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Thread: America Did Not Invent Slavery — It Ended Slavery

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    It's not a benefit, as they've taken nearly 15% of my earnings (1/2 from me and 1/2 from my employer) the entire time I've been working (up to the annual cap). I haven't been able to invest it - and I've had to put a percentage away - most recently 20% (up to the annual cap) each and every year of my entire professional life - to live off the earnings. How is it a benefit. At best, it should have been an annuity - but Mordor squandered it. So, on all the money I put in there, I'm going to get some paltry sum that doesn't even come close to what I could've gotten had I invested it in TFMB's.

    It's actually theft, not a benefit.
    Because it's not voluntary. There should be a way to opt out and invest the monies as you see fit.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    It's not a benefit, as they've taken nearly 15% of my earnings (1/2 from me and 1/2 from my employer) the entire time I've been working (up to the annual cap). I haven't been able to invest it - and I've had to put a percentage away - most recently 20% (up to the annual cap) each and every year of my entire professional life - to live off the earnings. How is it a benefit. At best, it should have been an annuity - but Mordor squandered it. So, on all the money I put in there, I'm going to get some paltry sum that doesn't even come close to what I could've gotten had I invested it in TFMB's.

    It's actually theft, not a benefit.
    I see some benefit, but only because we would be supporting 1/2 of the country who would never put away a dime. They would just put everyone on disability and fund it through the general fund.
    Otherwise I find the entire process to be the worst investment you are forced to make.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    Because it's not voluntary. There should be a way to opt out and invest the monies as you see fit.
    But half of America never would and then we would be forced to support them. We cannot have the liberals dying in the streets. They block traffic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolina73 View Post
    But half of America never would and then we would be forced to support them. We cannot have the liberals dying in the streets. They block traffic.
    Joe would make it part of infrastructure sure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Evidently you don't. Since those that are pushing CRT, state that intent doesnt matter. That the outcome no matter intent still produces systemic racism.
    Again; you're ignorant on the issue.
    Make everything from toy guns that spark, to flesh-colored Christs that glow in the dark. It’s easy to see without looking too far, that not much is really sacred.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jet57 View Post
    Again; you're ignorant on the issue.
    Actually, he's not the ignorant one.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by jet57 View Post
    Again; you're ignorant on the issue.
    Your white privilege is showing again.
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