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Your View 8/30: Check it out

Friday, August 30, 2002

I would like to ask your readers to check out the following facts:

Lyndon Johnson and the Democratic-controlled Congress took Social Security from an independent fund and put it in the general fund.

The Democratic party put a tax on Social Security.

The Democratic Party increased the tax on Social Security, with Al Gore casting the deciding vote.

The Democratic Party gave the immigrants to moved to this country at 65 and received Social Security and SSI, without ever having paid a dime into it.

Now we are being told President Bush is ruining Social Security! Do we as thinking, intelligent people want to believe everything we are being told or do we want to spend a little time and energy in checking the facts? The future of our country depends on each of us taking the time to be informed and making decisions based on accurate information instead of 60-second "news bites."

Patsy Brown