Thursday, November 13, 2008

"Congress shal make no law"

RE: I want the same retirement plan as politicians! Screw SSI...

----------------- Bulletin Message -----------------
From: Pan Man
Date: Nov 13, 2008 1:12 AM


Ain't it great to be able to name your own figure for "retirement" income?

----------------- Original Message -----------------
From: NIGHTWATCH
Date: Nov 12, 2008 4:03 AM


From Rockin Foot:

SOCIAL SECURITY
>
>
> IT DOESN'T MATTER IF YOU ARE REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT!
>
> KEEP IT GOING!!!!
> 2008 Election Issue!!
>
> GET A BILL STARTED TO PLACE ALL POLITICIANS ON SOC. SEC.


>
>
> This must be an issue in '2008' Please! Keep it
> going.


>
> ----------------------------------
>
> SOCIAL SECURITY:
>
> (This is worth reading. It is short and to the point.

)
>
> Perhaps we are asking the wrong questions during election
> years.


>
> Our S enators and Congresswomen do not pay into Social
> Security and, of course, they do not collect from it.


>
> You see, Social Security benefits were not suitable for
> persons of their rare elevation in society.

They felt they
> should have a special plan for themselves.

So, many years
> ago they voted in their own benefit plan.


>
> In more recent years, no congressperson has felt the need
> to change it. After all, it is a great plan.


>
> For all practical purposes their plan works like this:
>
> When they retire, they continue to draw the same pay until
> they die.


>
> Except it may increase from time to time for cost of living
> adjustments..
>
> For example, Senator Byrd and Congressman White and their
> wives may expect to draw $7,800,000.

00 (that's Seven
> Million, Eight-Hundred Thousand Dollars), with their wives
> drawing $275, 000.00 during the last years of their lives.


>
> This is calculated on an average life span for each of
> those two Dignitaries.


>
>
> Younger Dignitaries who retire at an early age, will
> receive much more during the rest of their lives.


>
> Their cost for this excellent plan is$0.00. NADA..!
> ZILCH...
>
> This little perk they voted for themselves is free to t
> hem.You and I pick up the tab for this plan.

The funds for
> this fine retirement plan come directly from the General
> Funds;
>
> 'OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK '!
>
> From our own Social Security Plan, which you and I pay (or
> have paid) into,every payday until we retire (which amount
> is matched by our employer).

We can expect to get an average
> of $1,000 per month and the government raids our retirement
> plan to fund or balance the federal budget.


>
> Or, in other words, we would have to collect our average of
> $1,000 monthly benefits for 68 years and one (1) month to
> equal Senator! Bill Bradley's benefits!
>
> Social Security could be very good if only one small change
> were made.


>
> That change would be to:
>
>
> Jerk the Golden Fleece Retirement Plan from under the
> Senators and Congressmen.

Put them into the Social Security
> plan with the rest of us
>
>
> Then sit back.....
>
>
> And see how fast they would fix it.


>
> If enough people receive this, maybe a seed of awareness
> will be planted and maybe good changes will evolve.


>
>
>
> How many people CAN you send this to?
>
>
> Better yet......
>
>
> How many people WILL you send this to ?
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