I think the senior tax exemption is a wonderful benefit for people who are elderly. It is quite fair, and an honor, to anyone who reaches elderly status. I would go so far as to state that those who are complaining are young enough to work and make an income that is not fixed.
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We do little to honor our elderly in this country. So let's be thankful that people who get to be elderly have a little something to be honored for. And the rest of us, let's work for our living, and if it means we have to pay a little more in taxes, so be it. I can't think of a population that deserves it more. I'm just glad I can work and have options, many elderly people don't.
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