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Official Lies

MadisonWannabe Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 2:02 PM
You are entitled to it, so instead of having Obama collect it for you, why don't you go directly to your children and grand children to collect it? You cut out the middle man this way, and you will get to see your grand children more often. And you get to see them go without so you can collect what they owe you. After all, you helped pass laws saying they owe you.

Let's expose presidential prevarication. Earlier this year, President Barack Obama warned that Social Security checks will be delayed if Congress fails to increase the government's borrowing authority by raising the debt ceiling. However, there's an issue with this warning. According to the 2012 Social Security trustees report, assets in Social Security's trust funds totaled $2.7 trillion, and Social Security expenditures totaled $773 billion. Therefore, regardless of what Congress does about the debt limit, Social Security recipients are guaranteed their checks. Just take the money from the $2.7 trillion assets held in trust.

Which is the lie, Social Security checks must be...