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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2024 4:31 am
And it all boils down to simply collecting the same percentage tax for all types of income on everyone - no exceptions

Rather than our current system which gets about 80% of its funds from the bottom 20% of our total economy.


Back to the do rich people care about the pennies they can take from anywhere and everywhere

Didn’t the rich just wage a major Fox News congressional campaign against the wealthy having to declare their social security Income as taxable income?
I didn’t pay enough attention to care who won, but I think the rich won their pennies from the poor.
I did not follow closely, either, but the gripes about it that I did hear came from working and middle class folks, not the wealthy at all.
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O Really wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2024 11:30 am
Social Security is not a welfare program. People contribute, and contributions are capped to avoid very high earners becoming eligible for very high retirement benefits. Retirement benefits are derived from a formula based on contributions so - up to a maximum - benefits are lower for lower contributions and higher for higher contributions. It's a pretty clean system and, except for the disability part works remarkably smoothly. Eligibility standards are set and the same for everyone. No reason to change the rules at full retirement for somebody who happened to earn a lot of money during their career.

And all the yammer about "running out of money" is smoke and mirrors. The only reason the fund is running low is that the money was robbed by congresscritters for other uses. They just need to put it back.
He and I may both be crazy, but Joe agrees with me in part:
It's not just Joe:
... The University of Maryland's Program for Public Consultation (PPC) surveyed 2,545 people in 2022 to gauge their views on potential changes to Social Security. An overwhelming majority of respondents, fully 80%, supported making all earnings above $400,000 subject to the payroll tax. This proposal received strong bipartisan support, with 77% of Republicans and 86% of Democrats favoring it.

Roughly two-thirds of survey respondents were OK with increasing the Social Security payroll tax rate, something the president has not publicly called for. Again, there was significant support across party lines, with 62% of Republicans and 74% of Democrats favoring the proposal.
Otoh, Joe is adamant in opposing ANY benefit cuts. I guess this includes the benefit cuts for the wealthy that I endorse.

The article doesn't even mention Congress paying back the trust fund as being an option.
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Biden says at DC dinner that of 2 presidential candidates, 1 was mentally unfit. 'The other's me'

Nasty politics, but also a triple whammy.
1. It's true. Dolt .45 is the brain damaged one. :---P
2. It will really piss off insecure crybaby TRE45QN. :violin:
3. It's funny as hell. :laughing-rolling:
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Vrede too wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2024 9:11 am
Biden says at DC dinner that of 2 presidential candidates, 1 was mentally unfit. 'The other's me'

Nasty politics, but also a triple whammy.
1. It's true. Dolt .45 is the brain damaged one. :---P
2. It will really piss off insecure crybaby TRE45QN. :violin:
3. It's funny as hell. :laughing-rolling:
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Mon Mar 18, 2024 9:43 am
Vrede too wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2024 9:11 am
Biden says at DC dinner that of 2 presidential candidates, 1 was mentally unfit. 'The other's me'

Nasty politics, but also a triple whammy.
1. It's true. Dolt .45 is the brain damaged one. :---P
2. It will really piss off insecure crybaby TRE45QN. :violin:
3. It's funny as hell. :laughing-rolling:
Bad link.
Opps, sorry. Fixed now.
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Trump Delivers Head-Spinningly Awkward Answer To New Question About Putin
The former president whiffed on an easy chance to criticize the Russian strongman over the death of Alexei Navalny.


Donald Trump on Sunday hemmed and hawed when asked if he blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

“I don’t know, but perhaps, I mean possibly, I could say probably. I don’t know,” Trump told Fox News host Howard Kurtz. “He’s a young man, so statistically he’d be alive for a long time. If you go by the insurance numbers, he’d be alive for another 40 years. So something happened that was unusual.”

... “I don’t know, you certainly can’t say for sure, but certainly that would look like something very bad happened, right?” Trump told Kurtz.

:crazy: :angry-banghead: That boy ain't right. Comments:
... "Fluent Aphasia."

