Since many of us have paid into FICA for years and are now receiving a Social Security check every month-and then finding that we are getting taxed on 85% of the money we paid to the federal government to “put away,” you may be interested in the following:
Q: Who took Social Security from an independent fund and put it in the general fund so that Congress could spend it?
A: It was Lyndon Johnson and the Democratic-controlled House and Senate.
Q: Which party put a tax on Social Security?
A: The Democratic party.
Q: Which party increased the tax on Social Security?
A: The Democratic Party with Al Gore casting the deciding vote.
Q: Which party decided to give SS money to immigrants?
A: The Democratic Party sponsored bill to give immigrants who move into this country Social Security. At 65 immigrants get Social Security income although they never paid any money into it.