Every time they get into office they try to kill it. Or rob it blind. EVERY STINKING TIME. 1
Believe it or not this is because they feel you deserve nothing more than to work your ass off, at a minimal salary for 40 or 50 years, then should die expeditiously. None of this lingering around and using up cash they feel belongs to them, regardless of the fact it’s actually your money; you are, after all, overpaid and under-worked and the government has plans for that money.
This has always been so and will always be so; you’ll see yet another instance of it should Socks actually get into the White House next January. Once again, the plan will be to save Social Security
Why…that’s barely any money at all!
But sure as Thor made little silver hammers some leading politician is going to explain to us soon that those numbers are misleading and what we really need to do is turn the whole kit and caboodle over to Wall Street.
Where their close personal friends will keep an eye on it for us. 4
- Shrub’s attempt to ‘privitize’ SSI falls right in line with that sacred tradition. ↩
- That’s right, folks — I DID say $2.7 trillion dollars. ↩
- Not only that but the majority of those hoggish Baby Boomers will have passed their expiry date, to be followed by a much less populous Gen X. ↩
- And what could possibly go wrong there? ↩