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Is the Federal deficit larger than the Federal Government says it is?


Social Security has been used by several Presidents such as Lyndon Johnson, George Bush Sr., George Bush Jr., Bill Clinton, even Barack Obama. Social security funds have been used to fund other programs and a few wars without ever being repaid and currently Social Security can only invest in non-negotiable, non-interest bearing markers. Since the Social Security funds are part of the unified budget the deficit numbers look smaller than they actually are

 

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