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GfK poll: Raise taxes to save Social Security

There are 25 comments on the ChannelOne story from Aug 26, 2012, titled GfK poll: Raise taxes to save Social Security. In it, ChannelOne reports that:

Most Americans say go ahead and raise taxes if it will save Social Security benefits for future generations.

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xnutmegger

Phoenix, AZ

#1 Aug 26, 2012
Why , the pols will just have more money to PONZI with ?

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#2 Aug 26, 2012
Why not just quit giving money away to companies like Solyndra, and put it into SS and Medicare.
Sheik Yerbouti

Warrington, PA

#3 Aug 26, 2012
Right wingers want to give social security to their wall street buddies so they can loot it just like they looted our economy twice! They could care less about people that have actually worked their whole lives!

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#4 Aug 26, 2012
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
Right wingers want to give social security to their wall street buddies so they can loot it just like they looted our economy twice! They could care less about people that have actually worked their whole lives!
The Democrats are just as guilty as the Republicans of looting Social Security.

Anyone with a lick of sense knows that.
conservative crapola

Zionhill, PA

#5 Aug 26, 2012
xnutmegger wrote:
Why , the pols will just have more money to PONZI with ?
ponzi schemer rugby ripped-off investors to the tune of 8.5 billion. He can reach into one of his offshore accounts and inject that into SSI.
xnutmegger

Phoenix, AZ

#6 Aug 26, 2012
Bama Yankee wrote:
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The Democrats are just as guilty as the Republicans of looting Social Security.
Anyone with a lick of sense knows that.
No, it was the Democrat known as LBJ who started to ripoff of SS in 1966 to pay for the War in VN and the War on Poverty without raising the income tax rate that JFK had just lowered.

...any attempt to stop it has resulted in LEFTY screaming about stealing what LBJ already stole.
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#7 Aug 26, 2012
Bama Yankee wrote:
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The Democrats are just as guilty as the Republicans of looting Social Security.
Anyone with a lick of sense knows that.
Yes, but only the GOP takes the money and says shut down Social Security.

Since: Dec 07

Frankston, TX

#8 Aug 26, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
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ponzi schemer rugby ripped-off investors to the tune of 8.5 billion. He can reach into one of his offshore accounts and inject that into SSI.
Since 2008, nobama has ripped off the taxpayers to the tune of 6 trillion. Idiot.

Since: Jan 07

Pocono Lake, PA

#9 Aug 26, 2012
SS was initially in a trust, to be used only for its defined purpose. The Johnson administration made it part of the general fund and raided it to pay for the unpopular Vietnam War. Since then, it has been a veritable "piggy bank" for dishonest, unscrupulous and corrupt politicians. Supposedly, or in theory, there are IOU's guaranteeing repayment of the literally stolen funds. SS could be salvaged if we cut foreign aid, withdrew from the UN and stopped funding the World Bank,among other wasteful squandering of taxpayer money.

Since: Sep 08

Location hidden

#10 Aug 26, 2012
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Since 2008, nobama has ripped off the taxpayers to the tune of 6 trillion. Idiot.
He did not rip anybody off. He simply went a little over the
budget----well maybe a little more than a little. When I
hear about Nancy Pelosi and her use of our company jets
for her little jaunts, I start to hyperventilate all over again,
especially when she may have gotten a chunk of the chocolate
cake to share with her constituents.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#11 Aug 26, 2012
Lance Winslow wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, but only the GOP takes the money and says shut down Social Security.
As opposed to giving it to Solyndra?
conservative crapola

Zionhill, PA

#12 Aug 26, 2012
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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Since 2008, nobama has ripped off the taxpayers to the tune of 6 trillion. Idiot.
How about the flubya numbers? niche lunatic

Bwhahahahahahaha
Ancient Alien Association

Carol Stream, IL

#13 Aug 26, 2012
xnutmegger wrote:
Why , the pols will just have more money to PONZI with ?
i think AZ glowball very hot dat make yo brain fry!! it's ChannelOne not CNN or Fox!!!;-0000

Since: Dec 07

Frankston, TX

#14 Aug 26, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
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How about the flubya numbers? niche lunatic
Bwhahahahahahaha
W's number belong to the all dem congress elected in 2006, then kicked out in 2010, screwball.

You're as dense as Hoover Dam, boy.
conservative crapola

Zionhill, PA

#17 Aug 26, 2012
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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W's number belong to the all dem congress elected in 2006, then kicked out in 2010, screwball.
You're as dense as Hoover Dam, boy.
Right, flubya never met a bill he would veto, dumbass.

hahahahahahahahahaha

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#18 Aug 26, 2012
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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W's number belong to the all dem congress elected in 2006, then kicked out in 2010, screwball.
You're as dense as Hoover Dam, boy.
it's ALMOST like that moron thinks he's actually making a point, or sense.

Since: Dec 07

Frankston, TX

#19 Aug 26, 2012
conservative crapola wrote:
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Right, flubya never met a bill he would veto, dumbass.
hahahahahahahahahaha
He vetoed plenty of them, google it, dumbass. After 2008, nobama and the dems have had nothing but failures. You along with it.
conservative crapola

Zionhill, PA

#20 Aug 26, 2012
Bluebonnets-Thistle wrote:
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He vetoed plenty of them, google it, dumbass. After 2008, nobama and the dems have had nothing but failures. You along with it.
8 failed years of flubya....12 vetos.

hahahahahahahahaha

I guess it was president cheney that signed all those spending bills,

Bwahahahahahahaha
questioner

Menard, TX

#21 Aug 26, 2012
No Child Left wrote:
SS was initially in a trust, to be used only for its defined purpose. The Johnson administration made it part of the general fund and raided it to pay for the unpopular Vietnam War. Since then, it has been a veritable "piggy bank" for dishonest, unscrupulous and corrupt politicians. Supposedly, or in theory, there are IOU's guaranteeing repayment of the literally stolen funds. SS could be salvaged if we cut foreign aid, withdrew from the UN and stopped funding the World Bank,among other wasteful squandering of taxpayer money.
You are right, I talked to one of the designers of Social Security, they made it financially sound as best they could. Since the fund was available for the politicians to plunder it was bound to become inadequate. In addition they, the managers (Congress) did not enact the changes dictated by demographics.
The republicans want to 'privatize' retirement, that is have the big banks hold and administer the funds. Do you know what your fees are on your retirement accounts ...
Ancient Alien Association

Carol Stream, IL

#22 Aug 26, 2012
move on kids!!!!!!!! Time Forum, Tampon FL Partee soon go tak a nap b4da partee startin;-00000

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