and I'm not impressed with Bush's half-truths. Did you read the article?
I'm also not impressed with the fact that both parties have raided SS to help balance the budget and, now that it's time to put it back, they're in a panic that they might have to use general funds to put the money back and are trying to come up with other solutions.
They are hooked on using the excess SS funds to hide the true deficit and can't imagine having to put the funds back. There would be no SS shortfall then.
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Claim: "One way for a younger worker to come closer to what the government has promised is to be able to take a portion of the money and get a better rate of return on your own money than that which the Social Security system gets."
Claim: "It's your money, and the interest off that money goes to supplement the Social Security check that you're going to get from the federal government. Personal accounts is an add-on to that which the government is going to pay you. It doesn't replace the Social Security system. It is a part of getting a better rate of return to come closer to the promises made."
Claim: "If we don't act, we're looking at about an $11 trillion hole for the American taxpayer coming up. This is a big liability not for me or baby boomers ... but if you're a young worker, you've got a problem."