Mike Rants on the current state of affairs in the good ole USA
What our government doesn’t tell you will leave you destitute in your old age and our sons and daughters dead on a foreign battlefield.
For the last 22 years, Congress has used surplus tax revenues going into Social Security to hide the real level of federal deficit spending. This money was originally intended to pay for future benefits but has been used to pay for anything congress wanted to spend it for. Say an illegal war!!
In 1983 the government has collected more Social Security taxes than it needed to pay benefits, and the excess taxes were given to the federal government to spend on whatever it wished. Things like Ron Reagan’s star wars failed defense system, thanks Ronny. In return, the SSI trust fund received a worthless IOU note that will have to be paid back by future generations.
What really stinks, money stolen from the SSI fund has been used to hide the real level of deficit spending. So for example if Congress borrows say 50 billion from this fund to help pay for the occupation of Iraq, then 250 billion worth of deficit spending gets reported as 200 billion.
In about 2017 the SSI surplus comes to an end and the poor souls still working will be paying for my SSI benefits. We have to honor the obligation of protecting our seniors but this runaway deficit spending by Congress must stop NOW!!!!! This neo-convict war in Iraq must end NOW!!!!
This voodoo economics must end NOW!!! America has no business engaging in this empire building fiasco in the Middle East or anywhere in the world for that matter. We should eliminate all foreign military bases. We no longer need them to protect our country. The fear mongering neo-convicts scream 9/11 Islamic fascism, they will take over our country.
No other country in the world could invade America. Be realistic, the only two other countries in the world powerful enough to be a threat are now not interested in invading America.
Neo-convicts scream oh the terrorists are coming. Well we lost 3000 souls on September 11th 2001 but drunk drivers kill 50,000 Americans each year. So should we bomb Jack Daniels?? Cigarettes kill untold thousands each year so should we bomb Phillip Morris???
Americans wake up and stop sending these fools to congress and to the White House. We could use the money saved from invading countries to rebuild our roads and bridges. We could eliminate our energy crises by developing renewable energy technology.
Every front running candidate running for president wants to keep us in Iraq for what reason I can’t figure. We as Americans must save this country by demanding an end to the occupation of Iraq and demanding no war with Iran and return some sanity into our government.
Peace and Liberty through intelligence, strength, and integrity