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Oh, Good: Social Security to Run Out Even Sooner than We Thought

James554 Wrote: Apr 24, 2012 12:46 PM
The "trust funds" are bookkeeping devices. The cash money comes from current revenues and borrowing. The funds are already "out of cash"

At this point it seems almost silly, quibbling about exact dates and amounts and whatnot, when it is already perfectly, completely, undeniably clear that we're on the fast track to an entitlement crisis the likes of which the free world has never seen. If the economy of a small country like Greece can go belly-up as a result of their welfare-heavy, socialist policies and cause such a massive headache in the eurozone, it's frightening to think of the chaos that will ensue when the planet's most productive nation financially implodes -- and if we don't steer clear of the path...