Victims can verbalize intricate long sentences, and appear to be answering questions or making coherent observations. But frequently all they have is the structure and the cadence of coherence; the rhythm of speech. They do not fully understand what they are hearing, cannot convey what they are trying to through speech, and are almost invariably the victims of strokes or head injuries. All attempts to explain "Fluent Aphasia" (or by its formal name, "Wernicke's Aphasia,") use the phrase "Word Salad."
Great minds:
GOP autopsy report: Everything Trump touches dies.
One thing is for sure. Trump has undermined American democracy beyond Putin's wildest
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Opps. "dreams" is indeed the missing word from the final comment above. Vrede, are you ok? :wave:

‘Feeble, Confused And Tired’: Donald Trump Torched After Bizarre Gaffe-Filled Appearance
The former president delivered a rambling performance as his legal battles heat up.


... Trump on Monday faced two court decisions.

In one, a judge reduced the $464 million bond in his fraud case to $175 million and gave him 10 days to come up with the money. In another, a judge ruled that Trump’s criminal trial in the Stormy Daniels hush money case will start on April 15.

That led to a rambling appearance by Trump, which included several gaffes, including an odd moment when the former president insisted that “you can’t have an election in the middle of a political season.”

The former president added: “We just had Super Tuesday, and we had a Tuesday after Tuesday already.”

Trump also vowed to “bring crime back to law and order.” ...

I love Dark Brandon.
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If Biden said this the media would spend the next 5 news cycles questioning his mental health.
About time the gloves came off.
The cheese is sliding off his cracker at an ever increasing rate.
Jon Cryer

Did I miss something? Have the most recent episodes of the show been crime-free?
More tweets at the link.
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TV pundit: "A clown with a flamethrower still has a flamethrower.
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He's not okay.

The runup to this election could make Jan 6 look tame.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-posts- ... 48407.html



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His Secret Service detail should walkout en masse.
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His Secret Service detail should walkout en masse.
Pretty sure it's full of sickophants. IIRC, Biden booted a bunch of agents from his detail for being too trump friendly.
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:46 pm
Vrede too wrote:
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His Secret Service detail should walkout en masse.
Pretty sure it's full of sickophants. IIRC, Biden booted a bunch of agents from his detail for being too trump friendly.
You think they don't have limits? Their buddies will be in the line of fire.
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Vrede too wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2024 11:25 pm
GoCubsGo wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:46 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2024 10:39 pm
His Secret Service detail should walkout en masse.
Pretty sure it's full of sickophants. IIRC, Biden booted a bunch of agents from his detail for being too trump friendly.
You think they don't have limits? Their buddies will be in the line of fire.
Dunno, the trumpaloon cult is full of some strange ass believers.
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Happy Easter!

Why isn't he golfing today like a good Christian?
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Sun Mar 31, 2024 2:27 pm
Happy Easter!

Why isn't he golfing today like a good Christian?
https://twitter.com/RonFilipkowski/stat ... 8011881828
“On revenues of just $4 million, Truth Social lost $58 million. How could that be? They had such a solid business model: Old rapist yells at Easter.”
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Trump Media stock tanks as new filing reveals heavy losses, 'greater risks' on Trump's involvement

:violin:
... The filing also revealed stakeholders are still subject to a six-month lockup period before selling or transferring shares....
We may get to watch Dolt .45's theoretical stake bleed away while he can't do a thing about it :clap:
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We may get to watch Dolt .45's theoretical stake bleed away while he can't do a thing about it :clap:
Atm the stock is artificially inflated on sickophant speculation.

30 days after issue, speculators will be able to short the stock....then KABOOM!
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GoCubsGo wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 4:15 pm
Vrede too wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2024 11:52 am

We may get to watch Dolt .45's theoretical stake bleed away while he can't do a thing about it :clap:
Atm the stock is artificially inflated on sickophant speculation.

30 days after issue, speculators will be able to short the stock....then KABOOM!
Good to know, thanks.
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Worst State of the Nation ever!
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He's looking more and more like Humpty Dumpty.



Or maybe he's the Penguin with orange makeup and a comb over.

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Seriously projecting? He's skeered of Monday.
https://truthsocial.com/@realDonaldTrum ... 4614019253
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