"Politicians have tried and failed for decades to go after Social Security directly. Now, they’re seeking to raid the system’s dedicated revenue as a pathway to destroying it.If the money lost in payroll contributions is replaced with general revenue, Social Security will still be a target. Currently, Social Security doesn’t add a penny to the deficit. Raiding its dedicated revenue is a set up to the claim that it must be cut in the name of reining in the debt! Step One: Slash payroll contributions.Step Two: Slash Benefits.Step Three: Drown Social Security in the bathtub."