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Old 11-14-2012, 03:33 PM   #31
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Default Re: The Fiscal Cliff

Originally Posted by Math2
It's different when raising revenue is taking from one group and giving to another.

That is essentially what Medicare and SS does. Take from young workers and give to old folks.

What people generally think of as welfare (aid to the poor/lazy or w/e you want to call it) is prob comparable in terms of spending to our national defense budget.
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