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Your Views: Government should return what it stole from Social Security
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Back in 1960 when Lyndon Johnson was president, he and the Democrats said we had more money in the Social Security fund than we would ever spend. So they borrowed (or stole) money from the fund to spend on their greedy pet projects.

They promised to pay the money back, but it has been more than 40 years. When were they planning to pay back the money they stole? But you know how our government works, right?

Now our government is saying our Social Security fund is broke. I say to the government: Put the money that you stole back, plus interest, and it will make our Social Security fund solvent. It will not go broke, and the people who paid this money into Social Security will be able to draw it out to live on in their time of need when they retire.

Ray Lingerfelt
Gainesville

 

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