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Social Security goes broke in 2018?

  1. qwark profile image56
    qwarkposted 6 years ago

    I paid into SS for over 30 yrs!

    Why the hell did gov't use it as a "general fund" and destroy a good thing?


  2. psycheskinner profile image82
    psycheskinnerposted 6 years ago

    And now they say it is "unsustainable", as if any account you are allowed to steal from at will could be "sustainable". Similar to what some of the states have done to pension funds for civil servants....

  3. optimus grimlock profile image58
    optimus grimlockposted 6 years ago

    when I was in the 9th grade wewere told ss wouldnt be around for our generation to collect it, they were right. That was 17 years ago, makes you wonder why wasnt it fixed then????

  4. Reality Bytes profile image81
    Reality Bytesposted 6 years ago

    But?  Wait a sec?  I remember hearing about a Social Security lockbox?

    Has someone stolen OUR money?

    Where are the charges?

  5. knolyourself profile image61
    knolyourselfposted 6 years ago

    All a scam. Wall Street wants the social security lock box like they want the public education system and everything else.

    1. R.S. Hutchinson profile image80
      R.S. Hutchinsonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I second that.

  6. qwark profile image56
    qwarkposted 6 years ago

    If it goes "bust" guys, those who are already on it are voters...and the reaction will be catastrophe for recipients and for politicians.

    The "fund" has been used by politicians, since it's creation, as a "general fund."

    That gives ya an idea as to the intelligence and intent of politicians who aren't replaced after a max of 8 yrs in office.

    Corruption becomes rampant and chronic!