I agree except that it's not stolen, SSA needs to get a return on the pool of money they collect and the US government is the primary (but not only) entity they lend to, to get a return on the pool of funds.
Liberal Democrats got elected by an ill informed populace and the GG was horribly ignorant and gullible when it comes to politics. Hard working . . . yes, patriotic . . . yes, but honestly so was every other generation before them. They just seem different because of the increase in the number of lazy ticks in our society.