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More Evidence the Government is Running a Giant Ponzi Scheme

Curtis108 Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 12:41 PM
Flamer: SS benefits are being paid out of current contributions, as a Ponzi scheme does. The bank IS NOT a Ponzi scheme because, while my money may not be available for immediate withdrawal, I could get money money back with out regard to whether the bank ever has another depositor or not. Nice try at conflating two fundamentally different ideas.

The U.S. birth rate just hit a new low which has liberal media outlets like NPR pointing out that Medicare and Social Security are in trouble as a result. Why? Because the program isn't being paid for with money former workers put into the system, that's already been spent by the government, but by young people currently working.

The U.S. birth rate hit an all-time low last year, according to a report from the Pew Research Center — just 63 births per 1000 women of childbearing age.

This is a problem. Not just because...