Inequality is little more than robbery.

More money going to the wealthy means that less money goes to payroll taxes.

Social Security, the federal anti-poverty program inaugurated during the Great Depression, is funded in two, and only two, ways: a payroll tax and a tax on benefits themselves. The first, and biggest, way — and it accounts for 96% of the funds — is a payroll tax; anybody who receives a paycheck between $1 and about…

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An unwieldy mix of the sacred and the profane, uneasily co-existing in an ever more fragile shell. Celebrating no-shave Nov since Sept 1989.

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An unwieldy mix of the sacred and the profane, uneasily co-existing in an ever more fragile shell. Celebrating no-shave Nov since Sept 1989.