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    Retarded, I mean retired
  1. Social In Security

    Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 06:43:51 -0600 FYI... SOCIAL SECURITY NOW CALLED 'FEDERAL BENEFIT PAYMENT'/ENTITLEMENT! Have you noticed, your Social Security check is now referred to as a "Federal Benefit Payment"? I'll be part of the one percent to forward this. I am forwarding it because it touches a nerve in me, and I hope it will in you. Please keep passing it on until everyone in our country has read it. The government is now referring to our Social Security checks as a “Federal Benefit Payment.†This isn’t a benefit – its earned income! Not only did we all contribute to Social Security but our employers did too. It totaled 15% of our income before taxes. If you averaged $30K per year over your working life, that's close to $180,000 invested in Social Security. If you calculate the future value of your monthly investment in social security ($375/month, including both your and your employer’s contributions) at a meager 1% interest rate compounded monthly, after 40 years of working you'd have more than $1.3+ million dollars saved! This is your personal investment. Upon retirement, if you took out only 3% per year, you'd receive $39,318 per year, or $3,277 per month. That’s almost three times more than today’s average Social Security benefit of $1,230 per month, according to the Social Security Administration (Google it - it’s a fact). And your retirement fund would last more than 33 years (until you're 98 if you retire at age 65)! I can only imagine how much better most average-income people could live in retirement if our government had just invested our money in low-risk interest-earning accounts. Instead, the folks in Washington pulled off a bigger Ponzi scheme than Bernie Madoff ever did. They took our money and used it elsewhere. They “forgot†that it was OUR money they were taking. They didn’t have a referendum to ask us if we wanted to lend the money to them. And they didn’t pay interest on the debt they assumed. And recently, they’ve told us that the money won’t support us for very much longer. But is it our fault they misused our investments? And now, to add insult to injury, they’re calling it a “benefit,†as if we never worked to earn every penny of it. Just because they “borrowed†the money, doesn't mean that our investments were a charity! Let’s take a stand. We have earned our right to Social Security and Medicare. Demand that our legislators bring some sense into our government – Then call it what it is: Our Earned Retirement Income. 99% of people won't forward this. Will you?
  2. Wife is doing great so maybe I can make this one. She had her last treatment friday.
  3. ITD DINNER MEET. Wed March 21

    Wont make this one guys. Got some really bad news. The wife was diagnoist with cancer so have been spending a lot of time in the hospital. She had a operation last week and all went great until friday. Doc called and said they missed some margine so she goes back in on saterday for another surgery. They are confident they can get it all this trip. Danm I sure hope so. Wish I could be with you guys!!
  4. Howdy

    Welcome. Outdoors for me to.
  5. IDAHO Dinner Meet, Wed, February 15th, 2012

    Was planning Big Smoke. Relatives from Portland decided to come over this weekend so Mama sayes no way. Boy is that a bummer. Wander what it would be like not having relatives.
  6. fuel gauage is retarted

    I carry 147 Gal. when full in my dodge. Don't have to fill up often but when I do ouch.
  7. IDAHO Dinner Meet, Wed, February 15th, 2012

    Muddy need more info on upcoming events. Dyno days, camp trips ETC. Need to plan so mamma dosn't get upset.:lol:
  8. the perfct 4 seat utv for gary

    You guys are scaring me!!! :lol:
  9. Got Smart

    Got the gauges installed and the PPE deep Trans. pan. Gauges all work great and trans. temp barely moves. Weather probably has a lot to do with that but am really happy with the results. ELKSLAYER don't know if the new will ever wear off . To much fun.
  10. JANUARY ITD DINNER MEET, WED, JAN 18

    Sorry I couldn't make it. Sounds like I missed a good time and a great meal.
  11. Surgery

    Have'nt met you yet Dutch but am pulling for you with much smoke.
  12. This is Just Insane!!! I Want One!!!!

    Im with ELKSLAYER on this one. Not only no but HELL NO!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. Got Smart

    Ya got smoke now. Love it
  14. Chinese computer chips found in US Airforce planes

    Damn Am I back in Nam again. This SH does'nt make any sence. Or does it.
  15. Got Smart

    Hi guys. Got my smarty jr today. Being an old fart and not knowing anything about tech. I was a little worried about install. Thank all of you for your advice. Got the install right and this thing rocks. Oh forgot I was an old fart for a minute. Seriously Thank you guys for your help. Gauges are on the way with PPE deep trans. pan. What a differance.:ok:
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