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Entitlements: Washington´s
Official Lies About Spending

Investor´s Business Daily, by Walter Williams

Original Article

Posted By:SoCalGal, 1/29/2013 10:38:37 PM

Let´s expose presidential prevarication. Earlier this year, President 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. Which is the lie, Social Security checks must be delayed if the debt ceiling is not raised or there´s $2.7 trillion in the Social Security trust funds? (Snip) they are both lies.

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How many Americans know how Social Security works? WW tells them. And gives the Republicans some advice.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 1/29/2013 11:04:21 PM     (No. 9147547)

I saw a segment focusing on immigration on WGN, Chicago. They were at an immigrant center, no one was eager to do something to help the country. They were wanting the government to step up and not wait for any border enforcement. They had waited long enough and now it was time to reward their support for Democrats.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 1/29/2013 11:22:56 PM     (No. 9147567)

When you get to 2020 the spending curve turns into a vertical line going sky high. By then interest rates won´t be at zero and debt service will be almost as big a problem. It´s maddening.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: iamtinman, 1/29/2013 11:31:56 PM     (No. 9147576)

Walt, Don´t give the people the truth. They´ve already shown they can´t handle the truth! As long as the government checks keep coming they don´t care who writes them or where the money is coming from.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/30/2013 12:31:44 AM     (No. 9147648)

Lying is such a habit with the guy and his cigars, I mean czars.

With all of the haters, he wouldn´t want to see ticked off old people.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/30/2013 2:15:45 AM     (No. 9147708)

Remember that video of the old people attacking Dan Rostenkowski in his car?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/30/2013 5:32:59 AM     (No. 9147768)

A few decades ago, the TV show "60 Minutes" used to do investigative journalism. The found scam artists, showed how they operate, got it on tape. All of those guys remind me of obama.

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