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Old 05-17-2019, 06:56 AM
spifflog is offline
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Originally Posted by Wrenching Spanners View Post
Having said that, l0k1ís basic idea is still less hare-brained than the idea proposed in the OP.
I don't know about that.

With Medicare, Medicaid and SS eating up half of the federal budget and growing and with interest on the debt at 10% and growing, adding to the nation's unfunded liability to the tune of $1T or more per year seems like a path to unmitigated disaster.

Future generations of Americans are at some point going to have to pay the bill for the lifestyle Americans have lived and not funded for the last 50 years. Do we really want to add more debt to our children and grandchildren?