Posted: November 1, 2014
Tom Udall always refers to protecting Social Security as if it were the Holy Grail. His way of protecting it is to do nothing to it, make no changes, make no adjustments, and fight anyone who has an idea that if the program is not reworked it will not be able to pay out benefits in the manner in which people have been accustomed.
With no changes, the Social Security system will only be able to pay out 70% of the benefits due by the year 2030, which is only 16 years away.
Tom Udall, we guess, figures he will still be in power and will address the problem in 16 years and run a new campaign on fixing Social Security for the people after refusing for three decades.
The linked article shows one area Social Security has needed to be fixed. It has given Nazi war criminals benefits for years, even after they have been deported from the U.S.
It will be some time though before he gets to this small issue. He is working on changing climate at the moment. That is more important than giving away some young person’s hared earned money to war criminals.
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