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Instead of penalizing seniors, Congress should fix the program so it puts seniors' health first.
According to IRS officials, IRS has the capability to identify employers who file wage statements with inaccurate SSNs but does not have a dedicated compliance program for penalizing them.
Earlier in the day, Hahn Hwa Kap, chairman of the South Korean ruling Millennium Democratic Party, suggested that an end to remittances by the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon) to North Korea would be one way of penalizing the North for its alleged nuclear weapons development.
In the context of a global system of fiat currencies, currency "speculation" is the free market's way of penalizing central banks that inflate too irresponsibly -- that is, create too much money out of thin air.