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Social Security for Sale
'Billionaires for Bush' placed the American Social Security System up for sale on eBay. Apparently it was quickly pulled, but Billionaires for Bush has archived the auction on their own site:

Due to the surprising failure of carefully staged "conversations" across America to convince the American Public that Privatizing Social Security is a good thing, we have decided to take matters into our own hands. As a favor to President Bush and offered exclusively here to the winning bidder who meets our reserve, (must be a private Brokerage Firm, see details below) Billionaires For Bush can't wait to pull the switch on retirement security by circumventing Congress, the Will of the People, and good sense. Why not cut right to the chase? Concurrent with White House Goals and the Cato Institute, we're AUCTIONING OFF SOCIAL SECURITY!
Categories: Business/Finance, eBay, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Thu Mar 24, 2005
Comments (3)
I'm so glad that Americans have fought for free speech so hard, otherwise I wouldn't have got to read this hilarious, scathing satire.

whitehouse.org has some pretty good stuff, don't they?


Ha ha, "Dress to opress!"

LOL
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Thu Mar 24, 2005  at  03:01 AM
Selling off Social Security, and for pennies on the dollar at that, is simply, in plainer language, what the Reaganites and Bushites have been trying to do for decades now.
Sometimes the truth hurts.
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Dallas, Texas  on  Thu Mar 24, 2005  at  07:18 PM
actually, congress has been loaning it away for quite some time now. how's that any better?
Posted by gerd derkinson  on  Fri Mar 25, 2005  at  04:05 AM
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