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View Diary: No Cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid (173 comments)

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  •  NO, you're wrong. The SS trust fund is a (2+ / 0-)
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    evangeline135, SingleVoter

    creditor having loaned the federal gov't. over time funds which were used to finance the deficit. So when those T-bills are redeemed, that is NOT incurring more deficit spending unless the Congress decides to do so. They could fund those obligations with higher taxes, for example.

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