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Wednesday, August 09, 2017

History Lesson on Your Social Security Card

Your Social Security Card - did you know?

Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn't know this. It's easy to check out, if you don't believe it. Be sure and show it to your family and friends. They need a little history lesson on what's what and it doesn't matter whether you are Democrat or Republican. Facts are Facts.

Social Security Cards up until the 1980's expressly stated the number and card were not to be used for identification purposes. Since nearly everyone in the United States now has a number, it became convenient to use it anyway and the message, NOT FOR IDENTIFICATION, was removed.

Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social Security (FICA) Program. He promised:

1.) That participation in the Program would be Completely voluntary,

No longer Voluntary

2.) That the participants would only have to pay 1% of the first $1,400 of their annual Incomes into the Program,

Now 7.65%
on the first $90,000

3.) That the money the participants elected to put into the Program would be deductible from their income for tax purposes each year,

No longer tax deductible

4.) That the money the participants put into the independent 'Trust Fund' rather than into the general operating fund, and therefore, would only be used to fund the Social Security Retirement Program, and no other Government program, and,

Under Johnson the money was moved to The General Fund and Spent

5.) That the annuity payments to the retirees would never be taxed as income.

Under Clinton & Gore
Up to 85% of your Social Security can be Taxed

Since many of us have paid into FICA for years and are now receiving a Social Security check every month -- and then finding that we are getting taxed on 85% of the money we paid to the Federal government to 'put away' --you may be interested in the following:
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Q: Which Political Party took Social Security from the independent 'Trust Fund' and put it into the general fund so that Congress could spend it?

A: It was Lyndon Johnson and the democratically controlled House and Senate.
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Q: Which Political Party eliminated the income tax deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding?

A: The Democratic Party.
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Q: Which Political Party started taxing Social Security annuities?

A: The Democratic Party, with Al Gore casting the 'tie-breaking' deciding vote as President of the Senate, while he was Vice President of the US
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Q: Which Political Party decided to start giving annuity payments to immigrants?

AND MY FAVORITE:

A: That's right!

Jimmy Carter and the Democratic Party.
Immigrants moved into this country, and at age 65, began to receive Social Security payments! The Democratic Party gave these payments to them, even though they never paid a dime into it!
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Then, after violating the original contract (FICA), the Democrats turn around and tell you that the Republicans want to take your Social Security away!

And the worst part about it is uninformed citizens believe it!

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Trump and the Republicans have the ability to fix all of this as part of tax reform....

Anonymous said...

Who now collects social security?

Democrats and Republicans alike. Don't like these SOCIALIST things? Don't collect!

Anonymous said...

It's very simple. Any and all democrat policies have NEVER and will NEVER be good for anyone. Democrats aren't the brightest bulbs in the pack but they do all lie constantly and are all very dishonest people so they will say their policies are good.
The truth is if ALL democrats were to suddenly disappear the country would IMMEDIATELY WITHOUT FAIL become a better place in ALL areas, socially economically etc-a utopia.
Democrats have NEVER and WILL NOT EVER contribute anything positive to society. They are all around nasty stupid people.

Anonymous said...

Proves Gov't is >> YOUR WORSE ENEMY

How come dumm ass Americans allow such things to happen ???

Trump needs to Fix this mess >>> TOP PRIORITY !! To Save us

Makes one HATE the damn Demon-crats >> ALL the MORE !!!

Anonymous said...

Gov't should have to Pay back every penny they have STOLEN
from us all
I have worked since I was ten yrs old and many in my family
died before getting any from Soc Secu
People from outside US should have to pay it back > Not
the Gov's to give to them > It is MY and YOUR damn $$$$$$$
STEALING by our own Gov't > Looks like they are the Biggest
Criminals to worry about > Time to lock them UP !!!!

Anonymous said...

If this were anywhere else in the world and we were treated like that......Asassanations would be at an All Time High !

Put that Damn money back in the frigg'in Trust Fund again
Not to EVER be stolen or used elsewhere again !!!!!!

Anonymous said...

No Taxes on it
No Limits on what you earn working / (Get Full amt at 62 )
Money to stay in YOUR family (not given out to others)
If family member dies remaining ones Get it too + theirs
Gov't cannot use it or any others
Double the amt given out now ( it is way behind )
Double medicare /medicaid / 100% med & Prescr covered

FIX IT NOW AMERICA YOU ALL WILL NEED TO !!!!

Anonymous said...

Also Not Right ....How Gov't trys to Keep it from you
Hoping you will die First and they can keep it ALL

By making age to get max higher and higher
You should get Max at age 62 with NO bull about how much
you can make working / Make ALL you want and still get MAX

It is YOUR AND MY Money and We, not the Gov't should control
it and have ALL say on what is done with it
NOT THE GOVT'S MONEY PERIOD !!!!!!

Anonymous said...

People it was Stolen from every one of Your Paychecks from
YOUR money ......Plus Your employer Had to Match that !!!

Looks like Your Govt is a MAFIA !!! You are just paying
Protection !!!

Hope you never need unemployment either .....your employer
pays that for you to the Govt ....and Govt tries all they can to Keep ALL that money from YOU so they can spend that
as they please for themselves.....Billions /Trillions !!!

lmclain said...

11:32 is so so right.

WHO in the hell do these slimy "leaders" think they are??
WE put OUR money (TAKEN by force) into a fund and NOW, they will say if you continue to work, we will cut your benefits????
Every now and then "the Tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants...."
Most of the people that are being extorted now will never see a dime of THEIR MONEY.
That used to be called robbery.
Now it's merely an "entitlement" that they are so generously allowing us use. Put THEM on SSI (they have exempted themselves from it). THEIR pension plan is much more princely than the one they force upon "we, the people". Because they are special.
TWO SETS OF LAWS.
Keep cheering.

Anonymous said...

US Gov't is just Communism in Disguise !!!!
They want you to THINK you are FREE But You are NOT
You are just a WORKING SLAVE , so slavery is alive & well !!

Things will only get worse if Trump does Not save us all
He better WIN the next term too ....we need it !!!!