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If you read trustees report, SS will only be able to pay 75% of projected benefits in 19 years.

Going forward most of scaled back benefits could be paid from payroll taxes.

The idea it will crash a Ponzi scheme belies the facts.

Conservatives and their corporate lackies would like to privitize it and that's where the means testing mantra begins.

In 19 years I'll 77 if they slice my benefit whoop de doo, I'll be 77, it beats the alternative.

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