actions
    > >> speak
    > >> louder than bumper stickers.
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> AND CONGRESS GIVES THEMSELVES 100% RETIREMENT FOR ONLY SERVING
    ONE
    > >> TERM!!!
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> _____
    > >>
    > >> "A government big enough to give you everything you want, is
    strong
    > >> enough
    > >> to take everything you have."
    > >>
    > >>


    > >>
    > >> -Thomas Jefferson-
    > >>
    >
     
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