I Thought Social Security Was a Great Successful Government Program??

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    Just another Govt miscalculation.

    After all. When SS was instituted 65 was considered old. Now folks are living into their 90's.

    Lets not forget all those drawing from SSI which comes is another name for SS. Plenty out there drawing who have never put a dime into SS.

    Anyone wonder why its going broke?? I sure don't.

    Another costly Govt entitlement lilke Medicare, Welfare. Medicaid.

    Oh yeah. Lets let em run HC for the Country. Jeeze.
     
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    Well then you're not too smart. :)
     
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    HUGE Deficits kill everything.
     
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    FYI claudette
    SSI... although managed by SS, does NOT come out of the SS retirement monies collected from us....
     
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    I assume it DOES come out of taxes payed???
     
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    you guys are blaming social security?

    social security collected and has the money for a few decades to draw off of folks, it is the paying back of that money to SS that clinton and bush admin borrowed the past 2 decades to supposedly balance their budgets that is the problem...it is federal over spending that is the problem imho.

    yes, there still needs to be SS reform such as extending the retirement age....my generation is no longer 65, it is 67 i think?......and that needs to go to 69-70 for the generation after me....or the salary cap of salary taxed SS may need extending to a larger group and a number of other reforms, all can bring us over the hump of the boomers.....

    MEDICARE/MEDICAID is a whole nuther story....we will be bankrupted by health care.
     
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    I wish to hell we would stop the insane military spending we do and take care of the things that actually matter.
     
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    I'm sure Iran and North Korea wish that too.

    Rick
     
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    There is a differance from the insane levels of spending and the needed spending.
     

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