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VT Senator Wants To Put The Socialism Into Social Security

I just saw this idiocy on Facebook yesterday and it was so beyond aggravating that I had to share it in today’s Roar and vent a bit. From an image that Rep. Bernie Sanders posted, which has over 50,000 likes.

Today, a CEO making $50 million a year pays the same amount into Social Security as someone earning $117,000.

If we lifted the cap and applied the Social Security payroll tax on income above $250,000 we could extend the solvency of Social Security another 47 years. And that's exactly what my legislation does."
- Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Apparently Bernie Sanders views himself as a modern day Robin Hood, robbing the rich to feed the poor, despite that going against the basic rights of those high-salaried individuals to keep the wages that they work hard for.

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most americans love socialism

most americans love socialism and cannot live without it. Most of them also cannot define it. But then again most cannot define freedom either.

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good things is my religion. Thomas Paine, Godfather of the American Revolution