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Fixing the Fiscal Cliff Will Hasten Entitlement Crisis

Smitty41inPB Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 8:37 PM
SS was supose to be a last resort safety net, entitlement was reached when you became 1 yr older than the avg lif expectancy. Simple return it to the original structure, currently 79 for men and 83 for women. The disability section is terminated. See all better know, and mediscare is to be tied to SS so that helps tremendously, and be sure to inform people people are living longer these days so it will likely be higher for most ppl before they can cash in. Might want to start investing when ur young.
The coming fiscal cliff's mix of tax hikes and spending cuts are projected to seriously hamper economic growth over the next two years, and Congressional leaders would be wise to negotiate fixes for the problems. One of the more popular potential fixes, however, is only going to hasten the coming entitlement crisis by worsening the finances of Social Security.

A one-year extension of the employee-side payroll tax cut was passed in December of 2011. It's scheduled to lapse along with the other fiscal cliff policies in 2012. This is a particularly popular tax cut because it goes by and large...