Does you blood pressure need a boost?

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    teehee1
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    (1/3/03 6:54:15 pm)
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    Does you blood pressure need a boost?
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    I always knew this and it will probably never change, but it's a good read

    SOCIAL SECURITY:
    > > (This is worth the read. It's short and to the point.)
    > > Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election years. Our
    > > Senators and Congressmen do not pay into Social
    > > Security and, of course, they do not collect from it. Social Security
    > > benefits were not suitable for persons of their rare elevation in society.

    > > They felt they should have a special plan for themselves. Many years ago
    > > they voted in their own benefit plan. In more recent years, no
    > > congressperson has felt the need to change it. After all, it is a great
    > > plan.
    > > For all practical purposes their plan works like this: When they retire,
    > > they continue to draw the same pay until they die, except it may

    increase

    > > from time to time for cost of living adjustments. For example, former
    > > Senator Byrd and Congressman White and their wives may expect to draw
    > > $7,800,000.00 (that's Seven Million, Eight-Hundred Thousand), with their
    > > wives drawing $275,000.00 during the last years of their lives. This is
    > > calculated on an average life span for each. Their cost for this

    excellent

    > > plan is $00.00. Nada. Zilch. This little perk they voted for themselves

    is

    > > free to them. You and I pick up the tab for this plan.
    > > The funds for this fine retirement plan come directly from the General
    > > Funds--our tax dollars at work! From our own Social Security Plan, which
    > > you and I pay (or have paid) into--every payday until we retire (which
    > > amount is matched by our employer)--we can expect to get an average
    > > $1,000 per month after retirement. Or, in other words, we would have to
    > > collect our average of $1,000.
    > > monthly benefits for 68 years and one (l) month to equal Bradley's
    > > benefits!
    > > Social Security could be very good if only one small change were made.

    And

    > > that change would be to jerk the Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from

    under

    > > the Senators and Congressmen. Put them into the Social Security plan

    with

    > > the rest of us and then watch how fast they would fix it. If enough

    people

    > > receive this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted and maybe good
    > > changes will evolve.
    > > How many people can YOU send this to?
    "Life is not:easy, fair or cheap... sometimes bad things happen to good people"


    whiskey101
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    (1/3/03 7:01:47 pm)
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    Looks like I need to run for office.

    Oops, I forgot, I hate the SOB politicians
    So he cocked both his pistols, spit in the dirt, and walked out in to the street.


    Smokin Guns
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    (1/3/03 7:19:31 pm)
    Reply Hmmmmm....!
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    I can think of a few!...Thanks!


    Loki
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    (1/4/03 7:15:06 am)
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    " Social Security could be very good if only one small change were made. And that change would be to jerk the Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from under the Senators and Congressmen. Put them into the Social Security plan with the rest of us and then watch how fast they would fix it. "

    Amen, brother!

    -- Loki


    WyomingSwede
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    (1/5/03 9:56:21 am)
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    Loki...you make a valid point. swede
    Wyoming Swede


    JBT1
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    (1/5/03 10:16:55 am)
    Reply In error
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    Teehee..

    Your information is in error....

    www.snopes.com/index.html


    Shizamus
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    (1/5/03 11:23:25 am)
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    The only retirement plan TRAITORS deserve is , death !

    DO MORE LAWS GIVE US MORE FREEDOM ?

    www.infowars.com
     
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