Originally Posted by Direckshun
Today it's solvent.
The program is solvent, and pays out 100% of its benefits.
The short-sightedness that you're demonstrating is what gets us into unnecessarily painful fiscal messes. It's long past time to reject your kind of thinking. It's time to either fund the promises we've already made or modify the promises, far enough in advance that people have time to prepare themselves.
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