<<SS has never been outside of the budget; there has never been a lock box. The only way to make such would the to significantly increase taxes or cut benefits to start building up such deposits.>>The file cabinets full of the treasury notes for what is owed to social security exists and are full. IT is not a lock box , you are correct and the Congress and all administrations raid it on a regular basis, but neither is social security paid from income tax revenue, it is paid from social security revenue, and after the 2%cut the last 2 years some of the treasury notes were paid to have enough funds.....<<Medicare is insurance. It is not pre-paid medical care. If you want it to be pre-paid medical care, then the cost would need to significantly increase as most people consume more care than what they pay in. >>It is pre paid insurance then ....
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