Democrats don't want to raise taxes. They want the upper class to pay their fair share. Many of them don't work very hard for their money.
Many working poor people work a lot harder for their money. Democrats want a fair and equitable tax system that doesn't reward the rich at the expense of the poor. Paying taxes is the price for living in a decent society. Tell these so-called conservatives that they need to stop borrowing and putting our country into more debt and inevitable bankruptcy. Iraq is the financial 800 pound gorilla in the room.
The Bush government wants to regulate how you invest your private accounts, anyway, so they offer not much of a choice in privatization.
Social Security is fine the way it is. It's worked well for decades. Don't let Wall Street steal it away from poor elderly people who have paid into it. Bush can't improve on FDR.