It Could be Dry by 2016

2015-0726 Out of Money

According to an Associated Press article, the 11 million people who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts in 2016 — unless Congress acts, the government said.

The trustees that oversee Social Security said the disability trust fund will run out of money in late 2016, right in the middle of a presidential campaign. That would trigger an automatic 19 percent cut in benefits.

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    1. Rob, your solution sounds reasonable to me. If we stopped, or perhaps drastically reduced, the money we spend killing people (including our own soldiers), we would have more money to find solutions to real problems. ~ Scott

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