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Old 10-28-2020, 11:04 PM   #172 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Sure, but then they were promised that check and planned accordingly, and had some portion of their lifetime pay extracted.

It's a bad system that should be phased out for something not dependent on the number of workers in the workforce, robust against changing life expectancy, and encouraging people who want to take more control over their finances to do so.
Every government program is dependent on the number of workers paying taxes. Social Security is no different.
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