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Social Security Taxes Aren't "Your" Money

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02/13/2023Ryan McMaken

The government can't return the SS money it stole in the past. It's impossible. That money's gone. Taxing today's workers to "pay back" pensioners is just creating a new group of tax victims. 

Original Article: "Social Security Taxes Aren't "Your" Money"

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Social Security Taxes Aren't "Your" Money