Have you ever heard a democrat refer to the SS fund when he talks about reducing the deficit or balancing the budget?
Originally Posted by Chachma v'Oz
Not if it results in the same outcome. Under tax and spend, you end up with a vastly larger government and debt required to feed it. Certainly less responsible.
I googled this claim and, surprise, find it mentioned only on partisan blogs and in opinion pieces. Nothing documented. I was a grown man and provider at the time and don't remember anything of the sort, which may explain why evidence supporting it is scarce. If what you speculate comes true, tax and spend is a damn sight more responsible than borrow and spend.
The ambassador died, Obama lied.