Someone answer me a simple little question

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    How will medicare and SS be funded going into the future?
     
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    Keep in mind, the projected liabilities already far exceed the public's net worth.
     
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    Did you ask this when the Iraq war was declared?
     
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    When the Iraq War was declared I was politically and economically apathetic.

    If I knew then what I know now......

    Nice try though I guess.
     
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    Let's be real though.

    Iraq has cost a trillion, and while I don't even remotely support the escapade, that piddly little amount of money is no match for the 80+ trillion in entitlement liabilities.

    We could pull out of every country in the world and still risk going broke over the big 3 entitlements.

    It's a nice idea in theory to keep everyone covered with those safety nets, but the reality is we'll never have enough money to pay for it all.

    Does that concern you?
     
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    Doesn't answer the question...


    Here, try this:

    ¿Cómo seguro de enfermedad y los SS serán el entrar financiado el futuro?
     
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    House, somehow that's racist. I'm gonna figure out exactly how and then scold you for it.
     
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    Duh. Raise the retirement age to 102. Helloooo.
     
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    he always deflects
     

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