This was sent to me, I am forwarding it because it does touch a nerve in me..
This is another example of what Rick Perry called "TREASON in high places" !!! Get angry and pass this on! Remember, not only did you contribute to Social Security but your employer did too.
It totaled 15% of your income before taxes.
If you averaged only $30K over your working life, that's close to $220,500.
you calculate the future value of $4,500 per year (yours & your
employer's contribution) at a simple 5% (less than what the govt. pays
on the money that it borrows), after 49 years of working you'd have
If you took out only 3% per year, you'd receive
$26,787.60 per year and it would last better than 30 years (until you're
95 if you retire at age 65) and that's with no interest paid on that
final amount on deposit! If you bought an annuity and it paid 4% per
year, you'd have a lifetime income of $2,976.40 per month.
The folks in Washington have pulled off a bigger Ponzi scheme than Bernie Madhoff ever had.
Entitlement my backside, I paid
cash for my social security insurance!!!!
Just because they borrowed the money, doesn't make my benefits some kind of charity or handout!!
unlimited paid sick days, now that's welfare, and they have the nerve to call my social security retirement entitlements?
We're "broke" and can't help our own Seniors, Veterans, Orphans, Homeless
In the last months we have provided aid to Haiti , Chile , and Turkey And now Pakistan ......home of bin Laden.
Literally, BILLIONS of DOLLARS!!!
retired seniors living on a 'fixed income' receive no aid nor do they
get any breaks while our government and religious organizations pour
Hundreds of Billions of $$$$$$'s and Tons of Food to Foreign Countries!
call Social Security and Medicare an entitlement even though most of us
have been paying for it all our working lives and now when it’s time
for us to collect, the government is running out of money. Why did the
government borrow from it in the first place? Imagine if the
*GOVERNMENT* gave 'US' the same support they give to other countries.
Sad isn't it?
99% of people won't have the guts to forward this.