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Response to Taitertots (Reply #5)

Mon Mar 28, 2016, 11:51 AM

9. 2.8 trillion is trivial?


Not sure what you mean. That 2.8 trillion in the trust fund was already lent to the government and spent and 2.8 trillion is hardly trivial. I'm sure Congress would never default, but repayment of that 2.8 trillion may meet political resistance when it approaches 150-200 billion a year... and Congress then will certainly propose what it's already proposed: cuts in SS benefits.

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