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Old 05-16-2019, 08:16 AM
Balthisar is offline
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Originally Posted by Ravenman View Post
It doesn't mean benefits are guaranteed. It means the debt instruments that compose the Trust Fund are constitutionally guaranteed, just like all other lawfully issued debt of the United States.
Well, I don't think anyone is disputing that. In the context of the conversation, when people say "the trust fund is empty," they're worried about their benefits.