But you LIKE IT that old people were suckered into thinking they were paying into a retirement fund and are being asked to just do without it and can't do jack about it.
“But you LIKE IT that old people were suckered into thinking they were paying into a retirement fund and are being asked to just do without it and can’t do jack about it. “
They KNEW FULL WELL that their money was being spent as it came in, and then some. I can even remember, DECADES AGO, when I started working - everyone in my age group was saying that the money would not be there for them when they retired.
It was NO SECRET, everyone knew the money was being spent as it came in. But all I’m asking for now is that we tax ourselves to meet those obligations, so that your generation can have its Winnebagos, just like the prior generation - I just don’t want the debt. I’ve already given up on you guys (can’t you tell), I just worry about my kids...because that means something, at least TO ME. The
For HEAVEN’S SAKE, they have $16 Trillion of debt on their backs TODAY - the least you guys can do, if you really want the money that bad, is agree to increase taxes enough to cover it.
The news story made it sound like he and his wife had sold jewelry, family heirlooms, etc to come up with the money. The sellers told him to pick up the puppies at the ATL Airport Kennel.
Do I feel sorry for him? Yeah, but do I think he should be able to pass on the price of his....whatever, to my kids?
What do you think?