While these taxes have so far always been equally shared by employers and employees, even FDR (President Roosevelt) had wanted Social Security to be less burdensome for employees.
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Why do we continue to pour money into this bankrupt system that will be insolvent before long? Allow the American people to take a portion of what they "contribute" every paycheck, and use it for their own retirement fund. Do this gradually so that the people who currently have nothing but social security are not left holding the bag, and so those who are not there yet will rely on it less when they do retire.