Mary Laur

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    When did Medicare and Social Security become "entitlements?" We have paid for these most of our adult lives.
     
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    By being under funded and misapplied.
     
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    Medicare maybe but Social Security has worked very well.
     
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    There are People drawing from Social Security that have put either nothing or little into it. We have an Illegal Immigration Problem.
     
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    But Social security does have a surplus and will be fine until 2037 and maybe longer if the economy improves. But if there are illegal immigrants are getting SS that is a crime and should be stopped.
     
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    From MSNBC:


    Social Security disability on verge of insolvency: Associated Press - MSN Money
     
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    Do you know how many of their children are getting SS benefits? Neither parent has paid into the system but the kids get the money.
     
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    I'n not sure about SS disability but 2 decades later is 2037.
    but here is the 2011 report fron the SSA:

    Trustees Report Summary
     
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    no I don't.I don't see how they could get benefits without documentation.
     
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    They get Documentation by being born here.
     

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